• Gibraltar signs up to global UN campaign on clean seas

    Gibraltar signs up to global UN campaign on clean seas0

    Gibraltar became the 45th Government to join the United Nations Environment Clean Seas Campaign, when Minster for Environment Dr John Cortes signed a pledge yesterday at a World Environment Day event in Commonwealth Park. The campaign aims to bring countries together to contribute to the goals of the Global Partnership on Marine Litter, a voluntary

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  • Gibraltar Crown Counsel completes project with Afghanistan Government

    Gibraltar Crown Counsel completes project with Afghanistan Government0

    Gibraltar Crown Counsel Muhammad M. Rahman has successfully completed a project with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Afghanistan. Mr Rahman was selected in October 2017 as an International Consultant to develop a Legislative Drafting Manual for the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Mr Rahman’s assignment for the UNDP

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  • Scribbled in the margins, a clear message to Spain

    Scribbled in the margins, a clear message to Spain0

    As they walked into the UN Fourth Committee session in New York on Tuesday, Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the Gibraltar delegation were expecting a full-frontal diplomatic assault from Spain. For days in the run-up to the meeting, the rightwing Spanish daily ABC, which can be relied on to reflect Madrid’s line, had prepared the

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  • Britain dismisses Argentina’s maritime claim on Falklands

    Britain dismisses Argentina’s maritime claim on Falklands0

    Britain has dismissed claims that a UN body has expanded Argentina’s maritime territory to include the Falkland Islands. The Argentine Foreign Ministry said that its waters had increased by 0.66 million square miles and the decision will be key in its dispute with Britain over the islands. According to the ministry, the UN Commission on

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