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The Voice of a Nation commemorative coin collection – ...

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The Gibraltar National Mint is delighted to announce that some of Dame Vera Lynn’s best-known songs are about to be featured on legal tender coins for the very first time.  The Voice of a Nation commemorative coin collection will be issued by the Gibraltar National Mint, with Royal approval by…

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The Voice of a Nation commemorative coin collection

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The Gibraltar National Mint is delighted to announce that some of Dame Vera Lynn’s best-known songs are about to be featured on legal tender coins for the very first time.  The Voice of a Nation commemorative coin collection will be issued by the Gibraltar National Mint, with Royal approval by…

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UNIVERSAL POSTAL UNION 49th International Letter-Writing Com...

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The Royal Gibraltar Post Office has launched the UPU 49th International Letter-Writing Competition 2020 in conjunction with the Gibraltar Department of Education. This year’s theme is: “Write a message to an adult about the world we live in” Almost one million children from 48 countries took part in last year’s…

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Coordinating Group Established to Monitor Coronavirus –...

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A meeting was held yesterday at No 6 Convent Place to discuss the outbreak of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus in China. A coordinating group of Government Departments, the Royal Gibraltar Police and Gibraltar’s Essential Services has been established as a precaution to monitor the situation and prepare for any possible…

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11th Joint Ministerial Council takes place in London –...

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The eleventh meeting of the UK-Gibraltar Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) took place in London this afternoon. This will be the last meeting of the Council before we leave the European Union at midnight on Friday. The Gibraltar delegation was led by the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and included the Deputy…

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Minister Licudi at Education World Forum and the BETT Show i...

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The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, attended last week the Education World Forum and the BETT Show in London. The Education World Forum is held in January each year and brings together Education Ministers and other professionals from almost 100 countries representing over two-thirds of the world’s population to…

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Ministry of Equality Liaises with Cultural Services to Broad...

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  The Ministry of Equality continues to work closely with partners as part of its strategy to raise awareness of equality issues. Last year, the Ministry for Equality met with Cultural Services to recommended a number of books on gender equality matters that could supplement the John Mackintosh Hall Library’s…

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Bereaved parents to be entitled to two weeks of paid leave f...

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Her Majesty’s Government of Gibraltar is set to introduce ‘Jack’s Law,’ under which bereaved parents will be entitled to two weeks of paid leave from work. In the UK, this initiative became known as ‘Jack’s Law’ in memory of Jack Herd whose mother, Lucy Herd, campaigned relentlessly on the issue….

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Gibraltar has a new Chief Fire Officer – 42/2020

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The newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Colin Ramirez has been a member of the Gibraltar Fire and Rescue Service since January 2000. He was awarded best overall recruit after completing a 16-week Fire-fighter Development Programme and hasn’t looked back since. During his career, CFO Ramirez has completed numerous specialised courses…

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Madrid Talks – 42/2020

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A meeting was held in Madrid today between the Governments of Gibraltar, the United Kingdom and Spain for the purpose of discussing the implementation of the MoUs agreed under the Withdrawal Agreement and, in particular, to prepare for the first meetings of the Committees established under the MoUs. These MoUs…

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