The United Kingdom and the elected governments of 12 British Overseas Territories have come together to release a Joint Declaration reaffirming their deep and historic partnership. The declaration was signed following a 2-day meeting held on November 14-15, 2023 attended by representatives from Anguilla, Ascension, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, Pitcairn Islands, St Helena, Tristan da Cunha and Turks and Caicos Islands.
Acknowledging the complex shifts in the global political, economic and technological landscape, the declaration emphasizes the UK’s continued commitment and responsibility to support the development needs of the Overseas Territories. It also highlights the diversity and shared values that unite the UK and the territories as one community and family. By reaffirming their partnership, both sides aim to build a more secure and sustainable future.
Read the original article here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/uk-overseas-territories-joint-declaration-a-modern-partnership-for-a-stronger-british-family/joint-declaration-of-governments-of-the-united-kingdom-and-british-overseas-territories-a-modern-partnership-for-a-stronger-british-family