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Governor Davis attends FCO Leadership Conference

His Excellency The Governor Adrian Davis

The Governor will be off island from 25 April to 5 May inclusive. He will be attending the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Leadership Conference in London and attend several bilateral meetings, along with Ministers at the Department for International Development.

According to a release from Government House, the main themes at the leadership Conference will cover issues including how to strive for diplomatic excellence; on agendas covering prosperity, security and consular issues; and the FCO role in preparation for the Olympics.

There will also be sessions on how the UK deals with the emerging powers; on how the use of new media such as Facebook and Twitter can help achieve foreign policy priorities; and how the FCO should work differently in the future to achieve objectives of greater efficiency and effectiveness.

The release stated that “of specific interest to the Overseas Territories, there will be meetings on the new White Paper (now expected to be released in mid-May); and joint sessions between the Governors and High Commissioners of the independent Caribbean states.

The Governor will also attend meetings on criminal justice, and attend the formal launch of the Commonwealth Diamond Jubilee Trust Fund.

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His Excellency The Governor Adrian Davis

The Governor will be off island from 25 April to 5 May inclusive. He will be attending the Foreign Commonwealth Office (FCO) Leadership Conference in London and attend several bilateral meetings, along with Ministers at the Department for International Development.

According to a release from Government House, the main themes at the leadership Conference will cover issues including how to strive for diplomatic excellence; on agendas covering prosperity, security and consular issues; and the FCO role in preparation for the Olympics.

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There will also be sessions on how the UK deals with the emerging powers; on how the use of new media such as Facebook and Twitter can help achieve foreign policy priorities; and how the FCO should work differently in the future to achieve objectives of greater efficiency and effectiveness.

The release stated that “of specific interest to the Overseas Territories, there will be meetings on the new White Paper (now expected to be released in mid-May); and joint sessions between the Governors and High Commissioners of the independent Caribbean states.

The Governor will also attend meetings on criminal justice, and attend the formal launch of the Commonwealth Diamond Jubilee Trust Fund.