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Through a Memorandum of Understanding, HM Customs, Gibraltar and Japan Tobacco International promote a joint effort against tobacco illicit trade.

Gibraltar will withdraw from the Strait Games and no longer participate in this annual event.

Yesterday evening, the Chief Minister hosted a Farewell Reception in honour of the Governor, Lt Gen Davis and Mrs Davis, at which the Governor was presented with a set of miniature keys in sterling silver.

The Coronavirus Co-ordinating Group has taken active measures to protect Gibraltar from the spread of the virus.

A meeting of the Gibraltar Contingency Council took place on the 11th Febuary 2020, to review security and civil contingency matters, including Gibraltar’s preparedness for Coronavirus Disease.

Government has today launched the Safety Advisory Group, with the purpose of bringing together key agencies, to ensure the safety of all events in our community.

Gibraltar Cultural Services have announced that the 2020 Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Monday 16th to Friday 20th March 2020.

Following the success of the first phase of Old Street Signs in February 2015, the Ministry of Business, Tourism and Transport is launching the second instalment of 5 new sites to be exhibited on engraved new street plaques.

Gibraltar Cultural Services is organising the Gibraltar-Artist Residency in Greece 2020. The cultural programme is organised in conjunction with Plan B. International Artist Studios, directed by artist Francis Gomila.

Seven Gibraltar teachers have successfully attended the UN Climate Change Teacher Academy in association with the One United Nations Climate Change Learning Partnership.

Gibraltar will mark our departure from the European Union tomorrow with a short and solemn ceremony at midnight.

The Ince’s Hall Theatre will be undergoing a new refurbishment project to keep in line with accessibility.

The Minister for Business has met with representatives of the Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses (GFSB) and The Mosaic Partnership as part of the ongoing progress and implementation of a Business Improvement District (BID) for Main Street.

The Ministry for Culture and Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) have announced that as from this Saturday 1st February 2020, the John Mackintosh Hall will be opening every Saturday from 10am to 2pm.

The Royal Gibraltar Post Office has launched the Universal Postal Union 49th International Letter-Writing Competition 2020 in conjunction with the Gibraltar Department of Education.

A meeting was held yesterday at No 6 Convent Place to discuss the outbreak of the Wuhan Novel Coronavirus in China.

 
Gibraltar for Yes have announced the new official launch date as this Thursday 30th January.

The eleventh meeting of the UK-Gibraltar Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) took place in London this afternoon.

Tuesday 28th January is Data Protection Day, an annual event celebrated internationally to commemorate the importance of privacy and data protection.

The Minister for Education, Gilbert Licudi QC, attended last week the Education World Forum and the BETT Show in London.