Every year, St Bernard’s Lower Primary school holds a series of sessions to reinforce the concept of resilience to ensure that this crucial mindset remains part of the school’s core culture.

The GHA is supporting global World AIDs Day on 1st December with a range of activities to help promote prevention, raise awareness, increase testing and reduce the stigma for those living with HIV.

Following on from a very successful conference on domestic abuse last Friday, the Minister for Justice, the Hon Samantha Sacramento MP visited Buckingham Palace for a reception hosted by The Queen Consort to mark the United Nations Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and as part of UN’s 16 days of activism against gender based violence.

The Government today conducted a table-top exercise to test its planning assumptions in the event of no treaty to govern the future relationship of Gibraltar with the European Union.

On Friday 25 November, Parliament passed an Act to regulate the sale and supply of vaping products to children.

The outbreak of avian influenza (‘bird flu’) in northern Europe this spring and summer has made headlines. It has led to the closure of poultry farms in the UK and elsewhere and has resulted in the death of thousands of seabirds in their nesting colonies.

Tuesday 22nd of November saw Gibraltar schools celebrating their first Now and Beyond Mental Health & Wellbeing Festival sponsored by GIBSAMs and organised by Beyond mental health charity UK.

Gibraltar Cultural Services and the Office of the Commissioner for Sustainable Development and Future Generations are partnering on a new initiative to promote sustainability.

Domestic Abuse survivor and campaigner Rachel Williams has been announced as an additional speaker at this year’s festival.

Minister for Education John Cortes and Emma Labrador, President of Gibraltar Volleyball Association, have signed an agreement setting out cooperation between the Association and the Department of Education to promote Volleyball in our schools.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD, hosted a reception at City Hall to celebrate the success of the Clock2Rock Challenge.

Senior staff from the Care Agency with specialist roles in relation to safeguarding and child protection were invited to attend and celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the prestigious Centre for Child Protection, Social Policy and Research at the University of Kent.

Gibraltar Literature Week 2022 organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services on behalf of the Ministry for Culture has proved to be another interactive and engaging event with the Minister for Culture and Education committing to the formation of a Book Council that will be led by Gibraltarian author Mark Sanchez.

His Worship the Mayor, Mr Christian Santos GMD hosted a recital at City Hall featuring several recipients of the Parasol Foundation Scholarship Programme.

On Thursday 24th November, from 12:00 to 18:30 The Convent will once again host its Christmas Fair.

The annual Bookmark Competition, organised by Gibraltar Cultural Services (GCS) and in conjunction with Dyslexia Gibraltar, attracted a total of 362 entries.

The Chief Minister Fabian Picardo is continuing his "CM On Location" public meetings, an initiative that began in 2019, to provide communities and individual constituents around Gibraltar with direct access to the Chief Minister.

Gibraltar Literature Week has hosted a variety of school talks and workshops. Local authors were invited to be a part of the event and speak to different year groups based on the subject matter and content explored.

Following on from the United Kingdom’s update to the Highway Code, earlier this year the Government has updated and revised Gibraltar’s Highway Code to ensure compatibility with our own laws and advice on road safety.