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May 14 - Gibraltarian Re-Elected to Council of Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel

paulThe Gibraltar Government yesterday congratulated Head EU Draftsman, Paul Peralta at the EU and International Department on his re-election to the Council of the Commonwealth Association of Legislative Counsel (CALC)

CALC held its general meeting at the end of the conference, during which Paul stood for re-election to one of the two European seats on the Council. A Government statement noted that ‘his continued participation at all levels of CALC, and in particular his place on the Council, means that through Paul, Gibraltar enjoys positive exposure to some of the most senior legislative counsel in the Commonwealth’.

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May 14 Gibraltar Caves featured at international conference in London

Gibraltar Caves in London ConferenceAn international meeting on “Human Evolution: past, present and future” was held in London on Thursday and Friday of last week. The conference was organised by the Royal Marsden Hospital and was held in the Grange St Paul’s Hotel. Among invited speakers were Sir David Attenborough and Professor Donald Johanson, famous for his discovery of the fossil that came to be known worldwide as Lucy. Also attending the conference was a team from the Gibraltar Museum, led by Professor Clive Finlayson who was also among the invited speakers. His presentation focused on contrasting the evolutionary trajectory of our own ancestors with that of the Neanderthals. A part of this presentation was taken up with the story as told by the important sites at Gibraltar.

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May 14 - Former PDP Candidate Joins GSD

gsdFormer PDP candidate and litigator in Gibraltar, Elliott Phillips will be joining the GSD and its Executive Committee. The announcement was made at a press conference at the GSD Headquarters this morning. Leader of the party, Daniel Feetham insisted that his contributions at the last election left the party feeling confident in his intelligence, reasonableness and balanced views, ‘ qualities that augur well for a significant future in the service of the community, as one of Gibraltar’s future political leaders.’

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