British-Irish Council

21st British-Irish Council Summit - Jersey - 15th November 2013

21st British-Irish Council Summit - Jersey - 15th November 2013

British-Irish Council Housing Ministers Meet in London - 30 October 2013

Pictured Left to Right (Front): Deputy Andrew Green, Government of Jersey; Carál Ní Chuilín MLA, Northern Ireland Executive; Nelson McCausland MLA, Northern Ireland Executive; Jan O'Sullivan TD, Irish Government; Margaret Burgess MSP, Scottish Government and Hon Chris Robertson MHK, Isle of Man. Pictured Left to Right (Back): Kris Hopkins MP, UK Government and John Howells, Welsh Government.

20th British-Irish Council Summit - Derry~Londonderry 21 June 2013

Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg; First Minister, Peter Robinson; deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness and Taoiseach Enda Kenny are pictured crossing the Peace Bridge in Derry~Londonderry

The 20th British-Irish Council Summit took place in Derry~Londonderry on 21 June 2013

Pictured left to right are: Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg; First Minister, Peter Robinson; Guernsey Chief Minister, Deputy Peter Harwood; Isle of Man Chief Minister, Allan Bell; deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness; Taoiseach Enda Kenny and Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs.

New Secretariat marks significant milestone for the British-Irish Council

First Minister Alex Salmond meets BIC Secretariat staff at a reception at Thistle House to mark the establishment of the new BIC Standing Secretariat in Edinburgh

Environment Ministers get hands on with Biodiversity

Ministers Paul Wheelhouse and John Griffiths enjoy a spot of pond dipping with children from Tynewater Primary School.

The British-Irish Council was established as part of the multi-party agreement reached in Belfast on 10 April 1998.
Its membership comprises representatives from the Irish Government; UK Government; Scottish Government; Northern Ireland Executive; Welsh Government; Isle of Man Government; Government of Jersey and Government of Guernsey.

The British-Irish Council Annual Report 2012 is now available in ebook or pdf