News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda – Members of the public are invited to participate in three upcoming consultation events aimed at providing information and receiving valuable feedback on the creation of Bermuda’s Draft Blue Prosperity Plan.

These events will take place on the following three dates and locations:

Session 1: September 15th, 2022

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: St. Paul’s AMECentennial Church Hall, Hamilton

Session 2: Wednesday, September 21st, 2022 

Time: 6:00 – 7:30om

Location: Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences, Hanson Hall, St George’s

Session 3: Wednesday, September 28th, 2022

Time: 6:00 – 7:30pm

Location: St James’ Church Hall, Somerset

The Government will be live streaming these events on its Facebook page and will also be recording each session to share on the CITV YouTube channel and other social media platforms.

Walter Roban, Deputy Premier, and Minister of Home Affairs will also in be in attendance to offer introductory remarks and highlight the Government’s ongoing commitment to growing our ocean economy.

Minister Roban said: “I am extremely pleased to start the public consultation phase of this important project and want to strongly encourage participation in these events from members of the community who have questions and are curious about how they can contribute to the formation of this plan.”

For more information about the Draft Blue Prosperity Plan or the Bermuda Ocean Prosperity Programme, please visit: https://www.bermudaoceanprosperity.org/

The Citizens Forum for submitted electronic feedback is now live and can be found at: https://forum.gov.bm/

In line with current COVID guidelines, mask-wearing when standing and moving around the event space is strongly encouraged, but not mandatory.