FM signs up to Bonn Challenge

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First Minister and Bianca Jagger

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met Bianca Jagger, an International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Ambassador for the Bonn Challenge, as Scotland became the first European country to sign up to the Bonn Challenge. FM @NicolaSturgeon met @BiancaJagger as Scotland becomes the first European country to sign up to the Bonn Challenge. The challenge aims… Read more »

Human Rights Day

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First Minister's Advisory Group on Human Rights

Human Rights Day marked the 70th anniversary of the signing of the UN Declaration of Human Rights. Join @ScotParl and @NicolaSturgeon for a celebration of 70 years of #HumanRights Monday from 10.30am. Grab a ticket for the Chamber https://t.co/nJsdHNIgRb, watch on Facebook Live https://t.co/6ZS5152f6i, or ask a question to the panel at #rightstakeover pic.twitter.com/toaTLTZor2 —… Read more »

Book Week Scotland

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Muriel Spark announcement

Book Week Scotland takes place every year during November and is organised by Scottish Book Trust. Events are held across the country to share and enjoy books and reading. During Book Week Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced every public library in Scotland will receive a complete collection of Muriel Spark novels. 📚Every library in… Read more »

New artwork for First Minister

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Artwork created by Edinburgh school pupils is on display in First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s office in the Scottish Parliament. Seventeen pupils from Pilrig Park Special Secondary School and Prospect Bank Special Primary School created the art with the Fruitmarket Gallery as part of their Making Matters school programme. The pupils visited the Scottish Parliament to… Read more »

GSK invests in Montrose

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FM at GSK

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon opened GSK’s new £54 million state-of-the-art production building in Montrose. FM @nicolasturgeon opened @GSK's new £54 million building in Montrose where active pharmaceutical ingredients for respiratory inhalers will be produced https://t.co/wSMygnExcv pic.twitter.com/ihGQmoR8hs — First Minister (@ScotGovFM) October 22, 2018 Active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) for use in GSK’s Ellipta respiratory inhalers will… Read more »

Streetreads launch

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon joined bestselling author Ian Rankin for the relaunch of Streetreads – a scheme which distributes books to people who are rough sleeping in Edinburgh. The organisation has joined with Streetwork to reach more homeless people across the city. celebrating a new chapter for beloved @streetreads as they join forces with @street_work!… Read more »