Welcome to St Helena Government

Welcome to the St Helena Government website. Whether you are a resident, visitor, or investor, please browse, catch up on our news, and find out about the services we provide to our community.

St Helena is a British Overseas Territory in the South Atlantic Ocean, one of the safest and most remote islands in the world boasting a pristine terrestrial and marine environment.

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St Helena joined Greening the Islands as an ‘intermediate’ island member in 2021.  One of the benefits of being a member is joining Greening the Islands 8th GTI e-convention – a global event dedicated to the innovative solutions for the self-sufficiency and sustainability of islands.

The event is set to take place from 19 to 21 October and will include conferences and workshops on island circular economies and an exhibition area where islands and corporates come together to originate projects.

This digital event represents an opportunity for island stakeholders around the world to make connections, share experiences and learn from best practices.

St Helena is looking forward to participating.

News

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Weather

Detailed Met Office Weather Forecast

St Helena PWS Forecast 14 September 2021

General Weather Forecast

Portfolios

St Helena Government’s (SHG) Vision is to make St Helena a great place to live, learn, work, visit and invest. Our mission to improve the lives of all within our community and help the Island thrive is the responsibility of our eight directorates:

The Central Support Service is involved in all aspects of St Helena Government and underpins, leads and empowers operational delivery and strategic direction.

The Education, Skills and Employment Portfolio strives to provide an inclusive world-class education system with varied and flexible pathways for all to achieve which embraces St Helena’s culture and is tailored to its needs and future development.

Environment, Natural Resources & Planning’s Portfolio responsibilities include environment, agriculture, fisheries, forestry and planning and building control who all work towards protecting and enhancing our natural environment by committing to sustainable and accountable growth of our natural capital.

The Health and Social Care Portfolio  has overall responsibility for the Island’s health care through key services including Medical, nursing and community care services, Pharmacy, Laboratory services and Dental Services and Social Care.

The Safety, Security and Home Affairs Police Portfolio provides safety and security to St Helena and those who live, work and visit the Island.

The Treasury, Infrastructure and Sustainable Development Portfolio incorporates Corporate Finance and Company Registry.  The Portfolio also comprises Infrastructure and Transport.  The Sustainable Development team is responsible for Civil Aviation, Export, Trade and Investment and Marketing to deliver the Island’s economic/sustainable development activities.