Diego Garcia and Chagos Islands Council

The Diego Garcia and Chagos Islands Council is a provisional Chagossian civilian government for the Chagos Islands.

Diego Garcia and Chagos Islands Council
HeadquartersEast Point House, Crawley, United Kingdom
Proposed capital: East Point, British Indian Ocean Territory
Official languagesEnglish
Ilois creole
TypeNon-governmental organisation
Government
• President
Allen Vincatassin
• Vice-president
Selmour Chery
Establishment2001

Elections were first held in 2011, and a cabinet was formed. The council currently provides help and services to the Chagossian diaspora, and in the future intends to operate as a self-governing British overseas territory.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Morrison, Alex (23 February 2011). "Meet the world's smallest democratic government". Open Democracy. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

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