Gavin Short, of the Legislative Assembly of Falkland Islands, is visiting Quito to talk about the situation of the Falkland islanders and their rights of selfdetermination.
Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency since the 2009 general election. He was previously a Member of the Legislative Council from 1989-1993.
Short currently works for Cable & Wireless and is the Chairman of the General Employees’ Union.
He is a former member of the Falkland Islands Defence Force and a volunteer fireman.
In November 2009 he was elected to the Legislative Assembly for Stanley, and in June 2010 he represented the Falklands at the annual meeting of the UN Special Committee on Decolonisation in New York.