News Update Jersey: International – Island – Parish


The visit to both Zambia and Malawi was reported in the National media in each of those countries. Jersey is on the map! Since my last article earlier this summer, I have travelled to remote areas of Africa where my

2023-09-24T12:49:11+00:00September 24, 2023|Categories: News Updates|Tags: , , , , |

Minister visits Poland amid humanitarian crisis


Jersey’s Minister for International Development, Deputy Carolyn Labey, visited Eastern Poland on Wednesday to follow up Jersey’s humanitarian support for the people of Ukraine.

In a warehouse near the border, she inspected medical trauma kits and oxygen concentrators like the ones

2022-05-06T20:10:08+00:00April 16, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , |

Jersey’s Conservation Livelihoods development strategy conference

Experts from around the world come together to discuss Jersey’s Conservation Livelihoods development strategy

April 13th 2022: Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA) hosted a two-day conference, ‘Shaping the Future of Conservation Livelihoods Funding Together’.

The event, which was hosted virtually from Durrell’s headquarters

2022-04-21T10:56:31+00:00April 16, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , |

28 April 2022 JOA “Future of Volunteering” Network Event

The Future of Volunteering- 50th Anniversary of JOA’s CWP Event

Jersey Overseas Aid would like to invite islanders to join the first Jersey International Development Network event of the year – ‘The Future of Volunteering’ in celebration of the 50th anniversary

2022-05-17T08:12:03+00:00April 16, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , |

Fund raising for Ukraine

Jersey has committed £360,000 in response to the crisis in Ukraine

As at 2 March 2022, Jersey Overseas Aid (JOA), the island’s official, publicly-funded relief and development agency, has pledged an initial £360,000 in response to the crisis in Ukraine.

Today, JOA

2022-04-21T10:19:05+00:00March 2, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , , , |

Successful Zambia visit

‘Moo-MoU’ Jersey cows help Zambia with Jersey Overseas Aid

February 23, 2022

Jersey’s Minister for International Development Carolyn Labey signed an agreement today  with Zambia’s Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock to roll out Jersey’s renowned

2023-10-05T15:13:24+00:00February 23, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , , , , |

International Finance Toronto 2021

Minister for International Development to speak at prestigious international finance event

Financial Inclusion and banking the world’s poorest is one of JOA’s three sustainable development themes. My speech made at the virtual Toronto Centre’s Conference in October 2021 encapsulates

2022-04-20T23:24:37+00:00October 15, 2021|Categories: International Development|Tags: , , |

Geneva 2021 International Development Opportunities Secured

Visit to Geneva October 2021 to meet representatives of International Federation of the Red Cross (IFRC) to discuss our Financial Inclusion  projects and also to meet Filippo Grandi, the head of UNHCR (the UN Refugee Agency) discussing refugee support. We

2022-04-16T17:05:47+00:00October 1, 2021|Categories: International Development|Tags: , , , , |
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