JOA strategic plan
Earlier this year I published the first ever strategic plan for Jersey Overseas Aid Commission. This is the Press Release that went with it.
Jersey Overseas Aid sets out its objectives to meet the needs of the world’s most vulnerable Jersey […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jersey African Forum
Carolyn opened the second Jersey Africa Forum in December 2021 which was attended virtually by over 1,000 people across the world. The first Jersey Africa Forum having been opening by her two years previously in 2019 in Rwanda. These forums […]
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 […]
JOA Community Work Projects – Community Centre in Nepal
8 March International Womens’s Day in Nepal. On 11th March 2017 shown here being greeted by villagers in Nepal as we visited to assess potential sites for a Community Centre the JOA volunteers would build as part of our Community […]