Ukraine National Day 24th August

In the summer of 2023 we marked Ukraines National Day on 24th August at the Jersey Museum with an evening where JOA and the Jersey International Culture Centre (JICC) welcomed Uliana Yersanka from the Ukraine, along with Ben Remfrey, the ex-military Guernseyman who set up a charity to train people

2024-04-19T16:18:14+00:00October 24, 2023|Categories: JOA Jersey Overseas Aid|Tags: , |

Ukraine National Day 24 August 2023

My speech given on 24th August, 2023 at Jersey Museum to a full auditorium to mark Ukraine’s National Day

Today is a day of great significance, not only for Ukraine but for all those who champion the ideals of freedom and humanity.
As we gather to celebrate Ukraine’s Independence Day, we reflect

2024-04-17T18:41:34+00:00September 3, 2023|Categories: International Development, JOA Jersey Overseas Aid|Tags: , |

News Update – Gazettes Summer 2023

My Article in Les Nouvelles de St Martin and the Grouville Gazettes 2023

As you read this article we will have all long since celebrated the Coronation in May. I must say that during the Saturday and day of the Coronation itself, I spent my entire day watching television. The amount

Ukraine – Delivering aid where it matters

As the Island continues to show its support for innocent Ukrainians fleeing the destruction of their homes, Islanders have reason to thank the staff and commissioners of Jersey Overseas Aid and minister Carolyn Labey.

The professionalism of JOA has already ensured that support given by the Island, both officially and by

2024-04-17T18:45:58+00:00February 13, 2023|Categories: JOA Jersey Overseas Aid|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 Commissioners agreed to make initial grants worth £360,000 to be

2024-04-17T18:43:46+00:00March 2, 2022|Categories: International Development|Tags: , , , , |
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