Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence COVID-19 Response

The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence Secretariat has been monitoring closely the developments regarding the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in Jamaica, and our priority remains the safety of you, our stakeholders. Adhering to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MOHW), we are taking the precautionary health […]

King’s House Advisory – COVID-19 Pandemic

The Office of the Governor-General and Staff wishes to advise the public that in response to safety concerns and the new guidelines established to combat the spread of COVID-19, that all social programmes to include Tours, Events, Courtesy Calls, and other visits to King’s House have been postponed with immediate effect […]

2020 Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the Governor -General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), are now open to the public. The closing date is 11:59 p.m. Friday, March 16, 2020. These Awards are being presented under the theme “Engaging, Empowering and Inspiring Jamaicans”. Forty-two (42) persons across three (3) age group categories – each representing a parish […]

Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the esteemed Governor -General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), is now open to the public. The closing date is midnight Friday, March 15, 2019. These awards are being presented under the theme “ Engaging, empowering and inspiring Jamaicans”. Forty-two (42) persons across three (3) Age Group categories, each representing a parish, […]

Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations for the esteemed Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA), an arm of the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE), are now open to the public. The closing date is midnight Friday March 16, 2018. These awards are being presented under the theme “Inspiring and Energizing Communities to Serve ”. Forty-two (42) persons across […]

St. Elizabeth Youth Responds to Governor-General’s Achievement Award

2017 GGAA PRESENTATION CEREMONY – CORNWALL COUNTY – Thursday April 27, 2017 RESPONSE by MR. DOMINIC BLAIR on BEHALF OF THE AWARDEES Your Excellency, The Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen, Governor General of Jamaica. Lady Patricia Allen, Custodies of the County of Cornwall, Members of the Governor General Achievement Award Committee, […]

St. James Pride

Two attorneys, one in training and the other in practice, and a Bishop, brought pride to the parish of St. James last week as they were among fourteen recipients of the Governor-General’s Achievement Award (GGAA) for the county of Cornwall. The three, Demoy Kerr, Malike Kellier and Bishop Dr. Robert Coates, […]

Governor-General Inspires Knox College on School Tour

Governor-General the Most Honourable Sir Patrick Allen in a thought provoking and electrifying speech inspired students and teachers at the Knox College to rise above challenges, seize the moment and succeed. Speaking at his annual school tour designed to coincide with the institution’s 70th anniversary celebration yesterday (March 23, 2017), His […]

International Women’s Day 2017

As we mark International Women’s Day 2017 we are inspired by the tremendous contributions of Jamaican women in their various spheres of influence at home and across the globe. In building on this legacy, let us unmute the silence on violence against our women and foster a more gender inclusive world. […]