Building a Resilient Path to Recovery with and for Jamaica’s Youth: A Call to Action

YCC Call to Action The ‘I Believe’ Initiative National Youth Consultative Conference (YCC)   October 6 and 7, 2021   The United Nations (UN) in Jamaica partnered with The Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE) for the 2021 National Youth Consultative Conference (YCC). A product of the ‘I Believe’ Initiative (IBI), the […]

Students get scholarship from SOS Programme

Seventeen (17) tertiary-level students have received financial assistance totaling seven million dollars (J$7 million) in the eighth Annual Summer of Service Programme sponsored by the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE).             At a virtual presentation ceremony at King’s House yesterday, Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen congratulated the award recipients and encouraged them […]

27 Students at Brown’s Town Community College receive IBI-FRCCUL 10th Anniversary Scholarships

By Tómori Tomlinson The ‘I Believe’ Initiative, in partnership with the First Regional Co-operative Credit Union Ltd. (FRCCU), provided twenty-seven (27) students at the Brown’s Town Community College (BTCC) with financial assistance on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, during a handover ceremony at Seville Great House. The scholarships totaling $493,920.00 will allow […]

35 Jamaicans to Receive 2020 Governor-General’s Achievement Award (GGAA)

Thirty-five (35) inspiring Jamaicans have been selected for the Governor-General’s Achievement Awards (GGAA). The award, which recognizes outstanding contribution to community and nation building, will be presented in a virtual ceremony to be staged in February 2021, under the theme: ‘Engaging, Empowering & Inspiring Jamaicans’. The GGPE (Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence) […]