Governor-General Congratulates IBI Ambassador on UWI, Mona Guild President Win

Governor-General, Sir Patrick Allen congratulated IBI Ambassador, Sujae Boswell, in his recent success at the polls of the 2020 Guild Elections at the University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona Campus. Mr. Boswell was successful after beating back challenger, Gabriela Morris, on Thursday, June 4th for the post of Guild President. […]

GGPE Takes Centre stage at the UK-Jamaica Fair

The third iteration of the UK-Jamaica Fair was held on the West Lawns of King’s House on Saturday, February 29th. There, the Governor-General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE) was on full display showcasing the impact and reach of the Programme. Aided by an army of I Believe Initiative (IBI) Ambassadors, the GGPE […]

Miss World Pinned ‘I Believe Initiative’ (IBI) Ambassador

Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh was inducted as an Ambassador of the Governor-General’s prestigious ‘I Believe Initiative’ (IBI) Programme. The induction and pinning ceremony, was conducted by the Governor General in a Courtesy Call at King’s House on Monday, December 23rd. His Excellency Sir Patrick Allen noted that Miss Singh was […]

Governor-General congratulates IBI Ambassadors

Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen has congratulated the four (4) I Believe Initiative Ambassadors who are among 19 Jamaicans recently awarded the 2019 Chevening Scholarships to study in the United Kingdom. The Ambassadors visited King’s House on a Courtesy Call on Friday, August 23. Observing that obtaining the Scholarships came with great […]

24 Students Benefit from $17m in SOS Scholarships and Grants

Twenty-four tertiary-level students have received financial assistance totaling 17 million dollars in the seventh Annual Summer of Service Programme sponsored by The Governor- General’s Programme for Excellence (GGPE). At the Presentation Ceremony at King’s House on Tuesday morning, August 20, Governor-General Sir Patrick Allen congratulated the award recipients for their volunteerism, […]

Jamaican Youth Accepted To Commonwealth Leadership Development Programme

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Daren Miller, a former participant in the Jamaica Youth Ambassadors Programme, has gained acceptance to participate in a Commonwealth leadership development programme to be held in Scotland this month. 33Sixty Glasgow, a programme run by Common Purpose, in partnership with The Scottish Government and Legacy 2014, with the […]

Jamaican Selected As Commonwealth Youth Rep

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Jamaica Youth Ambassador Sujae Boswell is among two Caribbean nationals who have been elected to the Commonwealth Youth Council, representing national youth bodies from 53 countries. Boswell was elected as regional representative for the Caribbean and the Americas. Nikoli Jean-Paul Edwards from Trinidad and Tobago will serve as […]

Young Cultural Ambassador Heads To Azerbaijan

Source: Jamaica Gleaner Michelle Thomas, the 2015 Kingston and St Andrew Festival Queen, has been selected to attend the Youth Event and the Seventh Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilisations, which takes place in Baku, Azerbaijan, on April 25-27, 2016. “I am very excited about this opportunity and […]