Our Peace Programme/ Biography Revd. Dr. Jongikaya Zihle
Our principal speaker at the 2014 Peace Dinner.
Born at the height of apartheid in South Africa, Revd. Jongi grew up under a political regime that denied racial justice and equality to the vast majority of the population in the country.
The oppression of black people persuaded him to pursue a legal career so that he could fight the system from within; assisting people with little or no legal representation under apartheid.
Working in Cape Town he developed skills in peace monitoring and conflict resolution, becoming a respected peace keeper and trainer, which also saw him working in the neighbouring countries of Swaziland and Lesotho.
Because of the nature of his work he was twice imprisoned under the fourteen day detention laws, cited as
PeaceJam 2016 UK Conference
240 young people join Nobel Peace Laureate Rigoberta Mench Tum to learn about how they can effect Change for the Good in their lives.details
Two Students talk about their PeaceJam experience
BBC Radio Jersey's Cathy Le Feuvre talks to Esme and Rebecca to find out what they gained from attending the PeaceJam UK 2016 conference at Winchesterdetails
Community Meeting 3rd March 2016
A meeting of supporters to identify areas of common interest where working together would reap benefits.details
Student Peace Debate 2nd October 2015
The Chief Minister chairs a debate between students from all 9 island secondary schools.details
PeaceJam at Jersey Live
The Beaulieu Action Group (T-Bag) join with PeaceJam Winchester to showcase PeaceJam at Jersey Livedetails
Jersey a Rotary Peace Community
The Declaration of Jersey as a Rotary Peace Community took place on Friday 8th May 2015 at a ceremony held at The Town Hall, St Helier.details
Rotary Book of Peace
The Rotary Book of Peace was presented to the Chief Minister of Jersey on Friday 8th May 2015details
Peace Debate - States Chamber 19th Sept. 2014
40 senior students from 8 schools debate International and Local Peace issues under the chairmanship of The Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst. A keynote address was presented by His Excellency General Sir John McColl Lieutenant Governor of Jersey.details
Peace Dinner and Revd. Jongi Zihle
A dinner giving members of the island's community an opportunity to hear The Chief Minister Senator Ian Gorst, Revd. Jongi Zihle and students who participated in the Student Peace Debate, giving their views on Peace and the Rotary Peace Island Programme.details
Newsletter Archive Jersey Peace Island Project
A reference point for back issues of our Newslettersdetails
Jersey Students at PeaceJam UK Conference March 2015
3 students from Beaulieu Convent School join Nobel Peace Laureate Jody Williams for PeaceJam's annual conference at Winchester Universitydetails
UN World Peace Day Service Sunday 21st September 2014.
A service at St Helier Methodist Centre to celebrate UN World Peace Day. Led by Revd. Tony Morling assisted by Revd. Dr. Jongikaya Zihle.details