Rotary International, of which the Rotary Club of Jersey is a part, has been working for World Peace since its formation in Chicago in 1905. This work has benefitted communities world-wide through
There are currently 59 such communities in 17 different countries around the world. Jersey is the first to be declared in Great Britain and Ireland and now the 60th in the world.
The ceremony to formalise this declaration took place at the Town Hall St Helier on Friday 8th May 2015.
At the ceremony The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, received on behalf of Jersey a Rotary Peace Book to commemorate the occasion.
Also present were The President of Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland, Rtn. Peter King, members of the Rotary Club of Jersey and some 140 members of the island community who wished to show their support for the five Rotary Peace Principles .
The Rotary Book of Peace contains the names of those organisations and individuals who have expressed a desire to support this initiative. It is our intention to update the list of supporters as time goes by. The Rotary Peace Book is a living document and is available to read online here.
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more The Rotary Book of Peace was presented to the Chief Minister of Jersey on Friday 8th May 2015
more 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.
more 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.
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more With guest speaker Revd. Dr. Jongikaya Zihle.
more Our principal speaker at the 2014 Peace Dinner.
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