The Governor-General’s Diaspora Award

The Governor-General’s Jamaica Diaspora Award for Excellence was created in 2008 and forms part of the Governor-General’s Achievement Awards Scheme Programme, which has been in existence since 1991.  The award is presented biennially to Jamaicans living in the United Kingdom, USA or Canada, who have demonstrated active and significant service towards the development of their community of residence, and to the development of Jamaica.