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External Relations

Find out about how the Government of Jersey works with our partners around the world to promote and protect the Island’s interests
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09 October 2020

US Ambassador's visit to Jersey

US Ambassador to the UK has been in Jersey for an official visit

30 September 2020

Combating Financial Crime: National Risk Assessment report published

The first National Risk Assessment (NRA) Report of money laundering has been published by the Government of Jersey. The NRA is the first public, centrally co-ordinated risk assessment of money laundering undertaken in the Island.

18 September 2020

Annual Normandy Summit to take place today

Ministers from Guernsey and Jersey are today attending the annual political summit with the region of Normandy and the department of La Manche.

01 September 2020

EU Nationals are advised to apply to the Settlement Scheme

EU (and EEA and Swiss nationals) living in Jersey are being advised to apply to the Jersey-EU Settlement Scheme as soon as possible.

​What we do

We along with the Chief Minister are responsible for the conduct of Jersey's external relations in accordance with the common policy of the Council of Ministers.

We manage Jersey's external relationships with other countries and regional organisations, including constitutional, political, economic, cultural and environmental links. We hope to raise Jersey's positive international identity and Jersey's external influence. 

Our main responsibilities include:

  • managing Jersey's external relationships with other countries
  • leading on Jersey's response to the UK’s decision to leave the EU
  • working with States departments on external policy such as international conventions and agreements
  • co-ordinating with other departments on policy matters that have international implications
  • helping maintain Jersey's official links with the UK government as a Crown dependency
  • co-ordinating Jersey's role in the British-Irish Council


Ian Gorst

01534 440629

Richard Buchanan

Assistant Minister
01534 481470

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