09 Jun 2016

Summit with Ille et Vilaine


The Government of Jersey and the Breton department of Ille-et-Vilaine held their annual summit in Jersey on 9 June 2016.

Since they signed a cooperation agreement in 2008, which was renewed in 2014, Ille-et-Vilaine and the Government of Jersey have met annually to explore opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation.

The Chief Minister, Senator Ian Gorst, and the President of the Conseil Départemental of Ille-et-Vilaine, Jean-Luc Chenut, jointly chaired the summit. Deputy Al Brouard, representing the States of Guernsey, also attended the summit as an observer, reflecting Guernsey’s increasing engagement with Ille et Vilaine.

Among the subjects discussed at the summit were: trade opportunities; construction; educational programmes; cultural and sports exchanges; and environmental issues.


Guernsey's Bailiff and other island officials