CALL FOR PAPERS - “Caribbean Development – The 2030 Agenda in Perspective” June 28-30, 2017

The United Nations (UN), in association with the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies (SALISES) Mona, The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade (MFAFT), Jamaica will be hosting a regional conference under the theme: “Caribbean Development – The 2030 Agenda in Perspective” at the Jamaica Conference Centre, June 28-30, 2017.

Jamaica's Protected Areas now promoted on public buses

Moving billboards promoting National Protected Areas are now on public transportation buses traveling Jamaica’s Corporate Area and western parishes, under the UNDP/Global Environment Facility-supported Strengthening the Operational and Financial Sustainability of the National Protected Area System (NPAS) Project.

ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme Implemented in partnership with UNDP

Official Launch and Sensitisation Session of ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme took place in October in Kingston. The program is an initiative of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States, financed by the European Union and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and implemented by UNDP.

UNDP hosts "Dialogue on Men, Masculinities and Gender Based Violence".

On 14 July 2016, UNDP Jamaica organized a Dialogue on Men, Masculinities and Gender Based Violence at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston in keeping with its commitment towards achieving gender equality and to increase understanding on the role of masculinities in Gender based violence in Jamaica.    The meeting...