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August 16, 2012
UN Cares is the United Nations system-wide programme on HIV. It is designed to reduce the impact of HIV in the workplace by supporting "universal access" to a comprehensive range of benefits for all UN personnel and their families. On this basis, 16 UNDP staff members participated in an exciting and enriching learning session.
March 08, 2012
Kingston - Statement by United Nations Resident Coordinator in Jamaica on the occasion of the International Women's day; 08 March 2012: The United Nations system in Jamaica joins the rest of the world in proud celebration of International Women's Day 2012. In many counties around the world this day is now a national holiday. It also reminds us that while progress has been achieved in women's struggle for equality, peace and development and celebration of women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities more need to be done.
November 10, 2011
Regional Parliamentarians came together at the Terra Nova Hotel in Kingston, Jamaica to look at ways in which they can lead policy and community interventions to end violence against women and girls. Themed, "Building Political Will to End Gender-Based Violence", the November 9-10 meeting is one of the initiatives in support of the UN
Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon's UNiTE to End Violence against Women Campaign.
November 03, 2011
On October 31, 2011 the world population officially reached 7 billion. Speaking at the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) launch of the State of the World Population 2011 Report at the Victoria Jubilee Hospital in downtown Kingston,Jamaica, Dr. Arun Kashyap, United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Jamaica, said "The focus should not so much be on the number of people though the number matters, but rather he said " How people consume resources matters a lot more"
October 26, 2011
Dr. Arun Kashyap, newly arrived United Nations Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in presenting his credentials to Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade, Dr. the Hon. Kenneth Baugh, gave his assurance of the continued commitment of the United Nations Country Team to assist Jamaica to achieve inclusive development.
October 26, 2011
Dr. Arun Kashyap, United Nations Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP, extended good wishes on behalf of UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon to former Prime Minister Bruce Golding and Prime Minister Andrew Holness.
September 26, 2011
On September 21, members of staff of the United Nations (UN) Country Team in Jamaica supported the Violence Prevention Alliance in a Race for Peace to commemorate UN International Peace Day.
August 03, 2011
30 UN employees, representing 14 UN organizations from 7 Caribbean countries plus Colombia, Chile and the New York Duty Station, met from May 10 until May 13 to exchange experiences in implementing UN Cares, the UN workplace program on HIV.
June 1, 2011
Wednesday, May 4, 2011 witnessed the official signing ceremony for the United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for the 2012-2016 period.
April 6, 2011
Minh Pham, UNDP Jamaica's Resident Representative and UN Resident Coordinator completed a week of fond goodbyes to colleagues, partners and friends before leaving Jamaica to assume his new appointment as UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Laos People's Democratic Republic.
March 21, 2011
The United Nations System in Jamaica celebrated 100 years ofempowerment of Women through a public exposition held on InternationalWomen's Day on 8 March, 2011 at the Sovereign Centre, Kingston, Jamaica.
February 21, 2011
The United Nations Organizations represented in Jamaica work togetherto support development efforts in the Country. UN members directlyshowed this involvement and their personal commitment by taking part inthe Sigma Corporate Run.