Communiqué on the Social Good Summit 2017
Oct 6, 2017
The University of Technology, Jamaica was proud host of The UNDP’s Social Good Summit 2017 held at the Alfred Sangster auditorium on September 28. The Social Good Summit is an annual conference organized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to examine the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world.
Jamaican communities getting climate-smart to Climate Change
Sep 22, 2017
Solar powered irrigation systems, cutting edge water harvesting systems and other climate smart technologies and techniques are being deployed in select rural communities and schools to mitigate some of the impacts of climate change, following a major launch on 13th September.
UNDP Caribbean offices join forces for regional recovery strategy
Sep 10, 2017
United Nations Development Programme country offices in the Caribbean region have joined forces and allocated resources to immediately implement a Regional Recovery Strategy for island nations impacted by Hurricane Irma. This Regional Recovery Strategy includes debris and waste removal, short term employment and rehabilitation of community infrastructure.
UNDP will Caribbean build back better - UNDP Resident Representative
Sep 9, 2017
UNDP stands ready to support national recovery efforts not only during the immediate response to the disaster but also in early recovery activities such as debris and waste management, emergency employment, strengthening of core government functions and post-disaster needs assessments among others
UNDP sends experts to support Caribbean as Irma hits
Sep 7, 2017
UNDP has activated its crisis preparedness plans in several countries in the region, and will support them both during the immediate response to this disaster and in crucial early recovery activities like debris and waste management, emergency employment and supporting core government functions, if asked.
Caribbean countries can now track progress in Agenda 2030 action online
Jul 21, 2017
Caribbean countries can now track their progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a SDG Index and Dashboards Report launched by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Bertelsmann Stiftung.
Remarks at STATIN NSDS Workshop
Jul 18, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the launch of this National Strategy for the Development Statistics (NSDS) Workshop, which we view as a timely exercise to help ensure that the national statistical system in Jamaica is adequately equipped to monitor the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
UNDP Annual Report 2016 highlights fight against Poverty
Jul 17, 2017
With an emphasis on Results secured over the 2016 period, this Annual Report with a difference goes straight to what matters, highlighting achievements of projects outputs and in many cases solid outcomes supported by bright and catchy infographics.
Caribbean Action 2030 Framework Agreement endorsed by Region's Ministers
Jul 6, 2017
A Partnership Framework Agreement endorsed by Ministers of Government from several Caribbean countries will give targeted guidance for accelerating and advancing action on the Sustainable Development Goals in the region, following the successful conclusion of Caribbean Action 2030 on 30 June.
Mexico and UNDP support post-disaster government continuity planning
Jul 5, 2017
The Government of Mexico and the United Nations Development Programme in Jamaica have concluded a bilateral agreement to support continuity of the operations of the Government of Jamaica in the event of a disaster. The agreement was signed on 28 June in Kingston Jamaica, on the margins of the Caribbean Action 2030 Conference