Jamaica Shares its Experience on UN Habitat Slum Upgrading Project with Caribbean Neighbour
Apr 30, 2015
UN Habitat’s Participatory Slum Upgrading Project (PSUP) in Jamaica recently hosted a Learning and Exchange Mission with St Vincent and the Grenadines, as that country prepares to embark on phase one of its PSUP activities in May 2015.
All In - End Adolescent AIDS launch!
Apr 27, 2015
A very Good morning to all of you. On behalf of the United Nations in Jamaica, let me add my welcome to all of you for joining us today to support the launch of a strategy to end the AIDS epidemic among adolescents in Jamaica. Jamaica, as we know is a priority country in the Caribbean to end the AIDS epidemic.
Jamaican Students Discuss SIDS and Human Rights at UN Model Assembly
Mar 19, 2015
Munro College emerged as the winning school at Jamaica’s UN Model Assembly for students, held on Thursday, March 19 at the Jamaica Conference Centre in Kingston.. Eleven schools from across the island presented. Munro College, representing the United Kingdom was judged to have made the best presentation and Vere Technical High School, representing Costa Rica, placed second
United Nations: ‘Bring Paedophiles and Enablers to Book!’
Mar 18, 2015
The United Nations (UN) in Jamaica is urging the nation to take a zero tolerance approach to the crisis of paedophiles preying on children
- Dr Elsie Laurence-Chounoune : A Post-COP 20 Climate Change National Consultation Mar 11, 2015
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UNDP Supports Inaugural Anti-Corruption Conference in Jamaica
Mar 9, 2015
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Jamaica provided support to the Office of the Contractor General’s Inaugural Anti-Corruption Conference in Jamaica, held in Kingston in March 2015. The three-day event, which drew hundreds of participants from across the island, was held under the theme “Confronting Corruption: Empowering a Generation, Transforming a Nation.” UNDP was a title sponsor of the event.
Dr. Arun Kashyap: Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture it!
Mar 8, 2015
In supporting the call “Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity - Picture it!” which is this year’s theme for International Women’s Day 2015, the UN in Jamaica urges all Jamaicans to join us in advancing the promises we made in Beijing 20 years ago. Their fulfilment will help us to realize Vision 2030 Jamaica in which every woman and girl has the opportunity to fulfil her potential and enjoy equal rights and status - Dr. Arun Kashyap, UN Resident Coordinator
GEF SGP Grantee Jeffrey Town Celebrates Global Award with Local Partners
Feb 26, 2015
Dr Arun Kashyap noted Jeffrey Town’s significant achievements under the GEF SGP. He described the SGP as “a flagship project of UNDP” which underscores and supports the empowerment of communities and provides them with resources for community development initiatives.
Jeffrey Town Celebrates Global Award with Local Partners
Feb 26, 2015
Members of the Jeffrey Town Farmers Association, a Global Environment Fund Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) grantee, celebrated the association’s 2014 Equator Prize Award on 26 February 2015, in a ceremony organized by UNDP Jamaica, with their local partners and stakeholders from the community, parish and national levels.