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Luis Felipe López-Calva is UNDP's new LAC Regional Director

Mr. Luis Felipe López-Calva assumed his new position as UN Development Programme (UNDP) Assistant Administrator and Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean on 4 September .  


Tie Budgets to SDG - UNDP RR

Jamaica is being urged to effectively use its state budget to integrate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into national and local budgeting and budget reporting to ensure that all of government…  


Disaster Preparedness Training for MSMEs in Jamaica

The UNDP country office in Jamaica, with the support of the Sandals Foundation conducted a series of training workshops targeting owners of Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) who are…  


Data confirms power of smart phone innovation

More than 72% of patrons who registered with the Go For the Goals Digital Hotspot at the June 11 Go For The Goals roadshow in St Thomas strongly suggest that the inclusion of a digital interface is a…  


Local innovation showcasing SDG makes debut

A local innovation featuring an interactive, digital experience with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) via smartphones and without need for any internet connection debuted for the first time at…  


Who are SDG Champions and how do I nominate them?

We are searching for local champions of the Sustainable Development Goals. These are individuals or groups often working quietly without national or media recognition in various areas of service to…  


UNDP hurricane recovery grants for TCI businesses to help rebuild & sustain economy

Forty business operators from Turks and Caicos Islands last week began to receive hurricane recovery grants as part of a wider effort to help rebuild and sustain the economy of the Islands through…  


Gourie, the gift granted for present and future generations

Gourie, perched 2 000 ft. in the hills above Christiana, is one of 249 Protected Areas secured by law in Jamaica. It offers a recreational area, multiple trails through biodiverse forest, a cave, and…  


Development Minerals industry to receive entrepreneurial skills training

Quarry operators and other stakeholders in the Development Minerals industry will be trained in entrepreneurial skills under a Letter of Agreement signed yesterday by the United Nations Development…  


UNDP RR Remarks - Entrepreneurial Training for Minerals sector

A reliable, sustainable supply of quality minerals and other raw materials is essential for a well-functioning economy. Development minerals may be under-appreciated, but they constitute the raw…  

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