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Health sector gets ready to advance energy bill-reducing initiative

More than 150 health sector employees are participating in workshops as part of a major initiative to reduce energy bills in the health sector and across the nation’s public sector.  


Development Minerals industry gains ground under UNDP-implemented ACP-EU project

The EU-funded ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme in Jamaica has set the stage for improving the industry’s contributions to jobs and economic growth and lessening its negative impacts on the…  


This Is UNDP In Jamaica

A two-week public information campaign has been launched by the UNDP country office in Jamaica to highlight UNDP’s mission, work and results on the forefront of global efforts to end poverty  


Paternity Leave talks launched on Intl Men's Day - UNDP endorses

Jamaica is being encouraged to grant Paternity Leave to working fathers of new-borns, by UNDP Resident Representative, Bruno Pouezat who disclosed that UNDP has adopted the gender inclusive policy in…  


CVC takes lead of regional HIV Global Fund Grant 1 Oct

The Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) successfully assumed the lead implementation role of a regional HIV Global Fund Grant from UNDP Jamaica, effective 1 October 2018.  


Local tech innovations unveiled at Social Good Summit JA 2018; Special joint report coming

Universities in Jamaica are innovating robots to clean up Kingston Harbour, facial recognition technology to combat crime, earthquake risk software for hazard prevention  


UNDP RR's REMARKS - Social Good Summit 2018

UNDP is your innovation for development partner, committed to harnessing the best of technology to empower lives and help nations build resilience to crisis. The scope of the 2030 Agenda leaves us no…  


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…  

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