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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…  

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…  

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