US Ambassador Visits UNDP Country OfficeMay 1, 2015
The United States Ambassador to Jamaica, Mr. Luis G. Moreno paid a courtesy call on the UNDP Country Office on 1 May 2015.
The Ambassador met with a UNDP team comprising Dr. Arun Kashyap, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative; Dr. Elsie Laurence-Chounoune, Deputy Resident Representative; Mr. Richard Kelly, Programme Specialist-Policy Advisory Services; and Ms. Rachel Morrison, Project Manager.
Ambassador Moreno was accompanied by Ms. Denise Herbol, Mission Director from USAID and Mr. Cleveland L. Charles, Counselor, Political and Economic Affairs, US Embassy.
During the meeting, Ambassador Moreno and Dr. Kashyap emphasized the importance of international development partners (IDPs) complementing, coordinating and augmenting their efforts to address Jamaica’s development priorities and to reduce overlap and duplication of efforts. Both organizations presented and discussed their ongoing work and priority areas in Jamaica.