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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  


18 Caribbean countries and UN join UNDP-backed Agenda 2030 talks in Kingston

Senior government representatives of 18 Caribbean countries, including a number of Permanent Secretaries, are gathering in Kingston to further discussions on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)…  


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  


Four universities to unveil technology innovation for Social Good Summit 2018

Four of Jamaica’s top universities led by their presidents and principals are coming together for an unprecedented unveiling of their own technology innovations that can impact health, crime, natural…  


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 .  


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…  


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…  


Jacob’s Ladder – No Longer Left Behind

Securing water to satisfy every sanitation, cooking and agricultural need of this expanding community of persons living with physical and mental disabilities has always been a challenge – until a…  

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