Press Releases
  • UNDP will Caribbean build back better - UNDP Resident Representative Sep 9, 2017

    UNDP stands ready to support national recovery efforts not only during the immediate response to the disaster but also in early recovery activities such as debris and waste management, emergency employment, strengthening of core government functions and post-disaster needs assessments among others

  • UNDP sends experts to support Caribbean as Irma hits Sep 7, 2017

    UNDP has activated its crisis preparedness plans in several countries in the region, and will support them both during the immediate response to this disaster and in crucial early recovery activities like debris and waste management, emergency employment and supporting core government functions, if asked.

  • Caribbean countries can now track progress in Agenda 2030 action online Jul 21, 2017

    Caribbean countries can now track their progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through a SDG Index and Dashboards Report launched by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network and Bertelsmann Stiftung.

  • UNDP Annual Report 2016 highlights fight against Poverty Jul 17, 2017

    With an emphasis on Results secured over the 2016 period, this Annual Report with a difference goes straight to what matters, highlighting achievements of projects outputs and in many cases solid outcomes supported by bright and catchy infographics.

  • Caribbean Action 2030 Framework Agreement endorsed by Region's Ministers Jul 6, 2017

    A Partnership Framework Agreement endorsed by Ministers of Government from several Caribbean countries will give targeted guidance for accelerating and advancing action on the Sustainable Development Goals in the region, following the successful conclusion of Caribbean Action 2030 on 30 June.

  • Mexico and UNDP support post-disaster government continuity planning Jul 5, 2017

    The Government of Mexico and the United Nations Development Programme in Jamaica have concluded a bilateral agreement to support continuity of the operations of the Government of Jamaica in the event of a disaster. The agreement was signed on 28 June in Kingston Jamaica, on the margins of the Caribbean Action 2030 Conference

  • Youth invited to create theme for 2017 Youth Climate Change Conference Jun 7, 2017

    Youth now have the opportunity to develop a relevant, interesting and inspiring theme for the Youth Climate Change Conference, which will be held in Kingston, Jamaica this year.

  • Caribbean Parliamentarians explore their role in ending HIV/AIDS Jun 7, 2017

    In focus was the Political Declaration on HIV and AIDS: On the Fast Track to Accelerating the Fight against HIV and to Ending the AIDS Epidemic by 2030. The Political Declaration of June 2016 calls on Parliamentarians to reaffirm the commitment to end the AIDS epidemic by 2030 as a legacy to present and future generations.

  • Caribbean Action 2030 brings the Caribbean to Kingston to advance the Sustainable Development Goals Jun 5, 2017

    More than 200 delegates, including high-level ministers and technical experts from 18 Caribbean countries will meet in Kingston 28 – 30 June 2017 to advance and accelerate regional action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

  • Achim Steiner appointed new Administrator of UNDP Apr 21, 2017

    The President of the Executive Board of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Wednesday, 19 April welcomed the appointment of Achim Steiner as the Organization’s new Administrator.Mr. Steiner’s nomination was forwarded to the General Assembly, which Wednesday confirmed him as the Administrator of UNDP for a term of four years.

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