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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…  


UNDP cash for work programme helps hurricane-hit Turks and Caicos Islanders finance home repairs   

On Turks and Caicos Islands, the tell-tale signs of two category five storms lingered through February 2018, especially on Grand Turk and South Caicos, but men and women working shoulder to shoulder…  


THIS is the Jamaica We Want

The United Nations Development Programme Country Office has funded a special public education video on the Sustainable Development Goals produced by the Planning Institute of Jamaica under the…  


UNDP launches new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century 

UNDP today launched a new and ambitious blueprint for development in the 21st century at the United Nations headquarters in New York. “This is a new plan for a new era,” said Achim Steiner,…  


Communiqué on the Social Good Summit 2017

The University of Technology, Jamaica was proud host of The UNDP’s Social Good Summit 2017 held at the Alfred Sangster auditorium on September 28. The Social Good Summit is an annual conference…  


Jamaican communities getting climate-smart to Climate Change

Solar powered irrigation systems, cutting edge water harvesting systems and other climate smart technologies and techniques are being deployed in select rural communities and schools to mitigate some…  

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