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UNDP & UN Resident Coordinator’s Office splits amid historic UN reforms

The joint post of United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative (RR) and United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator (UN RC) has been officially separated into two distinct roles  


UNDP appoints new Resident Representative for Jamaica

Denise E. Antonio, an American citizen and native of the west African country, Liberia has been appointed United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative for Jamaica  


UNDP-supported Climate Proofing Workshop hailed as timely and critical action to combat Climate Change

UNDP in Jamaica is funding Climate Proofing Training for government policy analysts in order to strengthen the integration of Climate Change risks, opportunities and challenges into national policies…  


Health sector gets ready to advance energy bill-reducing initiative

More than 150 health sector employees are participating in workshops as part of a major initiative to reduce energy bills in the health sector and across the nation’s public sector.  


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 .  

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