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Remarks to Intl Mens Day 2018 - UNDP Resident Representative

We are particularly honoured by the company of four men from West Kingston communities served by UNDP’s Rejuvenating Communities project. These four men, these four Amazing Men, exemplify the ideals…  


Remarks - Global Migration Compact Consultation

This marks a new era in which we choose to make migration work for development, recognizing that, based on empirical evidence, migrants contribute positively to the development of receiving nations,…  


Remarks - UNDP RR - 2030 Workshop in Latin America and the Caribbean - Kingston

The 2030 Agenda is not only about 17 SDGs – it is primarily about leaving no one behind. The 2030 Agenda calls for a change of focus in national development efforts to ensure that those furthest…  


UNDP RR's REMARKS - Social Good Summit 2018

UNDP is your innovation for development partner, committed to harnessing the best of technology to empower lives and help nations build resilience to crisis. The scope of the 2030 Agenda leaves us no…  


UNDP RR Remarks - Entrepreneurial Training for Minerals sector

A reliable, sustainable supply of quality minerals and other raw materials is essential for a well-functioning economy. Development minerals may be under-appreciated, but they constitute the raw…  


Remarks - Dialogue for Development Series - Portland - UNDP DRR

We believe that this vision of Jamaica, a Jamaica realized by the year 2030, can be achieved if we collectively work to make it happen. It is a matter of political and collective will, combined with…  


Remarks by UNDP RR at UN Road Safety Week Launch 2017

The tragedy on our roads burdens the health system, the infrastructure and the economy. Here in Jamaica, a report from the Ministry of Health recently outlined the massive burden on surgical…  


Remarks at STATIN NSDS Workshop

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) welcomes the launch of this National Strategy for the Development Statistics (NSDS) Workshop, which we view as a timely exercise to help ensure that the…  


Remarks, Opening Ceremony, Caribbean Action 2030 conference

In late 2030, in just 13 years’ time, 193 nations including all of the Caribbean will be called on to submit their final reports on their progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals…  


STATEMENT on Jamaica's ratification of the Paris Agreement by UNDP Jamaica Resident Representative A.I. Dr. Elsie Laurence-Chounoune

UNDP stands ready to support Jamaica on its quest to adhere to the provisions of the Paris Agreement through assistance in mobilizing financial and technical resources including policy advice,…  

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