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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 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,…  


Remarks: UNDP Resident Representative at 2016 Human Development Report Launch

Many rural communities throughout Jamaica have vibrant, innovative and determined people. We picked Clarendon as an illustration that many rural communities can showcase to the world how they confront…  


Remarks to NPAS End of Project Forum by UNDP Resident Representative, Bruno Pouezat

UNDP recognizes that partnerships are essential for addressing many of the development challenges locally and globally. And as such heartily congratulates NEPA and the other agencies such as the…  


JCCCP Board Meeting Feb 2 2017

UNDP Jamaica is indeed pleased to play its part in implementing the Jamaica leg of the JCCCP Partnership Project. We join the Government of Jamaica and all JCCCP participating countries in extending…  


Secretary General, António Guterres appeals for Peace

On this New Year’s Day, I ask all of you to join me in making one shared New Year’s resolution: Let us resolve to put peace first. Let us make 2017 a year in which we all – citizens, governments,…  

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