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GK Foundation Partners with UNDP for Virtual Lecture on the Sustainable Development Goals

The GraceKennedy Foundation will partner this year with UNDP to present its annual public lecture which will focus attention on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  

Community groups get ready to vie for up to USD 50 000 environmental grants

Small grants of up to 50 000 USD (7.2 Million JMD) are to be awarded within weeks to Community-Based Organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations  

Statement on the increase in women to representational politics in Jamaica

UNDP remains optimistic that the increase in the number of women candidates this year, represents a positive development for Jamaica’s democrac  

Small scale artisans and miners receive grants for COVID Response & Recovery

Twelve small-scale artisanal and mining enterprises are now in receipt of grants totaling 51,000€ Euros/9 Million JMD Jamaican Dollars, to support their business and emergency response to the COVID 19…  

Disaster Survival Guide launched for persons who are blind

A Survival Guide produced in braille for persons who are blind and living with vision impairment has been produced as part of an effort to ensure they are not left behind when disaster strikes  

Climate Action gains momentum when communities get involved

UNDP has long recognized that the natural assets of the earth will sustain our livelihoods, food security and wider development ambitions for generations to come, if we treat them with respect,…  

Remarks - Small grants for COVID-19 response and recovery to artisanal and small-scale mining enterprises

I am pleased that our interventions to support COVID response and recovery among ASMEs have been successful, demonstrated by this morning’s handing over ceremony of small grants valuing 51,000 Euros…  

Jamaica to benefit from Canada-funded project designed to tackle Gender Based Violence and COVID

USD$100,000 has been allocated to Jamaica and will be used to support immediate needs such as access to food and hygiene supplies and provide income and livelihood support  

UNDP RR Remarks to International Youth Day regional Webinar on COVID recovery

Young people, we need your innovation, creativity, vision, and energy to ... transcend a world where the injustice of poverty, inequality and climate change are not acceptable  

UNDP RR Remarks - Caribbean Experiences on Recovery Planning Online Forum

UNDP recognizes that a major part of recovery and improving resilience is learning valuable lessons from each other on past disaster events  

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