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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).  


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  


8 university youth groups unite for COVID Response Webinar series

University students unite to to advance their own solutions for overcoming Carising in UNDP’s special report: COVID-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery  


COVID-19: New UNDP data dashboards reveal huge disparities

UNDP releases two new data dashboards that highlight huge disparities in countries’ abilities to cope with and recover from the COVID-19 crisis  


Advancing Water Supply in Jamaica - A Photo Book of Results from UNDP's Impact Series

The first in a brand new series of Photo Books highlighting results of projects, perspectives of beneficiaries and impact on sustainable development. An easy read.  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies

Working with WHO, UNDP is helping countries to prepare for, respond to and recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, focusing on the most vulnerable  


Statement by UNDP Administrator Achim Steiner on UN COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response Plan

For over 50 years, UNDP has stood with the poorest and most vulnerable. We will endure this together and we will recover and rebuild together.  


UNDP joins WhatsApp & UN agencies for COVID 19 Info Hub

UNDP partners for the WhatsApp Coronavirus Information Hub for frontline COVID-19 essential workers who rely on WhatsApp to communicate  


J$49.6 Million in GEF SGP grants to generate green jobs & incomes, and model a green and sustainable community

A total of J$49.6 Million in grants has been awarded to seven community groups by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)-implemented Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF…  

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