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Mobile unit and GBV mapping coming to strengthen response of Domestic Violence Intervention Centres

Government has signaled their intention to advance talks on a mobile response unit and GBV mapping to strengthen the DVIC network.  


EU-UN Spotlight Initiative supports expansion of Domestic Violence Intervention Centres (DVICs) to domestic violence hotspots

The European Union/ United Nations Spotlight Initiative has supported the expansion of Jamaica's Domestic Violence Intervention Centre (DVIC) network to an additional six police stations located in…  


Remarks - Panel Discussion for World Habitat Day

UNDP is committed to upscaling our efforts to promoting low carbon solutions through the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies; and developing nature-based solutions to strengthen…  


Remarks - Pre-COP 26 Conversations & Launch of Jamaica’s NDC Partnership Plan

We are committed to strengthening our partnership with the Government of Jamaica and other local stakeholders to improve climate change resilience, support the development of the green economy and…  


Youth Leaders Call for Stronger Participation in Citizen Security and Safety interventions

Youth Leaders have issued a 14-point Call To Action requesting stronger and expanded youth participation in the implementation of citizen security, safety and crime prevention programmes.  


UNDP Resident Representative calls for youth network to advance youth participation in crime prevention programmes

UNDP Resident Representative calls for a youth network to systematize best practices in youth-led community-based crime prevention methods  


Remarks - Opening Ceremony Youth Summit on Crime & Violence

This Youth Summit demonstrates that young people have the capacity and capability to play a larger role in designing and implementing crime prevention and peacebuilding strategies  


UTech Launches environmentally-progressive BSc In Mines And Quarry Management

UTech Jamaica has launched a BSc Degree in Mines and Quarry Management designed to be socially and environmentally progressive  


Remarks - UNDP Resident Representative - ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme Launch of B.Sc. Mining and Quarry Management, UTECH

Graduates of this programme will considerably strengthen the cohort of highly skilled professionals capable of leading the mining and quarry industry to fulfill its economic growth potential  


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