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UNDP supports Jamaica in strengthening coordinated response to emergencies like COVID 19 with digital platform

Jamaica is innovating a digital emergency response mechanism to coordinate and track multiple demands for financial support, goods and services and inflows of international and local assistance, in…  


Spotlight Initiative Jamaica launches Virtual Roundtables on Local Laws

The EU/UN Spotlight Initiative (SI) in Jamaica has launched a series of Virtual Roundtables on local legislation underpinning the protection of women and girls from violence.  


UNDP commends Jamaica for action on a Sexual Harassment Bill

UNDP Resident Representative, Denise E Antonio has commended the government of Jamaica for its unwavering commitment to finalizing the legislative process concerning the long-awaited Sexual Harassment…  


Caribbean’s first mobile Technical Assistance Centres take home repair services to Bahamas

The Caribbean region's first mobile Technical Assistance Centres (TAC) offering door to door hurricane resilient home repair services, have been deployed to The Bahamas  


Spotlight Initiative presents Sexual Harassment Roundtable

A Virtual Roundtable on Sexual Harassment is being convened by the European Union-funded Spotlight Initiative Jamaica on 2 December to contribute to ongoing public education on the draft Sexual…  


How to Identify, Report and Manage Sexual Harassment, Abuse and Exploitation: An on-the-job Primer

A Primer on UNDP's position on Secual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse, and the Rights, Responsibilities and Options for UNDP Team Members and UNDP Partners and Beneficiaries  


REMARKS - National Dialogue LGBTI

The involvement of our government partners in this Dialogue signals an awareness of the gaps that exist in the pursuit of universal human rights protection.  


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  

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