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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  

UNDP RR Remarks - Close-out Workshop - SIDS-CBA programme

Access to water has made a big difference. Where water catchments and storage systems have been rehabilitated or installed, farming livelihoods, incomes and local economies have been resuscitated.  

Keynote address - NCU Research Week 2020 Opening - UNDP Resident Representative

The sky is the limit for creativity, R&D and innovation. Opportunities abound right here in Jamaica. We are sitting on goldmines.  

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…  

Remarks - Handover of Mobile Justice Units - UNDP Resident Representative

Hence, UNDP is honoured and delighted to participate in this momentous handing over ceremony of these two (2) retrofitted mobile buses, aptly called Justice Units, geared at expanding legal services…  

Remarks - GEF SGP Grant Award Ceremony - UNDP Resident Representative

UNDP believes that local organizations working on the ground and being able to directly connect with people are best poised to address sustainable development challenges of marginalized communities  

US$1.5 Billion in financing and in-kind services pledged for Bahamas hurricane recovery

$1.5 billion in financing and in-kind services pledged to support recovery in The Bahamas, in the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian  

More than 300 confirmed for BAH Pledge Conference 13 Jan

Close to 300 local and international delegates will convene at the Baha Mar Convention Centre on January 13 for the widely anticipated Hurricane Dorian Pledging Conference, to mobilize recovery…  

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