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GPS Units to support integration of GBV prevention strategies in community plans

Ten GPS Units have been handed over to government of Jamaica under the Spotlight Initiative to facilitate integration of GBV prevention strategies into community plans  

Youth Groups awarded JMD 15.2 Million to spearhead safety and security projects in crime hotspots

Ten youth groups have been selected to receive grants of USD$10 000 each to implement their own citizen safety and security projects in crime and violence hotspots across Jamaica  

Sangster International Airport, UNDP, ACI-LAC and DHL Collaborate on Disaster Preparedness Training in Jamaica

Sangster International Airport gets ready for disaster through the 'Get Airports Ready for Disaster' workshop  

JMD 11.6 million investment in Technology Centres & Tablets bolsters access to virtual learning

More than 200 students in five West Kingston communities are receiving improved access to virtual learning spaces and equipment  

UN, EU & Government advance joint plans to address violence against women and girls

A Statement issued jointly by UN, EU and Governmentof Jamaica on the rising incidences of Gender Based Violence in Jamaica.  

Water Security bolstering human resilience in drought-hit Clarendon

A human security project designed to bolster human resilience is scoring early wins in its water security and climate-smart agriculture componenets  

Remarks - Closing Ceremony, Training Workshop on Advanced Enterprise Skills in the Development Mineral Sector

As we continue to navigate through this pandemic, this training is both timely and necessary to advance the development minerals industry to the next level and unleash its potential.  

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…  

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