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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…  


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…  


Tertiary Students to lead major HDR follow-up event Jan 2020 (now re-scheduled to 19 March)

The December 9th launch of UNDP’s Human Development Report 2019 will go next level on 30 January when tertiary students stage HDR In-depth  


Jamaica joins global launch of 2019 Human Development Report

Jamaica's development ranking in the spotlight as country office goes live on social media with townhall discussion  

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