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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  


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).  


Small scale artisans and miners receive grants for COVID Response & Recovery

Twelve small-scale artisanal and mining enterprises are now in receipt of grants totaling 51,000€ Euros/9 Million JMD Jamaican Dollars, to support their business and emergency response to the COVID 19…  


Disaster Survival Guide launched for persons who are blind

A Survival Guide produced in braille for persons who are blind and living with vision impairment has been produced as part of an effort to ensure they are not left behind when disaster strikes  


8 university youth groups unite for COVID Response Webinar series

University students unite to to advance their own solutions for overcoming Carising in UNDP’s special report: COVID-19 and Human Development: Assessing the Crisis, Envisioning the Recovery  

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