Recently appointed United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative for Jamaica, Denise E. Antonio, has also been appointed to serve as Resident Representative for Belize.
Ms. Antonio, who operates from the Kingston country office, is now in Belize on mission from 22 to 26 July where she will meet with government officials, UNDP Belize and UN Resident Coordinator teams as well as other UN agencies. She is also scheduled to pay courtesy calls on Belize’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Ministry of Fisheries, Forestry, the Environment, and Sustainable Development; Ministry of Economic Development; Ministry of Human Development, Social Transformation and Poverty Alleviation.
Ms. Antonio has reiterated UNDP’s commitment to supporting the government and people of Belize realize their development aspirations through UNDP Belize’s robust portfolio of projects focused on bio diversity, public health and natural resource management.
The new Resident Representative took up her new assignment in Jamaica on 16 May 2019, while her appointment to Belize took effect on 10 June.