UNDP’s Multi-Country Office for Barbados & the OECS is pleased to officially introduce the Blue Economy and Sustainable Management of Ocean Degradation Lab. The Blue Lab is part of the UNDP Accelerator Labs initiative, the world’s largest and fastest learning network that UNDP is building to address development challenges in the new era where changes are happening rapidly.
The United Nations has announced outstanding young climate champions chosen from around the world will receive support to participate in the UN Youth Climate Summit on Saturday, September 21 at the UN Headquarters in New York.
After supporting the BVI’s hurricane recovery for nearly two years, the United Nations Development Programme is looking to open a permanent Tortola office and work closely on projects including a policy for developing the territory’s “blue economy.”
UNDP’s newly appointed Resident Representative for Barbados and the OECS, Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, has recently met with key partners and stakeholders in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda where he presented letters of credence.
With a few months of project implementation remaining, the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) is already realising the attainment and surpassing of anticipated project results.
Mr. Ugo Blanco has been appointed Deputy Resident Representative for Barbados and the OECS
Members of the LGBTI community in the Caribbean share what it means to be proudly Caribbean.

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