The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus have partnered to present a series of talks on the Blue Economy.
Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman has been appointed as Resident Representative of UNDP in Barbados and the OECS, and will be based in Barbados where he arrives on 1st June 2019.
Play It Out 2 Phase It Out- Office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly’s Global Campaign against Plastic Pollution
The UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) Project handed over keys to the Grand Bay Cistern to the Government of Grenada. This act symbolized the completion of three J-CCCP supported pilot projects on the island of Carriacou. Two of the three projects focused on expanding water storage capacity on the drought affected island, while the third sought to enhance livestock production by promoting climate smart feeding.
Over thirty representatives from nine Caribbean countries met in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines to better position themselves to access funding for climate change mitigation.
The official opening ceremony of the “Bagatelle Alternate Water Harvesting and Storage Project” was held yesterday in Commonwealth of Dominica, where ministry officials and partners were in attendance. Under this community project, the UN Development Programme’s (UNDP) Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) Project has supported the Department of Local Government and Community Development to rehabilitate and enhance an indigenous water source in order to provide water in times of crisis to more than 380 residents of Bagatelle, Point Carib, Fond St. Jean and Fabre villages.
The UN Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) Project launched a song on 28 March, 2019. The UNDP team will visit a number of schools and media houses to share climate change knowledge and, to promote the song.

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