Our Projects

Poverty Reduction

  • Multi-Dimensional Approaches to Poverty Eradication in the Eastern Caribbean Project (MDAPP)Multi-Dimensional Approaches to Poverty Eradication in the Eastern Caribbean Project (MDAPP)The project offers a broader perspective to poverty measurement and eradication efforts by attempting to understand and address the complex nature of poverty and the dynamic ways in which it affects various groups.

  • A Future for SIDS: The Post 2015 Development Agenda in St. LuciaA Future for SIDS: The Post 2015 Development Agenda in St. Lucia2015 represents the end of an ambitious cycle in the international development agenda, and at the same time, a tremendous opportunity to review the priority areas and improve the ways in which we address them.

Democratic Governance

  • SocialInnov4Change - Saint LuciaSocialInnov4Change - Saint LuciaThe SocialInnov4Change is a project designed by the United Nations Development Programme for Barbados and the OECS aimed at bringing young people together to find solutions to social problems and challenges within communities in Saint Lucia.

  • Youth-Innovation: A Caribbean Network for Youth DevelopmentYouth-Innovation: A Caribbean Network for Youth DevelopmentThe Youth-IN project is about empowering young people to become agents of change, not to just sit by and receive support but to become actively involved in the development of their own sustainable future.

Crisis Prevention and Recovery

  • Strengthening Capacity in Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) in the Caribbean Strengthening Capacity in Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA) in the CaribbeanThe project will be closely aligned to the UNDP global roll-out of the PDNA initiative. UNDP has been collaborating with global partners – UNDG, World Bank and the European Union in reviewing and adapting the PDNA methodology based on experience in applying this tool and capacity building initiatives.

  • Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre (CTIC)Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre (CTIC)The project will realise the strengthening of institutional capacities, and enhancing public awareness and education programmes for tsunamis and other coastal hazards through support to the Caribbean Tsunami Information Centre (CTIC).

  • Strengthening Resilience and Coping capacities in the Caribbean through Integrated Early Warning SystemsStrengthening Resilience and Coping capacities in the Caribbean through Integrated Early Warning SystemsThis project seeks to create an enabling environment that can facilitate the adoption of Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) EWS by other countries in the region through systemisation of the process and lessons learned.

  • Enhancing Resilience to Reduce Vulnerability in the CaribbeanEnhancing Resilience to Reduce Vulnerability in the CaribbeanThis initiative takes an integrated approach to vulnerability reduction and enhancing resilience to climate change, natural hazards and poverty through enhanced civil protection. It covers Barbados and the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States. The project focuses on knowledge sharing and building linkages across Caribbean institutions, capacity development, and advancing the linkages between climate change and disaster risk reduction.

  • Community Alerts ProjectCommunity Alerts ProjectThe communities targeted under the present action are located in low lying coastal areas, and are therefore particularly vulnerable to rapidly forming events generating flood both from rainfall and from coastal hazards such as storm surges. Tsunamis are also a threat which tends to be overlooked.

Environment and Energy

  • Japan-Caribbean Climate Change PartnershipJapan-Caribbean Climate Change PartnershipThe Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) is designed to strengthen the capacity of countries in the Caribbean to invest in climate change mitigation and adaptation technologies, as prioritised in their Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions (NAMAs) and National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).

  • Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies (ICCAS)Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies (ICCAS)The overarching objective of the Programme on Integrated Climate Change Adaptation Strategies in Grenada (ICCAS) is to increase resilience of vulnerable communities and ecosystems to climate change risks in Grenada through integrated adaptation approaches.

  • Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC)Intended Nationally Determined Contributions (INDC)Consultants have been appointed to support the development of the INDC for Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, for submission to the UNFCCC and for COP21. The aim will be to produce a document similar to those provided by other Parties and submitted to the INDC portal.

  • Disaster Risk and Energy Access Management (DREAM)Disaster Risk and Energy Access Management (DREAM)The objective of the Project is to reduce GHG emissions from fossil fuel-based power generation by demonstrating the exploitation of renewable energy resources for electricity generation in Barbados. To achieve this objective and strengthen the country’s Disaster Risk Response (DRR), the Project will promote decentralized solar photo-voltaic electricity generation in Barbados at community development centers and poly-clinics throughout the country.

  • SIDS DOCK Support Programme: C'bean Energy Efficiency Lighting ProjectSIDS DOCK Support Programme: C'bean Energy Efficiency Lighting ProjectThis project is part of the SIDS DOCK Support Program project pipeline, and will seek to catalyze the transition to low carbon economies and sustainable energy sectors through the provision of energy efficient (EE) lighting to communities in the Eastern Caribbean (SIDS DOCK Member countries). The project should assist countries in removing the policy, capacity and investment barriers to energy efficient (EE) lighting.

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Resident Coordinator Annual Report
2012 UN Resident Coordinator Annual Report

The publication summarizes progress of the UN System in Barbados and the OECS towards achieving the outcomes of the UN Development Assistance Framework and charts out the work plan for 2013.

 

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