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Biography - Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman

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.  


Caribbean Countries Develop Mitigation Actions in order to Access Climate Change Financing

Over thirty representatives from nine Caribbean countries this morning met in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines to better position themselves to access funding for climate change mitigation.  


New ‘Climate Action’ Song to Prompt Vincentians to Move to Action

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…  


Thirty Community Members and Officials in Carriacou, Grenada Empowered to Manage Water Quality and Fodder Production

Training was concluded among thirty Grenadians as a part of the UN Development Programme Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP) Project where UNDP J-CCCP is supporting the…  


Government of Antigua and Barbuda and UNDP Kick-Start European Union-funded Euro 5 Million Housing Support to Barbuda Project

The Government of Antigua and Barbuda signed a 5 million Euros Financing Agreement with the European Union to support Barbuda’s recovery after the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma in 2017.  


Water Storage Capacity Boosted on the Grenadian Island of Carriacou by 15,000 Gallons

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…  


Indigenous Water Source Enhanced to Provide Water in Times of Crises

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…  


New UN Resident Coordinator Presents Credentials to the Government of Barbados

UN Resident Coordinator to Barbados and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Didier Trebucq presented his credentials to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade for Barbados,…  


Transforming the Caribbean through Mission 2030

The United Nations Office for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean launched an interactive gallery showcasing the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The gallery under the theme “Mission 2030” was…  


90% Percent of Jamaican Youth rate Virtual Farming Game as Useful in Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Agriculture

The Cario Farming Game took a trip across Jamaica in November to educate youth about climate change and climate smart decisions and actions, with the ultimate goal of creating lasting behavioural…  

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