UNDP Partners with the Belize National Climate Change Office to launch 'Feel the Change' Campaign
Apr 26, 2017
Following the execution of a Climate Change Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices survey, the Belize National Climate Change Office (NCCO), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) have launched a climate change awareness campaign in communities across Belize.
Conserving Biodiversity Project hosts Open Day
Apr 25, 2017
A team of entomologists is cataloguing various species of beetles and other invertebrates that are present in several unique locations in St. Kitts and Nevis.
J-CCCP Commissions Climate Change Knowledge Attitudes and Practices Reports in Eight Caribbean Countries
Apr 14, 2017
In early 2017, the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership successfully completed Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices (KAP) studies in Belize, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Suriname.
Ridge to Reef Project presents Grenada Fisheries Division with Workboat
Apr 7, 2017
On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017 the Global Environment Facility and the United Nations Development Programme, through the Ridge to Reef project, handed over a catamaran workboat to the Ministry of Agriculture, Lands, Forestry and Fisheries.
DREAM Project encourages Barbadians to 'Flip the Switch'
Apr 5, 2017
Communities across Barbados were energized and educated during the Flip The Switch Challenge, one of a series of game shows aimed at increasing public awareness of renewable energy and energy security issues.
The Mystery Nevis 'Monster' (Conserving Biodiversity Project)
Apr 3, 2017
A team of researchers from the Environmental Awareness Group in Antigua, hired by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, and the United Nations Development Programme, visited the island of Nevis on February 13, 2017. There they found a large tadpole; The tadpole was about 7cm long, which was a puzzle, because the frogs and toads of Nevis do not have young that reach this size.
UN Staff Simulate Tsunami Evacuation
Mar 29, 2017
In support of CARIBE WAVE 2017, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Barbados facilitated an office tsunami evacuation exercise on March 23, 2017, for the United Nations (UN) House and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO).
World’s most marginalized still left behind by global development priorities: UNDP's 2016 Human Development Report
Mar 27, 2017
Millions of people are not benefiting from progress, with the gap set to widen unless deep-rooted development barriers, including discrimination and unequal political participation, are tackled
Grenada Hosts First Referendum on Constitution Reform
Mar 15, 2017
At the end of 2016, Grenada held the first referendum on Constitution reform in the island’s history. This was the fourth attempt since independence to amend the national Constitution, with the current exercise taking almost two years to bring about its conclusion.
Promoting Volunteerism: Journey from Japan to Barbados
Mar 15, 2017
Sae Nishioka began her journey to Barbados in 2016 when she penned an essay describing her motive for aspiring to work within the United Nations System. Like most of UN’s volunteers, Sae views herself as an agent of change who “believes in helping people”.