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”.
UNDP and the OECS Commission Provide Skills Training in ‘at risk’ Communities
Mar 15, 2017
The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Sub-regional Office for the OECS and Barbados in collaboration with the Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), is currently conducting community participatory exercises in ‘at risk’ communities throughout St. Lucia.
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.
Three Pilot Projects totaling US$300,000 Initiated
Feb 24, 2017
Three pilot projects totaling USD$300,000 commenced with the aim of transferring and adopting low emission and climate resilient technologies to the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and the local chapter of the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) under the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) Project.
J-CCCP Partners with Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre for Bio-energy Course
Feb 9, 2017
Wiith financing from UNDP’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) Project and GIZ’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance (REETA), the Caribbean Community Climate Change Centre launched a Bioenergy Course.
Global Applause for International Volunteer Day
Feb 8, 2017
The 2016 theme for International Volunteer Day, ‘Global Applause – Give Volunteers a Hand’, recognized volunteers worldwide and all they do in making peace and sustainable development a reality.
JCCCP Supports Study on Biogas and Renewable Energy from Biomass and Organic Waste in Belize
Feb 6, 2017
In keeping with the objectives and intended outcomes of the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP), support for this study has been worthwhile, in conjunction with GIZ’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Technical Assistance (REETA) Project.
Fostering Level-Headed Youth (Project FLY) Successfully Piloted in Grenada
Feb 1, 2017
Project Fostering Level-Headed Youth (Project FLY) was conceptualized under the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Citizen Security Initiative.
UN Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework - Priority Areas 3 & 4
Dec 8, 2016
UN Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework priority areas three and four outlined
UN Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework - Priority Areas 1 & 2
Dec 5, 2016
UN Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework priority areas one and two outlined