Three teams prepare to face a panel of judges in the Caribbean Energy Efficiency Lighting Project Competition
Aug 25, 2015
Three teams, two from the Barbados Community College and one from the Clarence Fitzroy Bryant College in St. Christopher and Nevis, have proceeded to the final round of competition where they will have up to seven minutes to make presentations to a panel of judges.
SocialInnov4Change Launches Call for Ideas
Aug 13, 2015
SocialInnov4Change launches call for ideas to give six Saint Lucian youth groups the opportunity to be awarded US$2000 each for implementation
SocialInnov4Change Ideation Workshop to be held in Saint Lucia
Aug 5, 2015
SocialInnov4Change provides a forum for youth to discuss and find solutions for problems which exist within their communities. The ideation workshop on August 12 will specifically assist them in identifying solutions to crime in St. Lucia.
Early Warning System Project Launch in Dominica
Jul 20, 2015
UNDP Barbados and the OECS in collaboration with the Office of Disaster Management and supported by the European Commission Humanitarian Aid Department (ECHO) recently convened an inception workshop for the Strengthening Resilience and Coping Capacities in the Caribbean Through Integrated Early Warning Systems Project in Dominica.
Rotary Summer Academy Attendee Documents his Experience
Jul 16, 2015
On the third day of the Rotary Summer Academy, attendee Kristin Watkins shadowed the UNDP Communications Associate as he had an interest in the field. Below is the article he wrote, with accompanying photos.
Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Hosts Regional workshop on the Universal Periodic Review in Barbados
Jul 13, 2015
The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights recently hosted a regional workshop on the Universal Periodic Review in Barbados
Natural Fibres and Seeds First National Conference - “Beyond the Bush”
Jul 12, 2015
The Barbados Institute of Environmental Professionals with support from the Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme, implemented by United Nations Development Programme hosted the first “Beyond the Bush” Conference from 25th - 26th March 2015 at the Savannah Hotel in Barbados.
UN Secretary General Tours Caribbean LED Lighting
Jul 6, 2015
The United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon today toured Caribbean LED Lighting which is a manufacturing company headquartered in Barbados.
GEF SGP Applauds Partners as they Celebrate World Environment Day 2015 in Barbados
Jun 12, 2015
The Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commemorated World Environment Day through engaging with selective participating schools of the Junior Achievement Charity of Barbados (JACOB) project “Barbados – Regional Entrepreneurship and Agriculture Program (REAP)”.
Celebrating World Environment Day 2015 in Barbados
Jun 12, 2015
The Global Environmental Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP), implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) commemorated World Environment Day with a series of events which showcased community efforts to conserve and protect the planet while ensuring the well-being of the people. Here, we highlight activities during the week of celebrations.