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Sub-Regional Implementation Plan (SIP) Report 2017

The 2017 Sub-Regional Implementation Plan Report captures the key results under the Multi-Country Sustainable Development Framework (MSDF) for Barbados and the OECS during this period. The MSDF is the…  


PACES Project Conducts Hybrid Electric Vehicle Safety Training for Emergency Responders and Energy Stakeholders

Eleven (11) individuals participated in a two-day safety training that sought to demonstrate and instruct the various best practice steps and measures adopted when responding to accidents involving…  


PRIMARY SCHOOLS AWARDED IN THE “A.C.T. NOW SAINT LUCIA” CLIMATE CHANGE CAMPAIGN

Out of the twelve registered schools, the Riviere Doree Anglican Combined School copped the top prize in the Primary Schools Climate Change Video Challenge under the UN Development Programme’s…  


Gaps Identified as Early Warning Systems Work Advances

National partners in Dominica as well as St. Vincent and the Grenadines recently validated Early Warning Systems (EWS) survey results as continuation of a process to strengthen EWS through leveraging…  


2012-2016 United Nations Development Assistance Framework Report

This report highlights the collective work of UN agencies between 2012-2016 UNDAF projects in addressing key issues facing the sub-region – the environment, disaster risk reduction, energy, social…  


Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems Checklist endorsed by CDEMA

During the 9th Meeting of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), members endorsed the Revised Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems…  


Students get Digital Media Tips ahead of ACT Now Climate Change Competition

Forty-five students from primary schools around Saint Lucia acquired tips on how optimize the use of their smartphones to develop quality media content on climate change. The activity, in support of…  


Lessons from the Other Side: Caribbean Farmers Tour Japan

With most of Dominica’s crop and livestock affected during the last hurricane season and another hurricane season beginning in a few weeks, Caribbean farmers are well aware of the impact of natural…  


Powering Suriname’s Hinterland, by the Sun

Tepu has operated on a power system setup some forty years prior, dependent on a generator and fuel. Today, the village runs on solar power, following the vision of the Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)…  


St. Lucia's Officials Demonstrate Solidarity for Climate Action

Six Ministers and thirteen Permanent Secretaries and Deputy Permanent Secretaries were among an esteemed grouping of Senior Government Officials totalling seventy-five, who demonstrated solidarity for…  

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