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2018 news


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…  


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…  


Caribbean Countries work toward Implementing ICCS

The ICCS provides a framework for the systematic production and comparison of statistical data across different criminal justice institutions and jurisdictions. This means the ICCS is applicable to…  


Sustainability Dialogue Supports EWS Roadmap Concretization in SVG

Key partners, including Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Ralph E. Gonsalves, The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO), and The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), among…  


Jeanne’s Story: Working to Fight Fear in the Aftermath of Hurricane Maria

The story following Hurricane Maria is more than the overwhelming impact on the country and its people, but also about recovery, community resilience and self help.  


Belize & Guyana Initiate NAP Process

Stakeholders, government representatives and development partners recently gathered to take Belize and Guyana one step closer to the finalization of their National Adaptation Plans (NAPs).  

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