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Barbados' Minister of Foreign Affairs & UNDP Representative Exchange on Climate, Finance & Development

Today, the Minister of Foreign Affairs & Foreign Trade of Barbados, Senator Dr. The Hon. Jerome X. Walcott (MBBS, FRCS), received in audience the newly appointed Resident Representative (RR) of UNDP…  


UNDP RR, Antigua and Barbuda PM Pledge to Continue Partnership

UNDP RR, Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman presents letters of credence to Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Honourable Gaston Browne. Click to view video.  


Small Island Future Fest

Barbados’ biggest environmental event was recently held at Pelican Village.  


Proudly Caribbean!

Members of the Caribbean LGBTI community share what it means to be proudly Caribbean.  


Statement of the BVI at UN HQ: Welcomes Visits of the UN RC and UNDP RR

During them ninth sitting of the Special Committee on Decolonization, the Committee heard from the Special Envoy of the Premier of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) where priority was given to recovery…  


Play It Out Concert

Play It Out 2 Phase It Out- Office of the President of the United Nations General Assembly’s Global Campaign against Plastic Pollution  


UNDP and UWI Partner for Innovation Talks on the Blue Economy

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of the West Indies, Cave Hill Campus have partnered to present a series of talks on the Blue Economy.  


Caribbean Countries Develop Mitigation Actions in order to Access Climate Change Financing

Over thirty representatives from nine Caribbean countries this morning met in Kingstown, St Vincent and the Grenadines to better position themselves to access funding for climate change mitigation.  


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…  

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