A mobile shredder was recently handed over to the Government of Antigua and Barbuda by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Procurement of the shredder is a component of the US $5.6 Million Housing Support to Barbuda Project funded through the kind assistance of the European Union, following Hurricane Irma’s impact on Barbuda.
Statement of Mr. Benito Wheatley, Special Envoy of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) Government at the High-Level Review of the Samoa Pathway of the United Nations General Assembly.
UNDP’s Multi-Country Office for Barbados & the OECS is pleased to officially introduce the Blue Economy and Sustainable Management of Ocean Degradation Lab. The Blue Lab is part of the UNDP Accelerator Labs initiative, the world’s largest and fastest learning network that UNDP is building to address development challenges in the new era where changes are happening rapidly.
The Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, the Honourable Roosevelt Skerrit received the Letters of Credence of the new UNDP Representative for Barbados and the OECS, Mr. Magdy Martinez Soliman. Mr. Martinez was accompanied by the new Head of UNDP’s Office in Dominica, Mr. Luis Francisco Thais.
UNDP’s newly appointed Resident Representative for Barbados and the OECS, Mr. Magdy Martinez-Soliman, has recently met with key partners and stakeholders in Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Barbados and Antigua and Barbuda where he presented letters of credence.
With a few months of project implementation remaining, the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (J-CCCP) is already realising the attainment and surpassing of anticipated project results.
Mr. Ugo Blanco has been appointed Deputy Resident Representative for Barbados and the OECS

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