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Government of Canada Supports Efforts to Tackle Gender Based Violence and COVID-19 in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

The Government of Canada through its “Enabling, Gender-Responsive Disaster Recovery, Climate and Environmental Resilience in the Caribbean (EnGenDER)” Project has committed USD 1,149,000 towards…  


The Day After

he Caribbean has largely been able to contain the spread of COVID-19 thanks to early action by policymakers. But the economic consequences are severe, given the standstill in tourism and remittances.  


Consultation for Action

This virtual series, aptly titled “Consultations for Action” brought together five panels comprised of a cross section of thought leaders including Senior Officials from within the Host Governments of…  


UN COVID-19 Assessment for BVI recommends path to recovery

‘Expanded income support, the provision of liquidity for small businesses to preserve jobs and the design and implementation of gender responsive social policy’ are just three of the recommendations…  


UN COVID-19 Assessment for Barbados proposes low-cost Internet for recovery

Greater support for the informal sector and expanding social protection systems are just two of the recommendations outlined in the new UN Human and Economic Impact AssessmenT (HEAT) Report for…  


UN COVID-19 Human and Economic Assessment of Impact for Anguilla

A combination of enhanced social protection investment, government guarantees to catalyse liquidity support for Micro, Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (MSMEs) and the establishment of a shelter for…  


Eastern Caribbean Human and Economic Impact Assessments

The report outlines a number of recommendations including: expanding the time frame for COVID-19 related unemployment benefits and covering the newly unemployed.  


Social Protection Critical to the COVID-19 Response says United Nations

Improving social protection systems through policies that empower the vulnerable and reduce inequality is paramount for sustainable development in a post-COVID-19 world.  


Launch of e-Series on Post-COVID-19 Economic Response

As the region faces unprecedented levels of unemployment, reduced revenues and loss of foreign direct investment due to the COVID-19 crisis, the United Nations Sub-Regional Team for Barbados and the…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Global human development – which can be measured as a combination of the world’s education, health and living standards – could decline this year for the first time since the concept was introduced…  

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