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2020 Human Development Report: Reframing Development in the “Age of Humans”

The COVID-19 pandemic is the latest crisis facing the world, but unless humans release their grip on nature, it won’t be the last, according to the 2020 Human Development Report, The Next Frontier:…  



Barbados Blue Economy Scoping Study

The increasing potential of the Blue Economy in Barbados as a sustainable approach to diversify the economy and create jobs is one of the key messages highlighted by the recent rapid Blue Economy…  


After Lockdown: A Planet Needing Reinvention

Our endeavour should be to not return to the high consumption, high emissions, high pollution, high waste, high inequality patterns of yesterday. Small steps are only superficial makeup. Having peeked…  


Climate Promise to Meet the Challenge in the Caribbean

The urgency of the COVID-19 pandemic overshadows countries as they work feverishly to expand social protection systems.  


Don’t Wash Your Hands of the Problem

The most repeated public health advice since the outbreak of the New Coronavirus has been “wash your hands thoroughly with soap”.  


Planet or Plastic?

In the Caribbean, there is a universal feature that many admire, enjoy and make their living from, but far too few defend from its decay: the sea.  


The Blue Lab Announces Call for Solutions

UNDP Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean Blue Lab issued a first Call for Solutions to challenges in the blue economy today. Until December 9th, 2019, innovators in the blue space will be able to apply…  


Blue Lab Live!

Launch of UNDP's Blue Economy Accelerator Lab  


UNDP RR & PM of St. Vincent and the Grenadines Exchange on Expanded Collaboration

The Prime Minister of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Honourable Dr. Ralph Gonsalves, received Letters of Credence of the new UNDP Representative for Barbados and the OECS, Mr. Magdy Martinez…  

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