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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…  


India-UN Partnership Fund provides 5 ventilators to Government of Antigua & Barbuda

This is one part of an India-UN Partnership Fund US$1 million project to strengthen national health capacities and reduce the negative socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Antigua and…  


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…  


UNDP Eastern Caribbean Hackathon
Jobs and Lives after COVID-19

COVID-19 is an unprecedented global crisis that threatens to dismantle the progress made towards development in the region.  


COVID-19 Island Hack Prototype Challenge

Do you hack tools and systems? Are you looking to create the next innovative pandemic solution that addresses present and/or future challenges? If so, we want YOU to participate in UNDP’s COVID-19…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  

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