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EC$1.1 Million allocated by the Government of Spain to Accelerate Volcano Relief Efforts in St Vincent and the Grenadines tied to Ash Removal in Priority Areas

The Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID) has provided USD 416,204.00 (EC$1.1 million) through a partnership with UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean to strengthen…  



11 homes handed over by Prime Minister Hon. Gaston Browne and EU Officials during high level visit to Antigua and Barbuda

loria Cephas, a mother of 8, who like the 10 additional beneficiaries, was devasted after losing her home to the hurricane expressed her gratitude to the Government, the EU and UNDP stating “Getting…  



Dominicans shape their digital future with support from UNDP

The future of the Commonwealth of Dominica is digital and inclusive, and each Dominican has an integral role to play in shaping the way forward for the Eastern Caribbean nation.  


UNDP Uses Theater to Promote Resilience for Women in Farming

Over two hundred farmers, 138 females and 89 males from communities in the Eastern, Central and Southern regions descended on the Old Mill Cultural Centre and the Ocean View Retreat Centre…  


Government & UNDP Ash cleaning and Emergency Employment Programme underway in response to the volcano eruption in St. Vincent.

UNDP in collaboration with the Buildings, Roads and General Services Authority (BRAGSA) have commenced an employment programme tied to ash and debris removal allowing the restoration of road access,…  


Hand over of an additional 12 homes in Barbuda under the EU-funded Housing Support Project

"Building Forward Better" has new meaning for the 12 families who received their renovated homes on Friday, under Phase 2 of the Housing Support to Barbuda Project led Government of Antigua and…  


UNDP partners with The University of the West Indies Open Campus and Frankfurt School to support MSMEs through upskilling and digitalization

As part of its COVID-19 recovery programme, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Barbados & the Eastern Caribbean has partnered with The University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus…  


UNDP hosts Regional Dialogue on the Future of Tourism and private sector in times of COVID19.

Back is the wrong way to go!” This was one of the overarching sentiments at The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean High-level Regional Dialogue  

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