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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.  


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  


Collaborative UNDP Coordination in St. Vincent Grenadines Relief Effort

“It is through unity and collaboration that we can overcome seemingly insurmountable challenges.”  


UNDP Mobilizes USD 300,000 for St. Vincent and the Grenadines Recovery Efforts

UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has mobilized USD 300,000 from UNDP Core Funding to support relief and recovery efforts.  


UNDP actions a 3-phased approach to volcano relief efforts for St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean has coordinated a three-phased approach to the relief efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the wake of the…  


UNDP helping to build resilient livelihoods in the Kalinago Territory

The UNDP Project Office in Dominica has launched a new project in the Kalinago Territory, with an opening ceremony at the Kalinago Barana Autê. Strengthening Sustainable Livelihoods and Resilience in…  


UNDP Rethinking Tourism and MSMEs in times of COVID-19

The impact of COVID-19 in the Tourism sector is having a suffocating effect in the Eastern Caribbean economies.  

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