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UNDP-led Workshop Conducted to Improve Gender Sensitivity in Agriculture

In collaboration with the Division of Agriculture, the project launched a 2-hour introductory gender awareness workshop at the Botanic Gardens Conference Room for extension officers of the Ministry of…  


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…  


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…  


Government and UNDP to Support COVID-19-hit Small Restaurant Businesses

The government of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) and UNDP have partnered to assist MSMEs within the restaurant industry. The initiative is part of UNDP Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean’s Economic…  


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…  


UN Barbados and the OECS Supports Eastern Caribbean Governments in Social Protection Response Amidst Covid-19 Crisis

Every country in the world has been touched by COVID-19. This unprecedented health-related crisis “has exposed the fragility of our societies to global shocks such as diseases or the climate crisis,”…  

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