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The Peace Agreement by the Government of Colombia and the FARC-EP that will be signed today is of great significance for Colombia and for the world.
The conference will focus on the implementation of a New Urban Agenda, building on the Habitat Agenda of Istanbul in 1996.
With help from UNDP, through the Small Grants Programme of the Global Environment Fund, the ecotourism business has gotten a boost.
To work in conjunction with initiatives that contribute to the region’s achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SGDs) with a view to 2030.
The report focuses on several groups and their “vulnerabilities”, which accumulate over a life cycle hindering people’s capacity to fulfil their potential and also to leave poverty behind, the report stresses.
The agreement focuses on the analysis and discussion of the implementation of the SDGs in the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean
For the Caribbean “multidimensional progress” entails not only adapting to shocks. It means breaking through structural obstacles that hinder growth and people’s well-being.
Caribbean countries need a new generation of public policies to increase gains in the economic, social and environmental fronts while boosting climate and financial resilience and protecting people throughout their life cycles.
For the last five years Chile and Peru have been assisted by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) through the The Humboldt Current Large Marine Ecosystem (HCLME) Project.
New Regional Human Development Report recommends social protection, care systems, labour skills and closing historic gender, racial and ethnic gaps not resolved with economic growth alone.
To achieve the ambitious goals laid out in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, we need to take a multidimensional perspective, to build sustainable and holistic well-being – beyond income aspects alone.