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UNDP Jamaica releases Annual Report 2017



In defense of nature: women at the forefront

Women, especially indigenous, are particularly vulnerable to environmental-related violence – roughly 50% of female activists murdered for defending land and environmental rights.  


Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  


Eradication of Poverty - October 17, 2017

This year’s theme for the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, “Answering the Call to End Poverty: A path toward peaceful and inclusive societies”, celebrates the 25 year anniversary of…  


Climate change is a threat to rich and poor alike

From Miami and Puerto Rico to Barbuda and Havana, the devastation of this year’s hurricane season across Latin America and the Caribbean serves as a reminder that the impacts of climate change know no…  


A Socio-economic Impact Assessment of the Zika Virus in Latin America and the Caribbean

This assessment measures the socio-economic impacts of Zika on countries, families and communities, and examines institutional responses.  

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