UNDP concerned about Zika virus development impactsFeb 2, 2016UNDP stands ready to join an international response, led by the World Health Organization, to an outbreak of microcephaly and other severe neurological abnormalities, which may have been associated with the mosquito-borne Zika virus.
Japan and UNDP kick start US$15 million Caribbean Climate Change ProjectJan 28, 2016Climate change is recognised as one of the most serious challenges to the Caribbean.
Ban Ki-moon congratulates the Security Council for the approval of a political mission to monitor Colombia peace dealJan 26, 2016U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will present detailed recommendations for such a mission to the Security Council for consideration and approval within 30 days of the signing of a peace deal.
Ban welcomes joint request by Colombian Government and FARC to set up UN political officeJan 20, 2016The FARC rebels have been in talks with the Government seeking to end a 51-year conflict that has left nearly a quarter of a million victims.
Secretary-General's statement on the 6th anniversary of the Haiti earthquakeJan 11, 2016Tomorrow, the United Nations family will mark the sixth anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti and pay tribute to the more than 200,000 victims, including 102 United Nations personnel, who perished in this tragic event.
Haiti: Ban remains concerned over political developments related to the ongoing electoral processJan 5, 2016The Secretary-General recalls that Parliament has not functioned since January 2015
Jamaica at the mercy of climate changeDec 16, 2015In Jamaica, the unpredictability of rainfall has made farming procedures more expensive. Drought conditions have eased but another extreme has set in.
Gender imbalances in the workplace slowdown progress in Latin America and the CaribbeanDec 14, 2015The report urges governments to develop policies that boost benefits and minimize the risks and challenges of an evolving world of work.
Sargassum and Climate Change in the CarribeanDec 10, 2015When the paradise habitants saw their white beaches turned into fetid scenarios, alerted authorities, and given the limited effectiveness of the response, they took the initiative and organized them selves in crews to clean public beaches and despite his efforts the situation got worse.
- En 2013, Brasil celebró diez años del programa de transferencia de efectivo y de protección social Bolsa Familia, reconocido a nivel mundial. PNUD Brasil socio principal desde el principio contribuyó a la expansión del programa, llegando a 50 millones de personas. #PNUD50 Foto: Bruno Spada / Ministerio d Desarrollo Social Yesterday AT 10:00 AM
- ¡El cambio climático es uno de los más serios desafíos que enfrenta el #Caribe! Nuestra Directora, Jessica Faieta, te cuenta cómo estamos acompañando a sus gobiernos nacionales y locales a aumentar su resiliencia y reducir riesgos: http://on.undp.org/cv6 Foto: Carolina Azevedo - PNUD Thursday AT 11:10 AM
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