Jessica Faieta: Closing of the CARICOM-UN High Level Conference "Building a More Climate-Resilient Community"
Dec 20, 2017
The global community has at minimum a moral responsibility to help the most vulnerable countries, while the world makes progress in implementing in the commitment of the Paris Agreement, SAMOA Pathway and Agenda 2030.
UNDP Regional Director “fully committed” to recovery in Antigua & Barbuda
Dec 14, 2017
The Building Assessment Findings indicated that 100 percent of structures were damaged to some extent in Barbuda, with 48 percent having experienced minimal (level 1) or minor damage (level 2), 21 percent being severely affected (level 3) or 23 percent destroyed (level 4).
UNDP Regional Director inspired by the resilience of the Dominican people
Dec 14, 2017
UNDP is assisting the government of Dominica in coordinating the crisis recovery efforts, with focus on rebuilding a more resilient country. The organisation has so far deployed waste management and debris removal experts in the capital Roseau and around the island.
Caribbean leaders launch ambitious plan to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone”
Dec 13, 2017
The announcement came at the One Planet Summit hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris to review progress made on the Paris Agreement adopted by global governments two years ago today.
Dominicans start paving their way to a more resilient future
Dec 12, 2017
For the past three weeks they have been clearing debris around health facilities, roads, schools and also in rivers, which will enable the reconstruction process.
EU offers € 2 million to boost disaster preparedness in the Caribbean
Dec 9, 2017
These projects, which take place in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Cuba, seek to strengthen disaster preparedness and risk reduction.
A new plan for a new era: UN development agency charts course for development in 21st century
Nov 28, 2017
The plan identifies six “signature solutions” against which UNDP will now align its resource and expertise, to make a real impact on poverty, governance, energy access, gender equality, resilience and environmental sustainability.
- Nearly all countries in Latin America and the Caribbean have policies to curb violence against women, but region is still the most violent Nov 22, 2017
Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government
Nov 21, 2017
Responding to the urgent needs, over US$1.35 billion were pledged by established partners and new ones, highlighting the importance of South South Cooperation—from the region and beyond.
Building a More Climate-Resilient Community
Nov 20, 2017
The recent disasters in the Caribbean have laid bare the deficiencies of the international development finance architecture for countries like those in the Caribbean.