UNDP ready to support Caribbean nations affected by Hurricane Matthew
Oct 5, 2016
UNDP is monitoring the path of the hurricane and assessing the damage and needs of the affected nations.
UNDP ready to support Haiti to recover from devastating Hurricane Matthew
Oct 5, 2016
UNDP has deployed staff and is preparing to ship in needed supplies in support of the people and government of Haiti as they begin the recovery from the devastating impact of the most powerful hurricane to hit the country in more than 50 years.
Secretary-General statement on the impact of Hurricane Matthew
Oct 5, 2016
The United Nations is in contact with the authorities and stands ready to assist with response and recovery if required.
Colombia: Ban pledges UN support as country seeks way forward
Oct 3, 2016
The Secretary-General acknowledges the tremendous efforts undertaken to overcome the conflict and calls on all concerned to build on that foundation
UNDP: new public policies could prevent millions of Latin Americans back into poverty
Sep 28, 2016
The main threat to progress in Latin America and the Caribbean is the relapse of millions of families back into poverty. The economic slowdown is part of the story, but not the only cause of such a setback, says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Report (HDR) for Latin America and the Caribbean, presented today in Madrid, Spain.
UNDP: Millions of Latin Americans risk sliding back into poverty; new public policies crucial to prevent setbacks
Sep 26, 2016
“The main threat to progress in Latin America and the Caribbean is the relapse of millions of families back into poverty. The economic slowdown is part of the story, but not the only cause of such a setback”, said United Nations Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Latin America and Caribbean, Jessica Faieta, at the presentation of UNDP’s Human Development Report (HDR) for Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the European Commission’s Directorate General for International Cooperation and Development.
Latin American and Caribbean Carbon Forum seeks to advance on Paris Agreement
Sep 26, 2016
The meeting follows last year’s historic Paris Agreement on Climate Change that embodies the commitment of countries around the world to move forward together to address climate change, and it is taking place only a few weeks ahead of COP22.
CAF and UNDP deepen their alliance to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sep 22, 2016
The agreement’s main objective is to explore cooperation opportunities in regional development issues that contribute to achieving the SDGs set by the United Nations last year, with an agenda of 17 goals that seek to improve the lives and dignity of people, from here until 2030.
UNDP and SEGIB sign agreement to promote the Global Goals in Latin America and the Caribbean
Sep 19, 2016
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ibero-American Secretariat General (SEGIB) signed today a cooperation agreement to promote and collaborate in the achievement of the Sustainable Development (SDGs) in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Caribbean: New generation of public policies must focus on the most vulnerable people and boost resilience, UNDP
Sep 12, 2016
Boosting resilience, or the capacity to absorb shocks, also entails investing in people, protecting women and men throughout their life cycle, particularly the most vulnerable, according to the report.