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China's first global Recovery Aid Rebuilds Over 250 Barbuda Roofs After Hurricane Irma

A Hurricane Irma rebuilding initiative, this is a joint project implemented by UNDP with the Government of Antigua & Barbuda (National Office of Disaster Services – NODS) supported by the China Aid…  

VI Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas

The sixth session of the Regional Platform represents an opportunity for Member States to share experiences, build their capacities, transfer knowledge and show successes related to disaster risk…  

Guatemala: Training national team to assess post-eruption needs

Under the leadership of the national counterpart and co-led by UNDP, the recovery cluster was set up to establish a coordination mechanism to start building back better.  

Guatemala: Coordination team with UN experts continues humanitarian needs assesment

The UN team’s situation room, installed on Monday June 4, continues working around the clock to consolidate supplies for a possible humanitarian appeal.  

UN Secretary-General appoints Luis Felipe López-Calva of Mexico as UNDP’s director for Latin America and the Caribbean

Mr. López-Calva succeeds Jessica Faieta of Ecuador who has taken the post of Deputy Special Representative for Colombia and Deputy Head of the United Nations Verification Mission in Colombia.  

European Development Days: Gender equality and women’s empowerment key to achieving the Global Goals

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) participated in the European Development Days (EDDs), Europe’s leading forum on development, which in 2018 focused on the role of women and girls in achieving the…  

Guatemala: Coordination team with UN experts assesses immediate humanitarian needs

Due to the massive volcanic activity, access to the most affected zones is still impossible, with ashes reaching 60 degrees Celsius, which also impedes helicopter flights for rescue and damage…  

Colombia strengthened its capacities to better manage its forests with UN-REDD’s support

ONU-REDD trabajó de la mano con comunidades étnicas y campesinas para fortalecer la gestión de los bosques del país. Como resultado, los participantes han generado espacios de diálogo y recomendación…  

UNDP to support British Virgin Islands with the implementation of the $65million CDB loan for reconstruction

The CDB-loan-funded projects implemented by the Government with UNDP will focus on resilient recovery of social and economic infrastructure, especially related to transportation, water and sewerage,…  

Joint statement UN in Colombia and Ecuador

the United Nations in Colombia and Ecuador reaffirm their solidarity with the people of both countries and reiterate their full commitment and continued support in promoting actions and initiatives in…  

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