- 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.
Charly Alberti is designated Goodwill Ambassador of UNDP in Argentina
Oct 30, 2017
Charly Alberti, who has a long and recognized artistic career both nationally and internationally, has also been, for many years, a committed activist and advocate of the care of the environment, natural resources and sustainable development.
UNDP and European Union support Cuba in the recovery of homes affected by Irma Hurricane
Oct 18, 2017
This support responds to the United Nations Action Plan prepared with the national counterparts.
UNDP boosts presence in Dominica to coordinate UN-wide building back better phase
Oct 4, 2017
A senior UNDP team is now in Dominica to coordinate the UN-wide crisis recovery efforts, looking into the long-term efforts to rebuild a more resilient Caribbean island country after Category Five Hurricane Maria wreaked havoc on 18 September.
Caribbean countries start to build back better after Hurricanes Irma and Maria
Sep 22, 2017
Across the impacted countries, housing, community infrastructure and the livelihoods of millions of people have been severely damaged.
15 Equator Prize Winners Receive Prestigious Award at New York Gala Event
Sep 18, 2017
The winning organizations, which showcase innovative solutions for tackling poverty, environment, and climate challenges.
UNDP sending experts to support Caribbean as Irma hits
Sep 6, 2017
UNDP is sending experts on crisis recovery to support the people of the Caribbean as they brave Hurricane Irma, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the Atlantic. UNDP has activated its crisis preparedness plans in several countries in the region, and will support them both during the immediate response to this disaster and in crucial early recovery activities, if asked.
Statement attributable to the Spokesman for the Secretary-General on Guatemala
Aug 27, 2017
The Secretary-General is shocked to learn that H.E. Mr. Jimmy Morales, President of Guatemala, has issued a statement declaring Commissioner Ivan Velásquez persona non grata.
Ecuador to receive over US$80 million to curb deforestation
Jul 4, 2017
South American country to receive Green Climate Fund’s first support to UN programme to reduce emissions from deforestation