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USAID and UNDP partnership for strengthening evidence-based public policies renewed

The new $10 million investment will strengthen and help ensure sustainability for progress the countries have achieved in institutionalizing the use of evidence in policymaking and following up on…  


Walking the talk towards a sustainable future

Through these actions, we are walking the talk and leading the fight to mitigate climate change from the inside out. Our goal is to have a carbon neutral Country Office in the coming years and set an…  


Caribbean leaders discuss advancing human rights and socio-economic inclusion of LGBTI people

In the past two decades, the LGBTI global movement has achieved impressive results in reducing discrimination and violence based on sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics.…  


COVID-19: an opportunity to rethink the disaster risk governance for more resilient nations

Today this issue is more relevant than ever and the role of society and governance structures are essential to reduce the levels of impact of crises and achieve a sustainable recovery. Crises require…  


Social and Economic Impacts of the COVID-19 and Policy Option in the Dominican Republic

This document presents a description of the current situation of the economy and the policies that the government has implemented since mid-March, analyzing their relevance, evaluating their fiscal…  


Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean Early Warning Systems Nationall Assessments & Roadmaps

This document provides an overview of the results and lessons of the national assessment and planning processes to strengthen Early Warning Systems in each country. Five countries were supported in…  


Strengthening Early Warning Systems in the Caribbean (SSC Strategy)

This document provides a systematization of the results, lessons, processes and tools used in the process of South-South Cooperation (SSC) between the five Caribbean countries and Cuba, given the…  


5 lessons that can help us understand what it means to be intersex and what are the inclusion challenges they face

En América Latina y Caribe, las personas intersex tienden a ser víctimas de discriminación, exclusión, tratamientos médicos innecesarios, violencia e invisibilización, aunque gracias a los esfuerzos…  


The SDGs are in review: how is the Dominican Republic doing?

July 17 marked a historic date for the Dominican Republic: the country presented its first national voluntary review, along with 45 other countries that also submitted reports. Why is this review…  


Hitting home runs for the SDGs

The game of baseball, known as ‘pelota’ in the Dominican Republic, has many similarities to policy making. They both require strategy, vision, teamwork, coordination and, of course, home runs.  

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