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United Nations Country Team

United Nations Country Team

The United Nations Country Team (UNCT) in Guyana encompasses all the entities of the UN system that carry out operational activities for development. The UNCT ensures inter-agency coordination and decision-making at the country level. The main purpose of the Country Team is for individual agencies to plan and work together,...

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Resident Coordinator

The UN Resident Coordinator's Office

The UN Resident Coordinator’s Office (RCO) supports the UN Resident Coordinator in her roles and functions. In Guyana, it provides inter-agency coordination support to the UN Country Team and its...

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FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Who we are As a specialized agency of the United Nations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) was established in 1945 and leads international efforts to defeat hunger. Achieving food security for all is at the heart of FAO’s efforts. FAO seeks to ensure that people have regular...

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PAHO/WHO - Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation

Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation (PAHO/ WHO)

Pan American Health Organisation/ World Health Organisation (PAHO/ WHO)

PAHO's Mission is to lead strategic collaborative efforts among Member States and other partners to promote equity in health, to combat disease, and to improve the quality of, and lengthen, the lives of the peoples of the Americas. There is a long history of PAHO’s involvement in the Caribbean since Offices...

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IOM - International Organization for Migration

IOM - International Organization for Migration - Regional Coordinator Officer for the Caribbean and Chief of Mission in Guyana

IOM - International Organization for Migration - Regional Coordinator Officer for the Caribbean and Chief of Mission in Guyana

Rui Olivieira Reis Rui Olivieira Reis joined the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) in 2000. He was assigned to Georgetown, Guyana as the Chief of Mission in July 2009. Previously Rui Olivieira Reis served as Head of Office in Angola, and Programme Manager and Technical Chief Engineer in East Timor. He...

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UNAIDS - United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)

UNAIDS is an innovative United Nations partnership that leads and inspires the world in achieving universal access to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. Overall Mandate  Through a series of goals, resolutions and declarations adopted by Member States of the United Nations, the world has a set of commitments, actions and goals...

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UNDP - United Nations Development Programme

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)

Vision “Leveraging our strengths and innovation to develop national capacities and to foster inclusion and cohesion in a sustainable green Guyana” Who We Are The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development agency, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better...

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UNFPA - United Nations Population Fund

United Nations Population Fund

United Nations Population Fund

The Vision The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) envisions a world where every pregnancy is wanted, every child-birth is safe and every young person’s potential is fulfilled. Who We Are UNFPA is the world’s largest international source of funding for population and reproductive health programmes. The Fund works with governments at their request...

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UNICEF - United Nations Children’s Fund

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

Who We Are UNICEF is the leading humanitarian and development agency working globally for the rights of every child. Guided by the Convention on the Rights of the Child, UNICEF strives to establish children’s rights as enduring ethical principles and international standards of behaviour towards children. UNICEF works with the Government and other...

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World Bank Group

World Bank Group

World Bank Group

With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries. Our Mission To end extreme poverty: By reducing the share of...

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