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Guyana and UNAIDS agree on 3-year strategic plan

Guyana and UNAIDS agree on 3-year strategic plan

The Public Health Ministry and UNAIDS (Guyana) Office this week agreed on a three-year HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan to help improve...

GRIF Funded Eco-tourism Project Boosting Rewa’s Community Development

GRIF Funded Eco-tourism Project Boosting Rewa’s Community Development

The Amerindian Development Fund (ADF) is being implemented through the Ministry of Indigenous People’s Affairs with support from the United...

Local authorities must involve residents to transform their communities – Minister Bulkan

Local authorities must involve residents to transform their communities –…

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, June 28, 2018 Minister of Communities, Ronald Bulkan has called for local authorities to ensure community involvement in...

World ‘No Tobacco’ Day award bestowed on Health Ministry

World ‘No Tobacco’ Day award bestowed on Health Ministry

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, June 30, 2018 The World Health Organisation has recognised Guyana’s efforts, to contribute to tobacco control by presenting...

New Policy introduced to allow teen moms back in school

New Policy introduced to allow teen moms back in school

The policy manual was handed over on Monday by officials from the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children's...

IOM to help government manage migration in light of oil industry

IOM to help government manage migration in light of oil…

– Guyanese in the diaspora expected to return, new migrants likely WITH the introduction of the oil and gas industry, Guyanese...

United Nations Member States stress that critical efforts must be scaled up to end AIDS

United Nations Member States stress that critical efforts must be…

United Nations Secretary-General presents his report on HIV as United Nations General Assembly meets to review progress towards ending AIDS NEW...

Global drawing competition celebrates Universal Declaration of Human Rights anniversary and calls youth to action

Global drawing competition celebrates Universal Declaration of Human Rights anniversary…

Geneva, Switzerland, 6 June 2018 – The United Nations Information Service in Geneva and the Office of the High Commissioner...

Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to the Development of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy

Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to…

As the Government of Guyana moves ahead with the preparation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), the United Nations...

First Lady to work with UNICEF to tackle teenage pregnancy

First Lady to work with UNICEF to tackle teenage pregnancy

First Lady Sandra Granger will be teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund’s (UNICEF) to address the social problem...

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United Nations Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework 2017 - 2021

Priority Area 1 - An Inclusive, Equitable and Prosperous Guyana

Priority Area 1 - An Inclusive, Equitable and Prosperous Guyana

The priority area An inclusive, equitable and prosperous Guyana builds on the core SDG concept of equitable development for all “leaving no one behind” as a prerequisite for prosperous and sustainable societies.... Read more

Priority Area 2 - A Healthy Guyana

Priority Area 2 - A Healthy Guyana

The priority area A Healthy Guyana responds to the concern that health and nutrition are increasingly affecting the lives of the people in Guyana. It acknowledges that to improve health, a multisectoral... Read more

Priority Area 3 - A Safe, Cohesive and Just Guyana

Priority Area 3 - A Safe, Cohesive and Just Guyana

The priority area A Safe, Cohesive and Just Guyana acknowledges that insufficient citizen security restricts the people of Guyana to live full and productive lives. This has an impact especially on women,... Read more

Priority Area 4 - A Sustainable and Resilient Guyana

Priority Area 4 - A Sustainable and Resilient Guyana

The priority area A Sustainable and Resilient Guyana is a call for the UN to support Guyana in addressing the effects of climate change on livelihoods, especially those who are most vulnerable.... Read more

Recent Publications

Government of Guyana/United Nations Country Results Report 2017

Government of Guyana/United Nations Country Results Report 2017

Two thousand and seventeen (2017) marked the first year of implementing the United Nations (UN) Caribbean Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework (MSDF), which comes to an end in 2021 and the Delivering as One approach in Guyana.   The MSDF is the first regional UN Development Assistance Framework in the Caribbean with 18... Read more

New Publications | Mon, Jun 11 2018

UNICEF - Study of Indigenous Women and Children in Guyana

UNICEF - Study of Indigenous Women and Children in Guyana

In Guyana, health, education and socioeconomic indicators for the indigenous population are at theIn Guyana, health, education and socioeconomic indicators for the indigenous population are at thebottommost when compared with other ethnicities. Hence, the 2017 Study on Indigenous Womenand Children in Guyana is key to ensuring a better understanding of... Read more

New Publications | Tue, Jun 05 2018

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