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World AIDS Day 2017

World AIDS Day 2017

In observance of World AIDS Day 2017, under the theme – Right to Health - the Joint United Nations Programme...

Youth Advisory Group trained to advocate in GBV and other issues

Youth Advisory Group trained to advocate in GBV and other…

Members of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Youth Advisory Group (YAG) were trained to advocate in areas of...

Children ‘take over’ for Universal Children’s Day observance

Children ‘take over’ for Universal Children’s Day observance

November 17, 2017 saw children ‘taking over’ Government and media institutions as part of the observance of Universal Children’s Day. In...

ILO launches Skills for Green Jobs Study - Guyana

ILO launches Skills for Green Jobs Study - Guyana

The International Labour Organization (ILO), in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection of Guyana, launched a comprehensive study report ...

Multidisciplinary approach needed to combat corruption – Legal Expert

Multidisciplinary approach needed to combat corruption – Legal Expert

On December 7, 2017 public and private stakeholders were educated on various strategies to combat corruption, as the government continues...

GSDS awareness workshop targets local government officials

GSDS awareness workshop targets local government officials

A Green seminar held at the Grand Coastal Hotel, Le Ressouvenir, on Wednesday is seeking to accelerate the government’s Green...

FAO to fund UG’s establishment of food and nutrition institute; studies on agriculture

FAO to fund UG’s establishment of food and nutrition institute;…

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has announced that it will be supporting the establishment of a Food and Nutrition...

UNDP Signs USD 17M MOU with Ministers of Finance & Telecommunications for 2018 ICT GRIF Project

UNDP Signs USD 17M MOU with Ministers of Finance &…

30 November 2017, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed the approved Project Document for the ICT Access...

IOM to help build capacity to combat TIP

IOM to help build capacity to combat TIP

The government is collaborating with the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) to strengthen the country’s capacity to effectively combat trafficking...

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent...

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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

ILO - The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Guyana

ILO - The enabling environment for sustainable enterprises in Guyana

This report analyses how Guyana performs with respect to each pillar, assessing strengths and weaknesses. A national perceptions survey focusing on 9 of the 17 pillars enriched the findings. The report hopes to stimulate debate and provide an evidence base for policy reforms towards a conducive environment for sustainable enterprises... Read more

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ILO – Guyana on its way to high-value markets: finding export potential in the vegetable and fruit sector - Market Analysis Report

ILO – Guyana on its way to high-value markets: finding export potential in the vegetable and fruit sector - Market Analysis Report

This report adopts a market systems approach to analysis by focussing on bottlenecks and constraints in the supporting functions and rules to target high growth, high potential value chains. By addressing constraints in these supporting functions and rules impact can be a) more sustainable by addressing structural issues that prevent... Read more

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