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As the Government of Guyana moves ahead with the preparation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are providing technical support to align and mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the GSDS.  To this end, a workshop organized by the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Environment with support from the Ministry of Finance was held at the Marriott Hotel on 15th and 16th March 2018. The workshop saw a gathering of participants representing the inter-Ministerial and multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee, members of the seven GSDS multi-stakeholder thematic…
First Lady Sandra Granger will be teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund’s (UNICEF) to address the social problem of teenage pregnancy in Guyana, the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP) said. The First Lady on Friday received a courtesy call from the United UNICEF’s Representative in Guyana, Sylvie Fouet to discuss the work that organisation is doing here and to identify potential areas of collaboration, MotP said. Being familiar with the work the First Lady has done in the area of teenage pregnancy, Fouet presented her with a report of a situation analysis conducted on that social issue in…
– to unlock potential of nation’s adolescents THE Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with other stakeholders, is hosting a National Consultation for the formulation of Guyana’s Adolescent Health Strategy for the age group, which serves as a critical link between childhood and adulthood.The workshop kicked off on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Cara Lodge and will continue until March 16.It is a partnership among the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO); United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Some of the noted individuals in attendance were: PAHO/WHO Representative for Guyana, Dr William…