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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 on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) collaborated with government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to host three (3) activities: the annual Awareness Walk and Inter-Faith Service, the annual dramatic production – Flame and the...

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Publications

2016 Human Development Report

2016 Human Development Report

The annual Human Development Reports published by the UNDP have long recognized the need for national baseline data disaggregated by characteristics such as region, gender, income groups, age and ethnicity, to supplement their annual series, as very often national averages can conceal as much as they reveal about what is...

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Messages from the Secretary-General

The Secretary-General's remarks to the High-level Conference for reconstruction and resilience of CARICOM countries affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria

New York, 21 November 2017   Good morning, your Excellencies, distinguished guests. Welcome to this High-Level Conference to mobilize support for reconstruction and resilience of countries and territories affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria.  I commend Caribbean Governments for their efforts in responding to these storms, for helping those affected, for demonstrating great regional solidarity,...

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Messages from the Resident Coordinator

Earth Hour United Nations

Pledges to Combat Climate Change The United Nations Pledges To shine a light on risk informed national, regional and local development in the face of climate change. Recognising that climate change impacts, such as rising sea levels, changing weather patterns and more extreme weather events, can and do place the health...

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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 on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) collaborated with government and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to host three (3) activities: the annual Awareness Walk and Inter-Faith Service, the annual dramatic production – Flame and the...

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Press Releases

Study takes stock of the governance strategies to address food insecurity in the Region

Santiago, Chile, 26 July 2017 - According to a new FAO study, significant progress has been made with regard to inter-agency coordination, along with inter-ministerial planning capacity and implementation, in terms of governance of food security policies in Latin American countries. In addition, it was noted that the efficient use...

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UN Media Toolkit

UN Media Toolkit

UN Media Toolkit

WHO WE ARE The United Nations (UN) is an international organization founded in 1945. After the Second World War 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights. PURPOSE OF THE UN The United Nations has four (4)...

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