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Enhancing Livelihoods in Disaster Prone Communities

Enhancing Livelihoods in Disaster Prone Communities

Enhancing food security in the North Rupununi of Guyana Agriculture done right is the best means to enhancing food security with...

UNICEF donates $4M in equipment

UNICEF donates $4M in equipment

― to Social Protection, Public Health Ministries― to Social Protection, Public Health Ministries ― donation to positively impact Child Advocacy Centres DPI,...

Social Protection Ministry and UNFPA collaborate to generate referral pathway for Venezuelan survivors of Gender-Based Violence

Social Protection Ministry and UNFPA collaborate to generate referral pathway…

As the influx of Venezuelan nationals into Guyana continues to increase, the Ministry of Social Protection via the Sexual Offences...

Working together to achieve Voluntary Partnership Agreement for Guyana

Working together to achieve Voluntary Partnership Agreement for Guyana

A workshop to develop the Joint Implementation Framework for the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between Guyana and the European Union was...

New TIP Act drafted

New TIP Act drafted

− presently before legislators for approval – TIP Department to focus on the exploitation of Venezuelan migrants A new combatting Trafficking in...

UN inaugurates new offices

UN inaugurates new offices

The United Nations System here yesterday inaugurated its One UN House in Kingston which is meant to accommodate all of...

Empowering Rural Communities with Climate Smart Techniques

Empowering Rural Communities with Climate Smart Techniques

The community of Paruima, an indigenous farming village in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni area of Guyana, was the most recent beneficiary of...

Know Your Status Campaign Commences

Know Your Status Campaign Commences

In effort to meet UNAIDS 90/90/90 goal 8,215 persons diagnosed with HIV at the end of 2017 Couples’ testing promoted during the...

Training of Trainers Launched to Strengthen Disaster Management Capacity in Agriculture

Training of Trainers Launched to Strengthen Disaster Management Capacity in…

Strengthen Disaster Management Capacity of Women in the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and Commonwealth of Dominica Supporting farmers in making informed...

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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

JAPAN and UNDP Partnership For Sustainable Development

JAPAN and UNDP Partnership For Sustainable Development

Thanks to the generosity of Japan, millions of people around the world enjoy fresh drinking water, the right to vote, decent jobs, and more. In recent years, Japan has been among UNDP’s largest donors. In addition to funding, Japanese leaders in government, business, and academia give their expertise to fulfill... Read more

New Publications | Tue, Sep 10 2019

Disaster risk reduction at farm level: Multiple benefits, no regrets

Disaster risk reduction at farm level: Multiple benefits, no regrets

This report assesses and identifies solutions with special relevance for smallholder farmers: DRR good practices that work at farm-level and which, with small investments, can have a significant positive impact on the resilience of their livelihoods. It evaluates the cost-effectiveness and socio-ecological suitability of different specific DRR interventions, with the... Read more

New Publications | Fri, May 24 2019

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