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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...

Guyana Trans United, UNAIDS host media training for reporting on transgender people

Guyana Trans United, UNAIDS host media training for reporting on…

UNAIDS in collaboration with the Guyana Trans United (GTU) hosted a media training session to sensitise local journalists on issues...

MOU signed to conduct 6th Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey in Guyana

MOU signed to conduct 6th Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey in…

The Government of Guyana and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), on Thursday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to...

UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, ‘a guiding force for good’

UN mourns death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, ‘a guiding…

The United Nations is mourning the death of former Secretary-General Kofi Annan, who passed away peacefully after a short illness,...

Multilateralism: The only path to address the world’s troubles, signals Guterres

Multilateralism: The only path to address the world’s troubles, signals…

As the world’s problems grow, multilateralism represents to best path to meet the challenges that lie ahead, said United Nations...

International Organisation for Migration commits to supporting Guyana’s efforts to accommodate Venezuelans seeking help in Region One

International Organisation for Migration commits to supporting Guyana’s efforts to…

According to the Ministry of the Presidency, the IOM is currently conducting work in gathering data on the migrants and...

PAHO pushes breastfeeding

PAHO pushes breastfeeding

…says babies should be breastfed within the first hour of life Breastmilk is the best source of nutrition for newborns and...

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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

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

A Basic Guide to Occupational Safety & Health in Agriculture

A Basic Guide to Occupational Safety & Health in Agriculture

This booklet is a collection of OSH information sheets which provide straight-forward guidance to foster ownership and knowledge sharing in the agricultural sector. Download booklet     Read more

New Publications | Tue, Jan 15 2019

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