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United Nations Deploying Aid and Personnel to Irma-affected Caribbean territories

United Nations Deploying Aid and Personnel to Irma-affected Caribbean territories

Bridgetown, Barbados – September 6, 2017: The United Nations System is deploying staff and assistance to meet the needs of...

Study on vulnerable Indigenous groups handed over

Study on vulnerable Indigenous groups handed over

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 22, 2017 The findings from a study conducted on Indigenous women and children in Guyana were today,...

UNDP and Office of Climate Change launch local short film on climate change

UNDP and Office of Climate Change launch local short film…

Georgetown, Guyana – (September 22, 2017) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in close collaboration with the Office of Climate Change...

First Lady commits to doing more

First Lady commits to doing more

–to further secure the rights of young women and adolescents First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger has committed to forming partnerships to...

Courtesy Call by David Robinson, Anti-Corruption Adviser, UNODC

Courtesy Call by David Robinson, Anti-Corruption Adviser, UNODC

On 11th September 2017, Mr David Robinson, Anti-Corruption Adviser for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), paid a...

MOPH launch Health programme at  Aishalton Hospital – Focus on Adolescent and Early Childhood, Men’s Health

MOPH launch Health programme at Aishalton Hospital – Focus…

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) in collaboration with UNICEF recently launched a programme at the Aishalton District Hospital in...

Guyana Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Bill

Guyana Successfully Passed Tobacco Control Bill

Tobacco Tobacco Prevention and Control Tobacco Products Packaging and Labeling Tobacco Products Promotion Tobacco Taxation and Economics The National Tobacco Bill No. 5 of 2017 was...

Training of Trainers workshop on Diagnosis and Management of Cancer

Training of Trainers workshop on Diagnosis and Management of Cancer

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health conducted a three-day training of...

Training Health Professionals in Chronic Illness Collaborative Care

Training Health Professionals in Chronic Illness Collaborative Care

This workshop was attended by 30 health professionals from all Regions in the country during the period 10-12 May 2017....

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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

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MDG Acceleration Framework - Improve Maternal Health

MDG Acceleration Framework - Improve Maternal Health

Consistent with the Government of Guyana (GoG)’s unwavering commitment to reduce poverty, in the year 2000 Guyana adopted the Millennium Declaration along with 188 other countries and thus embraced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as the guiding framework for poverty reduction and development. Since then, the annual budget allocations to... Read more

Millennium Development Goals | Thu, Jan 15 2015

1996 Human Development Report

1996 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... Read more

Human Development Reports | Fri, Aug 29 2014

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