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Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Canada commits to CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for hurricane ravaged countries

Canada has confirmed its participation in the upcoming CARICOM-UN Pledging Conference for the CARICOM countries devastated by the two recent...

Adolescent, men’s health clinic launched in Region Eight

Adolescent, men’s health clinic launched in Region Eight

Three adolescent and a men’s health clinics were launched on Thursday, in Mahdia. The collaborative initiative between the Ministry of Public...

SDG arch erected as Guyana observes United Nations Day

SDG arch erected as Guyana observes United Nations Day

The United Nations Guyana this afternoon erected the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Arch at Camp Street, in honour of United...

Health workers among professionals in training to detect cases of violence

Health workers among professionals in training to detect cases of…

Although little research has been conducted on sexual violence throughout the world, available data suggest that in some countries nearly...

Ministry of Social Protection/International Labour Organization host Training of Trainers Seminar

Ministry of Social Protection/International Labour Organization host Training of Trainers…

The International Labour Organization, in collaboration with the Ministry of Social Protection, on conducted a two-day seminar on October 4th and...

US$14.03M education sector improvement project launched

US$14.03M education sector improvement project launched

Funded by the World Bank, the Education Ministry on Wednesday afternoon launched the Guyana Education Sector Improvement Project. The project aims...

Two World Bank loans signed for Education Sector and the National Payment System

Two World Bank loans signed for Education Sector and the…

The Education Sector is set to be boosted with the signing of a US$13.3M loan by the Minister of Finance,...

UNLIREC and Guyana advance WMD non-proliferation agenda in the country

UNLIREC and Guyana advance WMD non-proliferation agenda in the country

On 29 August 2017, UNLIREC representatives teamed up with the Guyanese Ministry of Public Security returned to host a national...

Agri-Census to improve agricultural data collection

Agri-Census to improve agricultural data collection

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) today launched the Steering Committee Meeting at...

UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action after visit to hurricane-stricken Barbuda

UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action after visit…

7 October 2017 – Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres...

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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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