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The policy manual was handed over on Monday by officials from the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).  A new policy has been put in place to ensure teenage mothers have the opportunity to go back to school while receiving support at home and from their community. The policy manual was handed over on Monday by officials from the Ministry of Education and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). The policy is the result of a collaboration between the Ministry of Education and UNICEF. It also had the input of other important stakeholders such as the…
– Guyanese in the diaspora expected to return, new migrants likely WITH the introduction of the oil and gas industry, Guyanese living abroad are expected to return and new migrants might seek opportunities in the country. As such, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) will be looking for ways to help the government manage migration. “People are coming and there will be returning Guyanese who are looking for opportunities and taking advantage of an improved economic situation, so we would like to continue to work with the Government of Guyana to look at how we can manage migration and integrate…
United Nations Secretary-General presents his report on HIV as United Nations General Assembly meets to review progress towards ending AIDS NEW YORK/GENEVA, 13 June 2018—At the halfway point to the 2020 Fast-Track Targets agreed by the United Nations General Assembly in 2016, United Nations Member States have come together to review progress in responding to HIV. Gathered at the United Nations Headquarters in New York, United States of America, Member States presented the progress and challenges in their countries and heard from the United Nations Secretary-General, who presented his report on the global response to HIV. The President of the General Assembly…