As I reflect on the work of the Organization since I took office almost two years ago, I have seen yet again that one of the most valuable assets of the United Nations is itscapacity to operate as a convener of people, a proponent of ideas, a catalyst for action and a driver... Read more
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
This Common Country Assessment (CCA) sets the context for the second United Nations Development Assistance Framework (UNDAF) for Guyana, for the period 2012 –2016. It articulates the programmatic and strategic situation on critical aspects of Guyana’s development agenda, to facilitate cooperation between the Government of Guyana (GoG) and the... Read more
The World Drug Report 2014 is aimed at helping the international community to address the toll that illicit drug production, trafficking and consumption continues to take on all our societies, by providing a global overview and analysis of developments, based on the best available data.
Guyana is extremely susceptible to a number of hydro meteorological, biological and technological hazards. The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction ranks Guyana 13 out of 162 countries for flood risk and reported that 0.69 percent and 0.42 percent of its population and GDP respectively are exposed to the... Read more
Since 2000, IOM has been producing world migration reports. This World Migration Report 2018, the ninth in the world migration report series, has been produced to contribute to increased understanding of migration throughout the world.
It presents key data and information on migration as well as thematic chapters on highly topical migration... Read more
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