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As the Government of Guyana moves ahead with the preparation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) are providing technical support to align and mainstream the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) into the GSDS.  To this end, a workshop organized by the Ministry of the Presidency, Department of Environment with support from the Ministry of Finance was held at the Marriott Hotel on 15th and 16th March 2018. The workshop saw a gathering of participants representing the inter-Ministerial and multi-stakeholder Advisory Committee, members of the seven GSDS multi-stakeholder thematic…
GENEVA, 1 March 2018—Discrimination is often based on misinformation or fear of the unknown. By reflecting on people in everyday situations, on Zero Discrimination Day, 1 March, UNAIDS is challenging people to recognize where everyday discrimination takes place and to take action to stop it. This year’s Zero Discrimination Day campaign invites people to ask themselves “What if …” and to reflect upon their own actions. What if the person you bought your vegetables from was living with HIV? Would you buy tomatoes from him? What if your neighbour had tuberculosis? Would you stop to chat? Allowing discrimination to continue…
30 November 2017, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today signed the approved Project Document for the ICT Access and e-Services for Hinterland, Poor and Remote Communities project that will be executed by the National Data Management Authority (NDMA). Signing on behalf of the Government of Guyana were Hon. Winston Jordan and Catherine Hughes, Ministers of Finance and Telecommunications, respectively.  Guyana’s Low Carbon Development Strategy emphasizes the fostering of sustainable development in the hinterland regions and a key component in achieving such outcome is the linking of public services and information flows to the deployment and use of…
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