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Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to the Development of Guyana’s Green State Development Strategy

Integration and Alignment of the Sustainable Development Goals Pivotal to…

As the Government of Guyana moves ahead with the preparation of the Green State Development Strategy (GSDS), the United Nations...

First Lady to work with UNICEF to tackle teenage pregnancy

First Lady to work with UNICEF to tackle teenage pregnancy

First Lady Sandra Granger will be teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund’s (UNICEF) to address the social problem...

Adolescent health strategy to ensure wellness – Dr Cummings

Adolescent health strategy to ensure wellness – Dr Cummings

– to unlock potential of nation’s adolescents THE Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with other stakeholders, is hosting a National...

National Land Policy closer

National Land Policy closer

…with signing of US$15M pact between Guyana, FAO The Government of Guyana and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United...

Stakeholders trained in successful implementation of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines

Stakeholders trained in successful implementation of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines

The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in Collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) hosted...

FAO and Agri-Ministry host National Dialogue

FAO and Agri-Ministry host National Dialogue

The Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has collaborated with the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA) to host a National Dialogue on...

Education Ministry partners with UNICEF to address discipline in schools

Education Ministry partners with UNICEF to address discipline in schools

Recognizing the importance of discipline in schools, today the Ministry of Education (MoE) in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s...

Remarks at the British High Commission’s event marking the UK National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security and International Women’s Day

Remarks at the British High Commission’s event marking the UK…

7 March 2018 The UN Security Council adopted resolution (S/RES/1325) on women and peace and security on 31 October 2000. Resolution...

Statement by Birgit Gerstenberg, Senior Human Rights Advisor, at the International Decade for People of African Descent Summit 2018, 8-11 March 2018, Georgetown, Guyana

Statement by Birgit Gerstenberg, Senior Human Rights Advisor, at the…

I am honoured to represent the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights in this important event convened by...

What if … Zero Discrimination Day 2018

What if … Zero Discrimination Day 2018

GENEVA, 1 March 2018—Discrimination is often based on misinformation or fear of the unknown. By reflecting on people in everyday...

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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

Recent Publications

World Migration Report 2018

World Migration Report 2018

Description:  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

Other Reports | Mon, Mar 05 2018

2016 Human Development Report

2016 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 | Thu, Jan 11 2018

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