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Guyana Launches MDG Maternal Health Framework
In an effort to fulfil its international obligations to Millennium Development Goal 5- Improve Maternal...
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Child Rights Toolkit launched
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) representative Marianne Flach said investment in the child should...
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EU, UNICEF launch Child Rights Toolkit
The European Union (EU) along with UNICEF last evening launched its Child Rights Toolkit at the residence...
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is actively supporting the Ministry of Public Health through the Food Policy Division to revise the 2004 food based dietary guidelines for Guyana (FBDGs). A multi-sector task force comprising representatives from government ministries, the Bureau of Standards, Bureau of Statistics, PAHO/WHO, UNICEF and the Rights of the Child Commission met on June 7, 2017 to plan for the launch of the revised FBDGs. During the one day session, members of the task forced worked to pretest some of the promotion material, plan a programme of activities for the launch and …
United Nations (UN) Resident Coordinator in Guyana, Ms Mikiko Tanaka on Friday, last, underscored the critical importance of regional cooperation amidst fundamental shifts spawned by changes in policies of the US and Britain (vis-a-vis the EU) that may impact the Caribbean states. She expressed this conviction at the onset of discussions between the CARICOM Secretariat and the UN System in the Caribbean on mechanisms for the effective implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in the region. The meeting between CARICOM Secretariat and the Regional Steering Committee of the UN Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework (UN MSDF) in the Caribbean…
Written on: Wednesday, 31 May 2017 Published in Newsletter
The International Organization for Migration (IOM) held a three-day inter-regional meeting from March 21 to 23, 2017 in Georgetown, Guyana focusing on trafficking in human beings and smuggling of migrants. The meeting was organized by the Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) - European Union (EU) Migration Action programme which is funded by the EU and implemented by IOM to provide technical assistance to ACP Groups of States in the area of migration. The “Peer-to-Peer Exchange Meeting” bought together 70 delegates and experts from the ACP States and  the EU to look at the most effective means to counter both phenomena…