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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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Santiago, Chile, 26 July 2017 - According to a new FAO study, significant progress has been made with regard to inter-agency coordination, along with inter-ministerial planning capacity and implementation, in terms of governance of food security policies in Latin American countries. In addition, it was noted that the efficient use of resources has improved due to increased coordination among other government institutions. These were some of the findings of the study Governance of Food and Nutrition Security: Factors for viability and sustainability. Case studies from seven Latin American countries, published by the Brazil-FAO International Cooperation Program. The countries analyzed -…
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…
This year’s observance of United Nations Day occurs at a time of transition for the world and for the United Nations.  Humanity has entered the era of sustainability – with a global commitment to fulfil the great promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In this, the Organization’s 71st year, we have 17 goals to propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet.  The world is also moving at long last beyond the mindset which viewed the burning of fossil fuels as the path to prosperity. At a time of record heat, Member States have…
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