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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 of solutions. As today’s problems grow ever more global, multilateralism is more important than ever. The Charter of the United Nations provides a moral compass to promote peace, advance human dignity and prosperity and uphold human rights and the rule of law. The narrative of each section of this report…
Two thousand and seventeen (2017) marked the first year of implementing the United Nations (UN) Caribbean Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework (MSDF), which comes to an end in 2021 and the Delivering as One approach in Guyana.   The MSDF is the first regional UN Development Assistance Framework in the Caribbean with 18 countries and territories that allows the UN Development System to work at both regional and country levels to set the path towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The MSDF and Delivering as One started with intensive consultation between the Government of the Co-operative Republic of…
In Guyana, health, education and socioeconomic indicators for the indigenous population are at theIn Guyana, health, education and socioeconomic indicators for the indigenous population are at thebottommost when compared with other ethnicities. Hence, the 2017 Study on Indigenous Womenand Children in Guyana is key to ensuring a better understanding of the situation of indigenousboys, girls and their families. This study represents a partnership between the Ministry of IndigenousPeoples’ Affairs (MoIPA) and UNICEF. Its main objective is to inform local, national and regionalstrategies, projects and programmes that are aimed at the realisation of children’s and women’s rights,and the empowerment of indigenous…
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 issues, and is structured to focus on two key contributions for readers: Part I: key information on migration and migrants (including migration-related statistics); and Part II: balanced, evidence-based analysis of complex and emerging migration issues. Table of contents:  Editorial, review and production team Acknowledgements Contributors Photographs List of…