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UNLIREC and Guyana advance WMD non-proliferation agenda in the country

UNLIREC and Guyana advance WMD non-proliferation agenda in the country

On 29 August 2017, UNLIREC representatives teamed up with the Guyanese Ministry of Public Security returned to host a national...

Agri-Census to improve agricultural data collection

Agri-Census to improve agricultural data collection

The Ministry of Agriculture in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) today launched the Steering Committee Meeting at...

UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action after visit to hurricane-stricken Barbuda

UN chief urges global solidarity, accelerated climate action after visit…

7 October 2017 – Having seen first-hand the destruction wrought by the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres...

Re-introduction of HPV vaccination campaign to focus on girls 9-13

Re-introduction of HPV vaccination campaign to focus on girls 9-13

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 4, 2017 The Ministry of Public Health is preparing a country-wide re-launch of the Human Papilloma Virus...

UNAIDS warns that HIV-related stigma and discrimination is preventing people from accessing HIV services

UNAIDS warns that HIV-related stigma and discrimination is preventing people…

UNAIDS Press Release - 3 October 2017 New report from UNAIDS gives evidence and highlights best practices on confronting stigma and...

Government partly responsible for addressing concerns of Indigenous women, children – UN Rep

Government partly responsible for addressing concerns of Indigenous women, children…

Resident Coordinator of the United Nations and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Makiko Tanaka, said that the recent study...

UNDP and Office of Climate Change launch local short film on climate change

UNDP and Office of Climate Change launch local short film…

Georgetown, Guyana – (September 22, 2017) The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in close collaboration with the Office of Climate Change...

Study on vulnerable Indigenous groups handed over

Study on vulnerable Indigenous groups handed over

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 22, 2017 The findings from a study conducted on Indigenous women and children in Guyana were today,...

United Nations Deploying Aid and Personnel to Irma-affected Caribbean territories

United Nations Deploying Aid and Personnel to Irma-affected Caribbean territories

Bridgetown, Barbados – September 6, 2017: The United Nations System is deploying staff and assistance to meet the needs of...

First Lady commits to doing more

First Lady commits to doing more

–to further secure the rights of young women and adolescents First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger has committed to forming partnerships to...

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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

MDG Acceleration Framework - Improve Maternal Health

MDG Acceleration Framework - Improve Maternal Health

Consistent with the Government of Guyana (GoG)’s unwavering commitment to reduce poverty, in the year 2000 Guyana adopted the Millennium Declaration along with 188 other countries and thus embraced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) as the guiding framework for poverty reduction and development. Since then, the annual budget allocations to... Read more

Millennium Development Goals | Thu, Jan 15 2015

1996 Human Development Report

1996 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 | Fri, Aug 29 2014

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