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New programme would allow witnesses to testify without attending court

New programme would allow witnesses to testify without attending court

The judiciary in partnership with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has embarked on a programme to facilitate remote court...

UN agencies, Rights of Child Commission launch novel initiative to tackle social problems

UN agencies, Rights of Child Commission launch novel initiative to…

THE United Nations Children’s Fund in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is calling on innovative young Guyanese,...

Guyana takes over Chairmanship of G77

Guyana takes over Chairmanship of G77

− Gets full support from member countries− Gets full support from member countries Guyana’s acceptance of the Chairmanship of the Group...

When Passion meets Purpose

When Passion meets Purpose

Michelle is a feisty woman who sometimes wears her dreadlocks like a crown. She is one of the Client Advocate...

‘Survival Sex’ to be put under the microscope in 2020

‘Survival Sex’ to be put under the microscope in 2020

THE United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will seek to provide employment alternatives to Venezuelan immigrants who have been...

Guyana ‘standing out’ in support for Venezuelan immigrants – UNHCR

Guyana ‘standing out’ in support for Venezuelan immigrants – UNHCR

UNITED Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Senior Liaison Officer Cecilie Saenz Guerrero has hailed Guyana as a model for...

UNICEF to procure 10,000 HIV testing kits for Region Four

UNICEF to procure 10,000 HIV testing kits for Region Four

As part of its blossoming relationship with the Regional Health Services Department of Region Four, the United Nations International Children...

Close to $20M in Micro Grants disbursed to Regions 5 & 6 farmers

Close to $20M in Micro Grants disbursed to Regions 5…

−to reduce the impact of natural hazards such as floods and droughts.−to reduce the impact of natural hazards such as...

Schools advocate for Healthy Diets: World Food Day 2019

Schools advocate for Healthy Diets: World Food Day 2019

World Food Day 2019: Schools Healthy Meals Challenge (Guyana) Oct 21, 2019: Georgetown, Guyana- Healthy Diets for a Zero Hunger world...

All UN agencies in Guyana to be housed under one roof

All UN agencies in Guyana to be housed under one…

BY the end of this year, if not all, most of the United Nations agencies stationed in Guyana will be...

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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

National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health 2018

National Policy on Occupational Safety and Health 2018

The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Social Protection and partner agencies endeavour to improve working conditions and environment generally in Guyana by promoting the integration of safety and health principles in workplaces as an important prerequisite for the reduction of occupational accidents and diseases. The Ministry of Social Protection... Read more

New Publications | Sun, Jan 19 2020

The Global Fight Against AMR

The Global Fight Against AMR

Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) has become a global threat to human health and global economy. It also forms a great threat to food security and agricultural livelihoods. The problem does not affect humans alone, but transcends human and animal health and can in fact be transferred from the farm to the... Read more

New Publications | Mon, Dec 30 2019

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