UNDP and the UN System

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Our corporate context defines the work of UNDP Barbados and the OECS as a component of the UN’s global development network, which advocates for change and connects countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. UNDP Barbados and the OECS is part of the 177-country office UNDP network, working with countries to assist the implementation of their own solutions to global and national development challenges. As they develop local capacity, they draw on the tools, skills and expertise of UNDP and our wide range of partners.

United Nations System consists of the United Nations programmes, funds and specialized agencies and United Nations Secretariat.

UN agencies in Barbados

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is one of the programmes in the United Nations family of organizations. In addition to UNDP, the following UN System specialized agencies, programmes and funds are based in Barbados UN House. These are:

The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is also a resident agency in Barbados, but is located outside of the UN House.

Non-resident agencies and funds which form part of the United Nations family in Barbados and the OECS are:

Together these agencies are known as the United Nations Subregional Team (UNST) serving Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean.

Contact UNDP Barbados and the OECS
Phone: 1 (246) 467 6007
Email: communications.bb@undp.org Fax: 1 (246) 429 2448
Resident Coordinator Annual Report
2012 UN Resident Coordinator Annual Report

The publication summarizes progress of the UN System in Barbados and the OECS towards achieving the outcomes of the UN Development Assistance Framework and charts out the work plan for 2013.

 

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