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Caribbean can only 'build back better' with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a more Climate-Resilient Community ” mobilised a broad…  


Building a More Climate-Resilient Community

Statement at CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference on Building a More Climate-Resilient Community  


CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference

Opening Remarks at the CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference Technical Consultation  


CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference Building a More Climate-resilient Community

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will hold a High-level Donor Conference on 20-21 November at UN Headquarters in New York to…  


How to build back better after a hurricane... and before the next

Imagine relocating the entire population of your country in the face of a colossal hurricane and two months later still not being able to get back home. Now imagine spending several nights in a…  


Financing for Development and 2030 Agenda

Keynote speech at the High-Level Conference on Financing for Development  


Supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance

Remarks on Integrating sustainable supply chain initiatives and REDD+ finance at the national scale  


South-South Cooperation on Climate Change

Remarks on “Partnership for Climate-Friendly and Sustainable Development: Southern Countries in Action”  


Integrating disaster risk reduction and climate action for resilience

Scientists have long advised that the peak intensity of severe storms would increase as temperatures rise, and in addition, the time taken to achieve these new peaks would be shortened. The 2017…  


The reality of climate change

Eight hurricanes in five months: In the Caribbean and around the world, climate change means extreme weather events could become the new normal. It's just one reason we need bold climate action.  

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