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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…  


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.  


Government of China supports Caribbean countries to build back better after hurricanes

As governments in several Caribbean countries start rebuilding key infrastructure, housing and communities after hurricanes Maria and Irma hit several island nations a month ago, the Government of the…  


To end poverty in 13 years, boost resilience now

This month the world marks two key International Days: one for the Eradication of Poverty on 17 October and the other for Disaster Risk Reduction, four days earlier. It’s appropriate that these two…  


Building back better requires supportive international finance

Last month, hurricanes Maria and Irma laid waste to the Caribbean islands of Barbuda, Dominica, Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, St. Martin and many more. Gaston Browne, Prime Minister of…  


Caribbean countries start to build back better after Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Governments in several Caribbean countries are starting to rebuild infrastructures, houses and communities with UNDP’s on the ground support after Hurricane Irma left catastrophic damage in several…  


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Latin America and the Caribbean

MDG Reports: Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba. Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Grenada, Guatemala,…  


Why Latin America and the Caribbean Matter for the Post-2015 Agenda

Latin America could emerge as one of the most influential regions in the negotiations on what will follow the Millennium Development Goals when they expire in 2015.  


A Decade of Work on Citizen Security and Conflict Prevention in Latin America & Caribbean 2001-2010

This report is a joint effort between the Bureau of Crisis Prevention and Recovery (BCPR) and the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean (RBLAC) seeking to compile the United Nations…  

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