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CARICOM-UN High-Level Pledging Conference

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


South-South Cooperation on Climate Change

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


With the European Union’s support, UNDP is helping Cuba recover from Hurricane Irma

The European Commission's Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) is providing EUR 700,000 to UNDP to support Cuban families affected by hurricane Irma, which battered the island on 8…  


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…  


Climate action to tackle hurricanes

“To deny climate change is to deny a truth we have just lived.” With these words, delivered at the UN General Assembly on 23 September, the Prime Minister of Dominica alluded to the situation in his…  


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…  


Small island, big results

Partnerships between scientists, local authorities and the community are showing promising results in protecting the Sabana-Camagüey ecosystem in northern Cuba.  


UNDP supports Cuba after Hurricane Matthew

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP), in coordination with national authorities, is supporting early recovery actions in four of the most affected municipalities of the Caribbean country…  



Russia pledges $10 million to help mitigate climate impact in Europe and CIS region and beyond

The Government of Russia will be making a $10 million contribution towards UNDP programmes which support efforts to mitigate and prevent the negative effects of climate change in developing countries.  

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