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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…  


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…  


Waküvero to Sustainable Development in Venezuela

In the valley of Kamarata, various communities have moved to sustainable tourism through the foundation of different camps that offer visitors a sample of their everyday life, landscapes, food, ways…  


In Venezuela, music provides hope for impoverished youth

UNDP, along with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), is supporting music education for impoverished youth in Venezuela.  


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,…  



Ban welcomes start of dialogue to ease Venezuela tensions

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the start of dialogue to ease political tensions in Venezuela and called on all actors to work towards overcoming the current challenges facing the…  


Youth as allies of democracy

I was born in 1990. When I could barely walk, a former military staged a coup against the government. Six years later, in 1998, the people of my country elected him as president and he remained so…  

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