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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…  


World Tsunami Awareness Day

Remarks at World Tsunami Awareness Day Reception  


UNDP-OECD G20 Workshop

Driving the Agenda 2030 Implementation: The G20’s Role in Sustainable Development for All  


Targeted Poverty Alleviation & 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda

Speech at the 2017 Global Poverty Reduction and Development Forum on “Targeted Poverty Alleviation and 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda”  


Universal Health Coverage (UHC)

Remarks at Side Event promoting Universal Health Coverage (UHC)  


Equator Prize Ceremony to Honour Outstanding Initiatives of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities on September 17, Marks 15 Years of Equator Initiative

The Equator Prize Award Ceremony on September 17, 2017 will honour 15 outstanding indigenous and local community initiatives from 12 countries, advancing local nature-based solutions for sustainable…  





Japan pledges $1.5 million for tsunami awareness and disaster risk information in Asia-Pacific

Six years on from the Great East Japan Earthquake, the Government of Japan has committed funding to UNDP to improve disaster risk information and carry out tsunami-awareness programmes in schools…  

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