Resident Representative Reaffirms UNDP's Commitment to Montserrat

April 5, 2024
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UNDP Resident Representative, Limya Eltayeb, with Premier, Hon. Joseph E. Farrell in Montserrat on April 3, 2024.

Government Information Unit/Montserrat

Montserrat, Office of the Premier - Resident Representative of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean, Ms Limya Eltayeb presented her credentials to the Premier, Hon. Joseph E. Farrell during a courtesy call to the Office of the Premier on Wednesday, 3rd April.

Following the presentation of credentials, Ms Eltayeb and Premier Farrell discussed priority areas for the UNDP through which Montserrat can access support. Ms Eltayeb  explained that the UNDP has USD$50,000 which can be used to support any of Montserrat’s priority areas once they align to the UNDP’s portfolio and priorities.  In this regard, Premier Farrell indicated that priority should be given to fund the digital transformation efforts being undertaken by the Government of Montserrat. 

The UNDP Resident  Representative committed to providing this support and will begin with the UNDP undertaking a Digital Readiness Assessment of Montserrat. This assessment will evaluate Montserrat’s digital strengths and weaknesses, and identify areas in which digital interventions and actions can be prioritized for implementation here.

The funds are expected to be utilized before the end of December 2024. 

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