Wednesday, July 27, 2022
The world has changed in the last two years. Governments in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) face the massive challenge of rebuilding post-pandemic economies. But one thing is certain: Women in the region were hit the hardest during the COVID-19...
America, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Belize, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Saint Lucia, Uruguay
Wednesday, August 18, 2021
Social Protection is a human right. Yet, according to the ILO, 4 billion people worldwide live without the peace of mind and security that it offers. The socio-economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted glaring inequalities and deficiencies...
America, Barbados, Saint Lucia
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
The Government of Saint Lucia and UNICEF have partnered to provide hygiene and care kits to children with disabilities and their families, as well as children in foster care. Recognizing that access to hygiene items better equips children to protect...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Government of Saint Lucia to support an expansion of the nation’s Public Assistance Programme (PAP) by 1,000 households as part of the nation’s 2019...
America, Saint Lucia
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Every country in the world has been touched by COVID-19. Countries of the Eastern Caribbean, like many other Small Island Developing States, are especially vulnerable to the social and economic impacts of the crisis that is affecting all segments of the...
America, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Sunday, December 8, 2019
The United Nation’s World Food Programme (WFP) has described Latin America and the Caribbean as “a laboratory for climate action,” as world leaders gather in Madrid, Spain for the 25th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 25).
But it is...
America, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Caribbean Netherlands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Curaçao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, Saint Barthélemy, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin (French part), Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Sint Maarten, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
Thursday, September 13, 2018
A year ago, hurricanes Irma and Maria wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, making small nations like Dominica lose more than 200% of its annual GDP in a matter of hours. Today, many countries are still rebuilding. With the threats of climate change – which...
America, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, Saint Lucia
Monday, January 22, 2018
Over the next twenty years the number of older persons in the Caribbean will double.
This ageing of the population has important implications for public policy in areas such as pensions, health and social care services.
Therefore there is an urgent...
Monday, September 7, 2015
El Fondo Internacional de Desarrollo Agrícola (FIDA) y la Organización para la Agricultura y la Alimentación de las Naciones Unidas (FAO) han unido sus fuerzas para hacer frente al creciente nivel de desempleo de los jóvenes del Caribe.
America, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines