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EnGenDER COVID19 Response in Guyana

EnGenDER is a key initiative (being implemented by the UNDP in partnership with UN Women, World Food Program and the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA)) that seeks to address the…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The 30th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report introduces an experimental new lens to its annual Human Development Index.  


Generation Unlimited Finalist

Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2.0 was launched in Guyana in January 2020 with a call to young Guyanese to develop their own solutions to real-world problems. It is a collaborative effort…  


Justice Sector NAR

UNDP has conducted an extensive assessment of the administration of justice in nine countries in the Caribbean (Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, St Kitts and Nevis, St…  


COVID-19: Human development on course to decline this year for the first time since 1990

Concerted action with a focus on equity could still limit the impacts of this unprecedented crisis: closing the digital divide would reduce by more than two-thirds the number of children currently not…  


Generation Unlimited Call for Application

Generation Unlimited (GenU), Youth Challenge 2.0, is a global partnership being implemented in Guyana by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF). GenU…  


Human Development Report 2019

Despite global progress in tackling poverty, hunger and disease, a “new generation of inequalities” indicates that many societies are not working as they should, the UN Development Programme (UNDP)…  



Half of World’s Poor are Children

Half of all people living in poverty are younger than 18 years old, according to estimates from the 2018 global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) released today by the United Nations Development…  

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