UNDP donates relief supplies to communities following Hurricane Earl
UNDP donates relief supplies to communities following Hurricane Earl

The United Nations Development Programme, working closely with the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) donated roofing materials, mattresses, lumber and cleaning kits to assist vulnerable populations in the areas of Belize City following Hurricane Earl which made landfall as a Category 1 hurricane early...

innovative Safetipin app launched in Belmopan
Innovative Safetipin app launched in Belmopan

The Ministry of National Security, in collaboration with the Belmopan City Council, launched the first ever "Safer City Pilot Project" in the country of Belize. The use of the SafetiPin App, a free downloadable application, is being promoted as a part of this initiative. The aim is to encourage the proper management...

The GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme – Belize, inaugurates the Santa Teresa Solar Project
"Let there be Light" - Inauguration of Santa Teresa Village Solar Project

On Saturday July 23rd 2016, the GEF Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme – Belize, inaugurated the Santa Teresa Solar Project. This project grant of BZ$100,000.00 was approved by the National Steering Committee of the GEF SGP on 28th February 2015 to Plenty...

UNDP-Global Fund (GF) New Funding Model HIV/AIDS and TB grant 2016-2018
UNDP-Global Fund (GF) New Funding Model HIV/AIDS and TB grant 2016-2018

  The Ministry of Economic Development, on behalf of the country of Belize, was granted US$3.4 million for HIV/AIDS and TB prevention and mitigation by the Global Fund for 2016-2018. This is the first GF grant to include TB interventions to lessen the incidences of all forms of TB and TB-HIV co-infections in key...

UNDP Project receives Award
UNDP Project receives Award

A UNDP executed Project ‘Strengthening Women’s Representation in National Leadership’ received an award today at the 6th annual ESRI User conference in Belize for its support to mapping 2015 general election results, specifically regarding women’s representation. Receiving the award were Ms. Joan Burke- Chair,...

Maya Leaders Alliance of Southern Belize Wins Prestigious Equator Prize
Maya Leaders Alliance of Southern Belize Wins Prestigious Equator Prize

The Maya Leaders Alliance of Southern Belize are being celebrated locally as a winner of the Equator Prize 2015 at a ceremony to be held in the Toledo District on the 7th of May 2016.  The Maya Leaders Alliance of Southern Belize was one of twenty-one community initiatives from across the world that were awarded...