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  • 07 May 2014
    Jessica Faieta of Ecuador Appointed Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and The Caribbean of the United Nations Development Programme

    ...United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Jessica Faieta of Ecuador as Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Latin America and the Caribbean, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)....

  • 25 Nov 2013
    Belize Gets Millennium Development Goals Database System and Training

    ...Representatives from INEGI and AMEXCID ARE conducting training in the usage of an MDG database system in two stages: technical support for managing the integration and management of the System and technical assistance on the processes and methodologies for monitoring the MDGs...

  • 30 Oct 2013
    Workshop on Social Audit for Young Belizean Leaders Concludes

    Social Audit for Young Leaders Workshop, a great success with 34 very enthusiastic youth leaders participating and taking away energy for greater involvement in their spheres of influence.

  • 23 Oct 2013
    Workshop on Social Audit for Young Belizean Leaders

    a workshop entitled “Empowering Young Leaders for Activism” is being hosted as a joint effort of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of Belize (UB) to promote the development of management, leadership and practical skills for social auditing among youth leaders in Belize...

  • 18 Sep 2013
    MFFSD Launches Climate Change Integrated Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment

    The Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable Development (MFFSD) launches the Integrated Vulnerability and Adaptation Assessment on coastal development, water, agriculture, tourism, health and fisheries sectors.

  • 23 Aug 2013
    Training on Climate Change Adaptation and Green Recovery and Reconstruction Held

    Under Component 3 of the project: “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change”, one hundred (100) public officers and civil society representatives have the opportunity for training in the area of Climate Change.

  • 06 Aug 2013
    Notice of the “Marvelous Mangrove Workshop”

    As part of the EU GCCA funded project, the Southern Environmental Association is conducting a workshop with the objective of familiarizing teachers with the Belize Marvelous Mangrove Curriculum and to introduce the Mangrove Restoration Guide.

  • 19 Jun 2013
    Southside Youth Success Project Launches Southside Experiences Book

    The book, launched on Monday, June 17th, contains the reflections of the second cohort of young men who participated in a 6 month programme of activities organized by the SYSP drop-in centre which opened its doors on August 29, 2012.

  • 14 Jun 2013
    Notice of Official Launch and Presentation of “The Good, The Bad, The Nobody Road”

    The Southside Youth Success Project announces the Official Launch and Presentation of the Book “The Good, The Bad, The Nobody Road”, a compilation of stories by the amazing young men participating in the programme.

  • 19 Mar 2013
    Launch of the Youth Sexual and Reproductive Health Mass Media Campaign

    In collaborative partnership, a mass media campaign designed to inform youths about the positive choices they can make in relation to their sexual and reproductive health has been launched. “Wait and no Worry” informs of the need for delaying early sexual activity and “Choose and Use” informs of the importance of consistent condom usage and partner reduction among sexually active youths.

  • 18 Feb 2013
    “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change” Project Provides Transportation Support

    Three motor vehicles are provided by the Project “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change”. The project aims to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change in national policies and demonstrate action in support of effective governance of climate change and climate change related impacts in the water sector in Belize.

  • 11 Feb 2013
    Gender and Elections Workshop in Belize

    A 4-day training is held in Belize, as one of the activities under the “Strengthening Women’s Representation in National Leadership in Belize“ project being implemented by WIN-Belize with funding from the United Nations Democracy Fund. It supports strengthening of the capacity of civil society organizations to forge the development of an inclusive, political platform to institutionalize equal and informed participation and leadership of women in national elections and by extension the national political processes.

  • 01 Jan 2013
    UNDP in Belize Announces its New Public Communication Site www.bz.undp.org

  • 14 Dec 2012
    Launch of Community Based Adaptation Programme and Awards Ceremony

    The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP) implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched the Belize Community Based Adaptation (CBA) Programme funded by the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), Government of Australia.

  • 13 Dec 2012
    Notice of the Community Based Adaptation Programme to Begin

    Notice of the launch of the Belize Community Based Adaptation (CBA) Programme and awarding of thirteen (13) partner organizations which received grants in 2012 with symbolic cheques to mark the occasion.

  • 10 Dec 2012
    Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize Launch

    A Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize “Toward Equality of Opportunity for Equality of Results” was launched on December 10, 2012 by the National Women’s Commission and the United Nations Development Programme. The main findings of the Report were presented by the consultant Debra Lewis.

  • 07 Dec 2012
    Notice of Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize Launch

    A Situation Analysis of Gender and Politics in Belize “Toward Equality of Opportunity for Equality of Results”, is being launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Women’s Commission (NWC). The findings of the Situation Analysis highlight the impediments women face as they seek representation and participation in national leadership as a prerequisite to improve their economic and social status in Belize.

  • 24 Sep 2012
    €3M Project “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change” Begins

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Government of Belize and the support of the European Union, launched the Project: “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change” at an informative launch ceremony held in Belize. The project aims to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change in national policies and demonstrate action in support of effective governance of climate change and climate change related impacts in the water sector in Belize.

  • 17 Sep 2012
    Notice of the Launch of the European Union Global Climate Change Alliance Project

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) informs of the launch of the Project “Enhancing Belize’s Resilience to Adapt to the Effects of Climate Change” funded by the European Union (EU) - Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA). The project aims to enhance adaptive capacity and resilience to climate change in national policies and demonstrate action in support of effective governance of climate change and climate change related impacts in the water sector in Belize.

  • 29 Aug 2012
    Southside Youth Success Project Drop-in Centre Serving Belize City Youth

    24 young men from Southside Belize City are participating in a five-month programme that will allow them to get life-skills guidance and training for employment including through apprenticeship. They will receive certificates, which will allow them to access opportunities to become employed or to re-enter formal education.