The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) issued a report titled, ‘Children Uprooted in the Caribbean: How Stronger Hurricanes Linked to a Changing Climate are Driving Child Displacement,’ which takes stock of the links between a changing climate, extreme weather events and forced displacement of children and families in the 29 Caribbean small island deve
The Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-Caribbean) and the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) have issued a handbook that provides guidance on monitoring progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goal on clean water and sanitation (SDG 6) in the Caribbean region.
The Katowice Climate Conference has come and gone, and a busy 2019 calendar headlined by the UN Secretary-General’s September climate summit is already in full swing. It’s important to not only look back at the developments of 2018 with a focus on the package of outcomes from COP24 but also look forward to the key moments of 2019.
The High Level Political Forum (HLPF) was established by the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development and is the place where countries present their Voluntary National Reviews (VNR), which result from their review processes of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda at the national level, to the international community.
This report gives an assessment of progress towards each of the Convention on Biological Diversity’s 20 Aichi Biodiversity Targets, as a basis for the development of common strategies building on each member’s priorities and needs.
A third of all waste generated in cities of Latin America and the Caribbean ends up in open dumps or in the environment, polluting soil, water and air, and threatening the health of the population, according to a UN Environment report.