November 5, 2013 - Guyana makes strides towards achieving MDGs – Finance Minister
Minister of Finance, Dr. Ashni Singh, has said that despite hiccups, Guyana will achieve its Millennium Development Goals.
October 22, 2013 - Gov’t, UNDP sign pact for US$10.7M Amerindian land titling project
The 7th annual National Toshaos Council (NTC) meeting opened yesterday with the signing of a US$10.7 million agreement between government and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Amerindian land titling and community demarcation.
October 22, 2013 - Guyana among 10 countries globally to achieve universal access to HIV/AIDS treatment
…but heavy dependence on foreign aid is a challenge
Six of the eight United Nation’s (UN) Millennium Development Goals (MDG), adopted by Guyana in 2000, seek to wage a global war against HIV/AIDS by the year 2015. Internationally, Guyana is among 10 nations that have achieved universal access to the treatment of the deadly infection
October 18, 2013 - Guyana has recorded considerable progress towards achieving its MDGs – says Finance Minister – calls on local mass media operatives to play a pivotal role in sustaining the momentum of this most successful global anti-poverty push in history
October 17, 2013 - UN calls for sustained momentum as it counts down to the 2015 deadline for MDGs
The United Nations (UN) have issued a call for the ramping-up of action to generate momentum as its counts down the 1000 days to the achievement of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)
08-Oct-2013 - Office of Climate Change hosts national stakeholders’ consultation on climate change - with assistance from UNDP & UNEP
THE Office of Climate Change (OCC), with support from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), yesterday, hosted a...
13 August, 2013 - Amerindian Development Fund project underway
With the initiation of community projects in the hinterland well underway, the beneficiary Amerindian communities are now anticipating rich returns from their proposed business ventures to assist in curbing the poverty levels existing in those regions.
7 August, 2013 - Meeting the MDG deadline. . . Improved measures to target maternal mortality
With the 2015 deadline of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaching, Governments around the world are now reassessing their positions and reviewing . . .
10 July, 2013 - Editorial - The MDGs and post-2015 agenda
A United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) report, which was published earlier this month, provides an update on the global situation as it relates to the achievement of the Millennium...
9 July, 2013 - Govt extols policies on fighting inequalities at UN General Assembly
Despite multiple challenges, Guyana has constantly pursued policies to give effect to the core aspects of the New Global Human Order...,
2 July, 2013 - Latin America and the Caribbean met some targets, lagging on others - 2013 MDG Report
Latin America and Caribbean as a region has met two of the eight Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)...
27 June, 2013 - Guyana Investment Conference opens today - will focus on enhancing Guyana's economic prosperity
A major investment conference opens here today, and is specifically focused on enhancing Guyana's economic prosperity by identifying the challenges and opportunities facing foreign and local investments in this country
27 June, 2013 - Major investment forum opens today
A major investment conference will open here today, with the focus on encouraging greater foreign direct investment and enhancing the ease of doing business in Guyana including through expert credits.
25 June, 2013 - Office of Climate Change in Region One Outreach
Village leaders from the Mabaruma and Region One were further enlightened about Guyana's Low Carbon Development Strategy (LCDS) over the weekend...
20 June 2013 - Guyana, Rwanda discuss support for solid waste management
Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment Robert Persaud led a team from Guyana at a UNDP-organised convention in Rwanda where discussions centered on that country's efforts at solid waste management...
20 June 2013 - Guyana, Rwanda share experiences on ICT
Head of the E-Government Guyana Project, Mr. Alexei Ramotar held fruitful discussions with the Minister of Youth and Information Communication Technology (ICT) of Rwanda Jean Philbert Nsengimana.
19 June 2013 - Guyana, Rwanda share experiences to improve solid waste -and sustainable forest management
At the invitation of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), a team from Guyana headed by Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment, Robert Persaud is currently participating in the 'Rwanda Mission Convention' which was organised by the UNDP.
18 June 2013 - UN lauds Guyana for halving hunger
The United Nations bodies in Guyana have commended the government on its achievement of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) number one - to halve the proportion of hungry people
17 June 2013 - UN Convention Against Corruption Prevention measures and criminalization and law enforcement
Two weeks ago, we began our discussion of the UN Convention Against Corruption that Member States adopted in December 2003. It is the first legally binding and comprehensive anti-corruption instrument at a global level
16 June 2013 - UNDP-funded study on Parliament committees 'inaccurate'
Presidential Advisor on Governance Gail Teixeira called “inaccurate” a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) funded study done by two consultants on the committees system of the National Assembly, which found that Parliament lacks independence and that there is a lack of political will to address it.
06-Jun-2013 - Be wary of foreign investors snapping up natural resources – UN Representative