CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference:
'Building a more Climate Resilient Community'
21 November, UN Headquarters, NewYork
Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected women and men for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference.
About the Conference
The Caribbean Community (CARICOM), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), will hold a High-level Donor Conference on 21 November at UN Headquarters in New York to mobilise international support for its Members devastated by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Financial and technical assistance support is being sought.
This initiative is aimed at rebuilding the devastated Members as the first climate resilient countries in the world and at helping the wider CARICOM Region improve its resilience given its inherent vulnerability as a Community of SIDS – Small Island and Low-lying Coastal Developing States.
International Development Partners, including countries, agencies, NGOs, prominent personalities, private sector entities and Foundations, have been invited. CARICOM Heads of Government and the Secretaries-General of CARICOM and the United Nations will also participate.
Day ONE - CARICOM UN High-Level Pledging Conference
Building a More Climate-resilient Community
In the media
Aid to Countries Affected by the Hurricanes
November 13, 2017, BONN, Germany – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the Region…