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Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

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 New York, 21 November 2017 – In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN…...

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Former US President to address CARICOM-UN post-hurricanes Pledging Conference

Former US President Bill Clinton will be a Special Guest at the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference at the UN Headquarters in New York, Tuesday. President Clinton will address the post lunch session of the Conference when it resumed at 2:30 p.m. The Conference is being held to mobilise international support…...

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CARICOM SG makes case for climate-resilient rebuilding of hurricane-damaged islands

CARICOM Secretary-General Ambassador Irwin LaRocque at the Technical Consultations for the CARICOM-UN High Level Conference at UN Headquarters, New York on Monday: We must prepare for the next catastrophic hurricane, flood or drought. We must therefore be climate resilient in time for the next event. The immediate and urgent need…...

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Technical Consultation begins ahead of CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference

The Technical Consultations ahead of the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference began this morning at the United Nations (UN) Headquarters, New York. CARICOM Secretary-General, Ambassador Irwin LaRocque and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator, Achim Steiner made opening remarks. .@CARICOMorg SG opens #Caribbean High Level Pledging Conference making the case…...

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Bolstering Resilience for Vulnerable Countries

Thursday, November 16, 2017 — In light of the devastation caused by the recent hurricanes, and the anticipation of more frequent events of a similar nature, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) held an official COP23 Side Event on “Bolstering Resilience for Vulnerable Countries Facing…...

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