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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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Heartening support for hurricane-ravaged countries at Pledging Conference

Widespread concern for CARICOM countries severely affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria was evident at the opening of the CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference, at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on Tuesday, 21 November. Addressing the large gathering which included the UN Secretary-General António Guterres, International Development Partners,…...

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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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Rebuilding immediate and urgent: CARICOM SG tells pledging conference

Ahead of Tuesday’s CARICOM-UN High Level Pledging Conference at UN Headquarters in New York, a number of participants engaged in Technical Consultations on Monday. The Pledging Conference is seeking to mobilise support and commitment of pledges to help rebuild the countries ravaged by the recent hurricanes and importantly, to assist…...

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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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