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Since August 2016, approximately 800 individuals from government, non-government and civil society participated in gender training and capacity building, through financial and technical support from UNDP Suriname.
UNDP Suriname was honored to have hosted Laura Wood, as our communications intern for three months. During her internship, Laura contributed to regularly updating our Website and was active in sharing UNDP stories on social media
Manorama, from Nepal, is UNDP Suriname’s new ‘Gender Specialist’. Recruited through the United Nations Volunteer program, Manorama’s assignment involves supporting the country office to incorporate a gender perspective into UNDP programs. Manorama will work on two energy projects and support gender mainstreaming through general program work.
By using renewable energy sources like solar energy, the community also reduces a dependence on fossil fuel gas and oil reserves in this community, which are becoming more expensive and difficult to transport to remote areas. It also improves our energy security
Conversations with Suriname’s hinterland communities of Godo, Bofokule and Djumu about the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Suriname, hosted a four-day Procurement Training course for staff from the United Nations Suriname, the National Institute for Environment and Development (NIMOS), the Office of the President of Suriname, REDD+, Foundation for Forest Management and Production Control and other UNDP partners. The training, facilitated by the UNDP Procurement Services Unit from Copenhagen was held from 28th- 31st of March in Paramaribo, Suriname.
The dispute involves the community of the Nieuw Koffiekamp (NK) and a group of small-scale miners called Makamboa, on one side and the Canadian mining company IAMGOLD on the other side.
On Wednesday 5 April, UNDP Suriname and the National Institute for Environment and Development (NIMOS) hosted a workshop ‘Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Actions’ (NAMAs), as part of the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership.
Universities as para- diplomatic actors in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
The building of institutions in the Modern Guianas as path to justice and peace
Localizing the SDGs: engaging local authorities and communities
Bumps on the road: challenges of the SDGs for Suriname
Suriname as an appreciative approach on sustainable development in small states-
Caribbean countries need a new generation of public policies to increase gains in the economic, social and environmental fronts while boosting climate and financial resilience and protecting people throughout their life cycles, says the United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Human Development Report (HDR) for the Caribbean, to be launched in Suriname on Wednesday 16 November with a panel of prominent persons.
The Caribbean HDR titled “Multidimensional Progress: human resilience beyond income” reveals new figures and sheds light on key policy recommendations that can help Caribbean countries achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, including the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).