In collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Sport, special workshops on SDGs are taking place at the Vacation School centers in 9 districts of Suriname. Through games, art, and other recreational activities, children from ages 10 to 17 are becoming acquainted with the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
The Sustainable Development Goal 8: Leaving No One Behind, is a call for the Surinamese community, along with the rest of the world, to grant people with disabilities (PWDs) the resources and the opportunity to contribute to their communities. The problem, however, is not with finding the resources, but changing people’s mindsets.
Sabrina Martodigdo from Paramaribo is not just a mother of a five-year-old boy, but she is also a diligent taxi driver. Though there are only a handful of female taxi drivers in Suriname, she chose this job four years ago after getting divorced.
The Ministry of Regional Development (RO) organizes a Train the Trainer Session on Localizing the SDGs on Wednesday, 26 June and Friday, 05 July 2019.
Stephanie Kramawitana is one of the leading tour operators of district Nickerie in Suriname. The one and only female tour operator of Bigipon in Nikerie...
The Alliance for Decent Work for People with Disabilities has launched its database on good employment opportunities for the press and selected invitees...
Women play a vital role in all three components of food security; which are food availability (production), food access (distribution) and food utilization.

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