Global launch of the UNDP Human Development Report 2019 from Bogota, Columbia
On November 22nd, UNDP Suriname and the Ministry of Home Affairs signed a handover agreement for the transfer of IT equipment. The procurement of these computers and other IT equipment that will follow, falls within the project document signed by the two partners in March 2019. On the basis of that project document UNDP is providing support to the Ministry to prepare for the upcoming elections scheduled for May 2020.
Her Excellency Mrs. Yldiz Pollack-Beighle, Minister of Foreign Affairs welcomes Dr. Margaret Jones Williams, Deputy Resident Representative of UNDP, at the beginning of her post in Suriname.
The National Mangrove Strategy was completed in August this year handed over to the Ministry of Spatial Planning, Land and Forest management on the 17th of October 2019. The Mangrove Strategy is completed in close collaboration with the Mangrove Forum Suriname.
In the era of the climate crisis, natural disasters have become more frequent and devastating. Around the world, tsunamis, hurricanes and typhoons are becoming more frequent and violent.
Today we celebrate United Nations Day (#UNDay) 2019. United Nations Day marks the anniversary of the UN Charter’s entry into force, and celebrates everything that the UN represents and has achieved since its establishment in 1945. Please follow the link above to read the remarks of The UN Secretary General on the occasion of the UN Day 2019
As a citizen of Suriname, climate change researcher and country representative for the Youth Climate Change Activists, Nuravni Sallons feels responsible to pursue the work that goes toward combating climate change. That is why she applied for the ‘green ticket’ to be eligible for selection. On the 20th of August she received an invitation letter from the United Nations to attend the UN Youth Climate Summit 2019 in New York.

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