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7 September 2017
Press Release
Bridgetown, Barbados – September 6, 2017: The United Nations System is deploying staff and assistance to meet the needs of vulnerable Caribbean citizens in the path of record-breaking Hurricane Irma... Read more
7 September 2017
UNITED NATIONS POPULATION FUND – CARIBBEAN SUB-REGION   COUNTRY PROFILE:  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO       OVERVIEW   The twin island Republic of Trinidad and Tobago is located in the Southern Caribbean... Read more
6 September 2017
                                                       UNFPA in Jamaica    UNFPA has provided support to the Caribbean since 1969. The sub-regional office is based in Jamaica, which is the largest... Read more
6 September 2017
  ABOUT BELIZE Belize lies on the eastern or Caribbean coast of Central America, bounded on the north and part of the west by Mexico, and on the south and the remainder of the west by Guatemala. It... Read more
6 September 2017
BRIEF PRESENTATION OF THE COUNTRY   Suriname, officially Republic of Suriname, 63,037 mi2 (163,266 km2), located in the North East of South America is one of three Caribbean countries located on... Read more
2 September 2017
OVERVIEW Gender equality remains a challenge in the Caribbean despite countries having signed international and regional conventions that recognize women’s rights and the recent Joint Statement on... Read more
2 September 2017
Caribbean Region – The coverage of the programme is over 22 countries with focus on Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Guyana, Jamaica(high priority), Trinidad and Tobago and Suriname.   OVERVIEW   UNAIDS... Read more
2 September 2017
OVERVIEW Population trends in the Caribbean show a decrease in total fertility rates over the years, with levels below replacement in all countries except for Belize. Notwithstanding this the... Read more
2 September 2017
OVERVIEW Health status in a population is strongly correlated to the economy of the jurisdiction.  In the case of Sexual and Reproductive Health, the health status of women and girls has a bigger... Read more
19 August 2017
Statement
Message of UNFPA Acting Executive Director Dr. Natalia Kanem on World Humanitarian Day, 19 August 2017   Every woman has the right to decide whether or when she will become pregnant, to give birth... Read more

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