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Dr. Thomas Gittens United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director during his remarks at the opening of the training in project writing stressed that achieving transformation is never easy task and in part dependent on increased technical and functional capacities but more so on empowering major groups to engage governments and political leaders and provide solutions that result in a shift from business as usual to meaningful and sustained change.
On the24th of July, 2013 the SIDS Follow-up Consultation meeting was held at the Ball Room of the Lallarookh Centre,
where the draft SIDS country report for Suriname was presented.
This draft country report is a product of an extensive process involving desk reviews and interactive/consultative sessions, led by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs with support from NIMOS and UNDP.
As part of the consultative process an earlier meeting, was held on the 19th of June at the Marriot Hotel.
These meetings are meant to inform and consult representatives of key stakeholders on the process of preparing for and strategy towards the upcoming 3rd SIDS Conference in 2014 in Samoa and related post 2015 agenda.
The General Bureau of Statistics (ABS) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have jointly produced the first Human Development Atlas for Suriname, which was launched on 12th August 2013, at the Banquet Hall of Torarica Hotel.
The Human Development Atlas is a product of a partnership between the UNDP and ABS, and one year of intensive collaboration.
The Human Development Atlas uses data for time periods 2004-2006 and 2009-2010 and compares the development trends during these time periods. The Suriname Human Development Atlas uses district level data produced by the General Bureau of Statistics of Suriname and generated from available surveys such us Multiple Indicator Surveys for Suriname.
This initiative is meant to showcase the use of data in a very practical and user-friendly way.
Paramaribo, 27 August 2013 - The foundation Innovative Solutions (INNOVA), on behalf of and in close cooperation with the Small Grants Programme (SGP), has organized a two-day Environment and Development Knowledge Fair on the 23rd and 24th of August 2013. The fair highlighted several activities the Small Grants Programme to garner more publicity and to ensure that grantees will fulfil a more active role within the program. Preceding the fair a two-day workshop was held for the grantees to strengthen their capacities and to enable sharing of lessons learned among each other.
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News & Activities
- Empowered Generation: Youth Action on CC
- PROJECT WRITING TRAINING FOR MAJOR GROUPS IN SURINAME
- SIDS Follow-up Consultation Ball Room Lallarookh Centre
- Launch of the 1st Human Development Atlas for Suriname
- GEF/SGP Suriname organizes first Knowledge fair in Suriname
- Grand Opening Soap Factory Godo in the Upper Suriname River Area
- Workshop for Community Based Adaption to Climate Change in Trinidad & Tobago
- Official launch of our GEF SGP Fair for environment and Knowledge on 23 and 24 August 2013
- Training on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Development Results
- SIDS CBA Call for Proposals
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