Climate Resilience Matters To Developing Countries

Sheena Forde Top Stories

Building climate resilience must be seen as a vehicle through which we might pursue and achieve much of our Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This statement was made by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott, while speaking at the Climate Resilience Group/Network of the Marrakech Partnership on Global Climate Action on Monday, December 10, in Katowice, …

Sustainable Development Agenda Relevant

Sharon Austin Top Stories

The sustainable development agenda is relevant to every fibre of the social, economic and environmental fabric of the Barbadian society. This view was expressed on Monday afternoon by Minister of Environment and National Beautification, Trevor Prescod, as he delivered remarks on behalf of Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley at the launch of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Gallery. It has …

Sexual Harassment Law By Year End

Joy Springer Top Stories

Sexual harassment legislation in Barbados has been completed and should be implemented by year-end. News of this came from Prime Minister Freundel Stuart during a recent courtesy call at Ilaro Court with the newly-appointed Head of the UN Women Multi-Country Office in Barbados, Mary McLean. While congratulating Barbados on its reporting on CEDAW (the Convention on the Elimination of All …

Barbados Lauded By New UN Women’s Head

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Barbados’ selection of a Permanent Secretary with responsibility for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) came in for high praise recently, when new Head of UN Women, Mary McLean, paid a courtesy call on Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Maxine McClean. Senator McClean, in acknowledging that Prime Minister Freundel Stuart had identified a Permanent Secretary within his Ministry …

Achieve SDGs Through Cooperation

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

Caribbean countries have to rely on each other to ensure the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 4, which addresses education. This sentiment was expressed today by Barbados’ Education Minister, Ronald Jones, at the start of the CBD/UNESCO Regional Technical Workshop on the Implications of the SDG 4 for Education Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation, at Accra …

Minister Outlines SDG 4 Progress

Joy-Ann Gill Top Stories

A snapshot of Barbados’ progress with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), specifically SDG 4, was given today by Minister of Education, Science, Technology and Innovation, Ronald Jones. He shared this with participants at the official opening of the CBD/UNESCO Regional Technical Workshop on the Implications of the SDG 4 for Education Planning and Monitoring and Evaluation, at Accra Beach Hotel. …