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RECORD LEVELS OF EMPLOYMENT FOR JULY 2017 SHOW POSITIVE SIGNS IN THE JAMAICAN ECONOMY
Published Date:16/11/2017
Preliminary estimates indicate that real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth for the July to September 2017 quarter was 0.9 per cent relative to the corresponding quarter of 2016. This followed a real GDP contraction of 0.1 per cent for the April to June quarter, which was associated with the negative impact on the economy of the flood rains during March to May 2017. The Director General of the Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), Dr Wayne Henry, made this announcement during the PIOJ’s quarterly press briefing yesterday at the office of the PIOJ.
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Annual report on Regional Progress and Challenges in Relation to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development in Latin America and the Caribbean
Published Date:03/05/2017
This report represents a contribution to the efforts by the region’s governments and the multiple stakeholders to implement, follow up and evaluate policies and strategies for the 2030 Agenda and the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals. We are aware that no single document can encompass the complexity and variety of the challenges this involves. Accordingly, this report confines itself to three spheres: a diagnostic of progress made thus far and the challenges ahead; a description of national institutional mechanisms existing in the region for the implementation of the 2030 Agenda 2030; and an analysis of the challenges and opportunities involved in building and measuring Sustainable Development Goal indicators.
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United Nations MultiCountry Sustainable Development Framework in the Caribbean
Published Date:31/03/2017
The United Nations Multi country Sustainable Development Framework (UN MSDF) is the business plan for the UN agencies, funds and programmes in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean for the period January 2017 to December 2021. The UN MSDF supports the realization of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the SAMOA Pathway and other international development aspirations, and the national development plans of the individual countries in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean. It is also intended to support the promotion of all the international human rights that have been ratified in the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean.
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SDGs Handbook for Youth
Published Date:30/03/2017
UN and SDGs: A Handbook for Youth explores SDGs and the 2030 Agenda from a youth perspective.
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Jamaica’s Energy Diversification Gains World Attention
Published Date:30/03/2017
Jamaica improved six spots to 92 worldwide to become a global case study for energy diversification, according to the annual study produced by the World Economic Forum (WEF).
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Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean
Published Date:30/03/2017
Fiscal trends in Latin America and the Caribbean exhibit significant differences between the countries of the north and those of the south of the continent, reflecting disparate trends in their fiscal deficits, revenues and expenditures, according ECLAC’s annual report Fiscal Panorama of Latin America and the Caribbean 2017.
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Vision 2030 Jamaica Essay Competition:Kadejah Stanley, Category 1, First Place
Published Date:January, 2013
TOPIC: From What You Know About Jamaica’s Vision for the Year 2030, discuss How It will Help You Achieve Your Personal Ambition
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Vision 2030 Jamaica Essay Competition: Janice Alexander, Category 2, Second Place
Published Date:January, 2013
Topic: The values and attitudes of individuals and the society as a whole will play an integral role in the achievement of Vision 2030 Jamaica.
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Vision 2030 Jamaica Essay Competition: Tajay Platt, Category 2, Third Place
Published Date:January, 2013
Topic: What are the benefits of a country having a long-term plan such as Vision 2030 Jamaica?
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Vision 2030 Jamaica Essay Competition: Mikail Clarke, Category 1, Third Place
Published Date:January, 2013
TOPIC: How can I contribute to making Jamaica, the place of choice to live, work, raise families and do business by the year 2030?
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