Tag: UNEP

Statement by the Honourable Carl B. Greenidge, Vice President and Minister of Foreign Affairs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 20, 2018

December 20, 2018 The main event of interest as 2018 broke was the discussion with the Personal Representative of the ... Read More

OCC, UN Environment, complete Technology Action Plan to help in climate change fight

OCC, UN Environment, complete Technology Action Plan to help in climate change fight

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 2, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, June 2, 2018 The Office of Climate Change (OCC) has completed a Technology Action Plan which prioritises ... Read More

Green State Development Strategy is more than just another document  -Minister Harmon at SDGs, GSDS Alignment workshop

Green State Development Strategy is more than just another document -Minister Harmon at SDGs, GSDS Alignment workshop

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 16, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (March 16, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, who holds responsibility for the Department of the Environment ... Read More

Environmental economist pays courtesy call on President, Minister of State

Environmental economist pays courtesy call on President, Minister of State

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 10, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (January 10, 2018) President David Granger, was today, paid a courtesy call by Mr. Pavan Sukhdev, a leading ... Read More

US$1.5 M secured for completion of Green State Development Strategy

US$1.5 M secured for completion of Green State Development Strategy

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 12, 2017

Georgetown, Guyana – (October 12, 2017) The Ministry of the Presidency has secured US$1.5 Million (GY$ 300 Million) to finance the ... Read More

UNEP team encouraged by Private Sector, Civil Society’s response to ‘green’ agenda

UNEP team encouraged by Private Sector, Civil Society’s response to ‘green’ agenda

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 14, 2016

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 14, 2016) A team from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), who are currently in Guyana ... Read More

Resource allocations to be prioritised to advance green economy – Finance Minister

Resource allocations to be prioritised to advance green economy – Finance Minister

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 29, 2016

GINA, Guyana, Monday, November 28, 2016 The theme of the 2017 National budget is an articulation of a green agenda, ... Read More

Meeting with UNEP’s Erik Solheim a reaffirmation of UN support for ‘green’ state  -President David Granger

Meeting with UNEP’s Erik Solheim a reaffirmation of UN support for ‘green’ state -President David Granger

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 18, 2016

Marrakesh, Morocco – (November 18, 2016) President David Granger said yesterday, following a meeting with the Executive Director of the ... Read More

Guyana’s attendance of COP22 critical to ‘green’ development agenda  -policy central to long term development

Guyana’s attendance of COP22 critical to ‘green’ development agenda -policy central to long term development

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 15, 2016

  (MOTP) Marrakesh, Morocco – (November 15, 2016) President David Granger has described Guyana’s ‘green state’ policy as central to ... Read More

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