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Trinidad and Tobago celebrates First World Food Safety Day
SDG 2

Trinidad and Tobago celebrates First World Food Safety Day

The first-ever World Food Safety Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2018, was celebrated on 7...
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Inter-Institutional Roundtable Meeting held in Trinidad and Tobago to Advance Firearm Trafficking Investigations
SDG 16

Inter-Institutional Roundtable Meeting held in Trinidad and Tobago to Advance Firearm Trafficking Investigations

An Inter-institutional Roundtable Meeting was held and sought to identify and discuss existing gaps in the management of the life cycle of a firearm...
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TT Girls in ICT pitch Solutions to Gender-Based Violence and building Resilience to Climate Change
SDG 10 SDG 13 SDG 5

TT Girls in ICT pitch Solutions to Gender-Based Violence and building Resilience to Climate Change

Photo Credit: GirlsinICTTT Girls from across Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) showcased their own original technological solutions to gender-based violence and...
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Trinidad and Tobago joins Ministers of Health of the Pacific and Caribbean on Climate Change and Health Good Practices
SDG 13 SDG 3

Trinidad and Tobago joins Ministers of Health of the Pacific and Caribbean on Climate Change and Health Good Practices

Trinidad and Tobago recently joined Ministers of Health of the Pacific and the rest of the Caribbean on combating climate change and exchanging health, regulatory frameworks, health security and NCDs.
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Carnival Band teams up with UN for Gender Equality
SDG 17 SDG 5

Carnival Band teams up with UN for Gender Equality

The United Nations and The Lost Tribe are joining forces to raise awareness of gender equality through cultural avenues.
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UWI Students excel on the World Stage and win Harvard National Model UN
SDG 17

UWI Students excel on the World Stage and win Harvard National Model UN

The 2019 HNMUN attracted students from 90 countries. The UWI St. Augustine team included Tonicia Williams, Terriann Baker, Nestor Garcia and Asabi Rawlins.
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Trinidad and Tobago joins Clean Seas campaign during UN Environment Assembly
SDG 14

Trinidad and Tobago joins Clean Seas campaign during UN Environment Assembly

During the UN Environment Assembly, Trinidad and Tobago joined along with other small islands the Clean Seas Campaign,
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Youth Peer Mentorship Project to Promote Civic Engagement
SDG 10

Youth Peer Mentorship Project to Promote Civic Engagement

The objective of this pilot project is to identify young men and women in the area who demonstrate positive attitudes, behaviours and practices, and to guide them through a process of training and growth
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The UN and CARICOM strengthening Statistical Capacity in Trinidad and Tobago
SDG 17 SDG 3

The UN and CARICOM strengthening Statistical Capacity in Trinidad and Tobago

UNFPA and ECLAC are working with CARICOM to improve on the skills of statisticians from over 20 small island countries, including Trinidad and Tobago through a four-day workshop.
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Refugee Mas Project brings awareness to Refugee struggles
SDG 10

Refugee Mas Project brings awareness to Refugee struggles

Achieved through a collaborative effort, the Refugee Monday Mas was a mixture of performance and free form masquerade.
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FAO and Government of Trinidad and Tobago renew  commitment to sustainable development at new FAO country office
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FAO and Government of Trinidad and Tobago renew commitment to sustainable development at new FAO country office

The Regional Representative of FAO for Latin America and the Caribbean, Julio Berdegué, chaired the opening ceremony of the organization's new office in the country
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UNFPA collaborates with Government on Contraceptive Implants Workshop
SDG 17 SDG 3

UNFPA collaborates with Government on Contraceptive Implants Workshop

With support from UNFPA, the Government of Trinidad and Tobago decided to expand the contraceptive method by introducing contraceptive implants.
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United Nations Message on International Women’s Day 2019
SDG 10 SDG 5

United Nations Message on International Women’s Day 2019

The United Nations Secretary-General together with the leading women in the UN delivers a vital message on International Women's Day.
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The United Nations and the Government review Global Goals progress at Third High Level Meeting on the Country Implementation Plan (CIP)
SDG 17

The United Nations and the Government review Global Goals progress at Third High Level Meeting on the Country Implementation Plan (CIP)

Minister of Planning and Development, Camille Robinson-Regis, right, with Marina Walter the UN co-ordinator for this country at the Country...
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ILO to host High-Level Conference on “the Future of Work We want”
SDG 8

ILO to host High-Level Conference on “the Future of Work We want”

The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ACTRAV) in coordination with the ILO Office for the Caribbean will hold a high-level sub-regional conference in Port-of-Spain from 14 to 15 February 2019.
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UN and ODPM improve on Disaster Risk Management through Four-Day Workshop
SDG 11 SDG 17

UN and ODPM improve on Disaster Risk Management through Four-Day Workshop

Photo Credit: ODPM Stakeholders responsible for the provision of Humanitarian Aid and Disaster Relief are participating in a four-day training...
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President of Trinidad and Tobago calls for Compassion on International Migration Day
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President of Trinidad and Tobago calls for Compassion on International Migration Day

President Paula-Mae Weekes says Trinidad and Tobago has an obligation to refugees and citizens should be compassionate toward persons who have fled their home countries in search of a better life...
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UNDP and the Ministry of Planning and Development partner to develop low-carbon Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) technologies
SDG 11 SDG 17 SDG 7 SDG 9

UNDP and the Ministry of Planning and Development partner to develop low-carbon Refrigeration and Air Conditioning (RAC) technologies

On November 28th 2018, the Ministry of Planning and Development (MOPD) organized a validation workshop for the joint initiative on “Energy Efficiency through the Development...
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Gender Equality Protocol for Trinidad and Tobago Judicial Officers Launched
SDG 10 SDG 5

Gender Equality Protocol for Trinidad and Tobago Judicial Officers Launched

The Judiciary of Trinidad and Tobago launched a signal publication for ensuring gender justice – The Gender Equality Protocol for...
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UN Cares Training Session held in Trinidad and Tobago
SDG 10

UN Cares Training Session held in Trinidad and Tobago

In Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago, on 16 November 2018, over 45 staff members from UNHCR, ECLAC, and PAHO/WHO, attended the...
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