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Caribbean vital to tackling COVID-19, climate change, UN chief tells regional leaders

The twin crises of COVID-19 and climate change present a once in a generation opportunity for the Caribbean and its development partners to form a new alliance for inclusive, sustainable and resilient recovery, the UN Secretary-General told regional Heads of Government on Thursday. 

News in Brief 21 November 2017 (PM)

UN chief urges support for Caribbean countries hit by hurricanes

Caribbean countries need support to rebuild in the aftermath of recent devastating hurricanes and take effective action on climate change.

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Financing SDGs a major concern for Caribbean Community

Ensuring financing so that they can meet the Sustainable Development Goals (

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Ban lauds Caribbean region's commitment to Haiti recovery

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has commended States in the Caribbean region for their commitment to supporting Haiti following the devastating earthquake in January and urged them to continue their engagement there, saying the country will need consistent assistance from the international community to recover.

Annan hails Caribbean Community as a model for regional cooperation

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is a model of how close cooperation can enhance economic growth and promote better relations among countries, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said in a message to CARICOM leaders meeting this week in Grenada.