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September 2, 2014

Apia, Samoa 2 September 2014 - Today, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched the GEO SIDS Outlook, part of its flagship Global Environment Outlook (GEO) series. The report, based on the findings of a broad range of SIDS scientists, experts and policy makers, prov...

June 24, 2014

An Introductory E-Course on climate change which is administered by the ONE UN Climate Change Learning Partnership (UN CC:Learn) – a partnership of 33 multilateral organizations which supports Member States in designing and implementing results-oriented and sustainable...

June 17, 2014

We need to make the global economy green. Agriculture provides significant opportunities for growth, investment and jobs to help make this happen.


June 5, 2014

Prime Minister Endorses Green Economy Roadmap to Advance the Island’s Sustainable Development Agenda.


Bridgetown, Barbados, 5 June 2014 - As part of the 2014 World Environment Day celebrations, being hosted by the Government of Barbados, the Minister responsible for th...

June 5, 2014

Ian Somerhalder deliver his speech in Barbados as he is designated UNEP Goodwill Ambassador on World Environment Day.

March 20, 2014

Integrating REDD+ programmes into a Green Economy approach can conserve and even boost the economic and social benefits forests provide to human society. 


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February 24, 2014

When writers search for similes to convey a sense of unfathomable vastness, they often look no further than the ocean—this expansive blue world that humanity is simultaneously removed from and so dependent upon. Yet this idea of limitlessness is misplaced, as we are in...

November 20, 2013

In this month of Independence BARBADOS BUSINESS AUTHORITY this week takes a brief look at aspects of the Barbados economy – its past, present and future.


Once upon a time sugar was king. These days tourism and international business and financial services are the secto...

September 30, 2013

A policy of sustainable development is a matter of survival for Barbados, its Minister today told the United Nations General Assembly, highlighting also debt sustainability and efforts to support the international financial service sector.


In her statement, the Minster...

June 23, 2012

Barbados has reaffirmed its commitment to move to a green economy and has set itself some targets towards achieving that goal.


This assurance was given by Prime Minister Freundel Stuart to United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during bilateral talks as the landm...

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New UNEP Report Outlines Blue-Green Economy and Island Innovation Opportunities in Small Island Developing States

September 2, 2014

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