Country Updates (November 2020)

GuyanaThrough PAGE, UNITAR and UNEP are working with the University of Guyana offering a green trade and industry training from 3-5 November. The training notably targets senior staff of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as the Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Tourism, Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture and the private sector, among other stakeholders.  
Barbados: Through the Throne Speech, Barbados has reconfirmed its commitment to Greening of the Economy, and to greening across sectors, including tourism and Agriculture. Notably, under the heading of The Green and Blue Economy, the Government has recognised and articulated: "The threat of climate change and the fragility of our ecosystems as an island, require us to move to a nature-based solutions and long term green growth and development strategy.” PAGE collaborated on the Ministry of Environments’ contribution and submission to the Speech.