Opposition Leader makes call for better Funding as a Regional Priority

If the Caribbean is to continue to make strides in the 21st Century and achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) then learning, finance and medical assistance must improve at the regional capacity…

Speaking at the launch of the UNDP's recent Caribbean Human Development Report, Opposition Leader of Barbados; Mia Mottley addressed UN delegates and invited guests making a case for better access to funding which in turn gains access to improved health and education which are bulwarks of empowerment for the peoples of this region.

Speaking at the launch of the UNDP’s recent Caribbean Human Development Report, Opposition Leader of Barbados; Mia Mottley addressed UN delegates and invited guests making a case for better access to funding which in turn gains access to improved health and education which are bulwarks of empowerment for the peoples of this region.

Barbados dropped almost 20 notches in the Human Development Index (HDI) standings in the last three years.

Analysis of the United Nations Development Project’s Human Development Report (HDR), which was launched at Hilton Barbados recently, showed that the once top-ranking developing nation was now positioned at 57 out of 188 countries and territories, compared to 38 out of 187 in 2012 when the report was last done.

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