Volunteerism is a powerful means of engaging people in tackling development challenges, and it can transform the pace and nature of development. Volunteerism benefits both society at large and the individual volunteer by strengthening trust, solidarity and reciprocity among citizens, and by purposefully creating opportunities for participation.
The Eastern and Southern Caribbean Youth Assessment (ESCYA) was designed to provide the United States Agency for International Development, Mission to Barbados and Eastern Caribbean (USAID/BEC), with a cross-sectoral analysis of the regional youth development landscape, paying particular attention to the needs of “at-risk” and vulnerable youth.
This report of the Youth at Risk Committee seeks to put in perspective equity vis a vis equal opportunity. It seeks to move beyond the narrow concept of sameness and to embrace the concepts of difference in the multi-cultural, multi-class society of Trinidad and Tobago.
The Country Common Assessment (CCA) is analytical and planning instrument developed by the United Nations (UN) to assist the UN County Teams worldwide to identify and formulate joint programme plans. The CCA is intended to analyze the national development situation and to identify key development issues in Trinidad and Tobago.
UNDP is a solution-oriented, knowledge-based development organization, supporting countries to reach their own development objectives and internationally agreed goals, including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).