Overview

What We Do

UNDP aims to create an enabling environment where the Government has the capacities for inclusive and sustainable human development; meet the national commitments. UNDP has been in Trinidad and Tobago for over fifty years, its office was established in 1961 and since then it has introduced several programmes to assist in development, and established many institutions to facilitate national growth. UNDP Trinidad and Tobago is also responsible for Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten.

Our Goals

UNDP focuses on policy and knowledge advisory services that facilitate development. UNDP aims to capacity building in support of continued efforts to eradicate pockets of extreme poverty, facilitate citizen security, enable youth development, promote democratic governance, promote and protect human rights and improve energy and environmental management, and disaster risk reduction.

Promoting SDG Awareness

Members of the UNDP team displaying their chosen SDGs at the National Dialogue on the Sustainable Development Goalsmore

Projects and Initiatives

  • Low Emission Capacity Building (LECB) Project

    This project will seek to develop the weak legislative environment in Trinidad and Tobago for reducing our contribution to the climate change phenomenonmore 

  • Primary Health Care Initiative

    The objective of this technical assistance project is to assist the Government of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago to further enhance the delivery of healthcare services in primary healthcare facilities.more 

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