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.
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.