Antigua and Barbuda
Monitoring and evaluation
ECLAC and the OECS Establish an Enhanced Programme of Action on the Escazú Agreement in the Eastern Caribbean
The Executive Secretary of United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Ms. Alicia Bárcena, and the Director-General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dr. Didacus Jules, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding establishing an “Enhanced Programme of Action on the Escazú Agreement in the Eastern Caribbean.”
Antigua & Barbuda: Gov't announces record $1.7 billion budget
The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced a record $1.7 billion dollar budget for fiscal year 2020. Prime Minister Gaston Browne who is also the Minister of Finance, presented the budget themed ‘Growth and development for the benefit of all,’ on Thursday.
Regulatory framework for the environment and human rights
The implementation of the SDGs requires the participation of all stakeholders. The State, as the main responsible agent for fulfilling the commitments of the 2030 Agenda, must promote this participation through normative, political, economic and social incentives that create multi-stakeholder enabling environments.