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Monitoring and evaluation

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Barbados Barbados

Prime Minister ( 2018 - 2023)

Mia Mottley

Government of Barbados

Latest News

ECLAC: Urgent action needed to reach UN 2030 goals

The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, wants urgent attention paid to Caribbean countries in order for them to achieve the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Government reviewing development goals

Government is reviewing its efforts to date to implement the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) within its development policies. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott stated a report will be presented to “the United Nations in July that will outline what we have achieved and the challenges we face”. He said, “In preparing for this review, I assure you that the government will engage the private sector to ensure that its perspective is fully reflected.”

Socio-economic data

National Development Plan

SDG Institutionality

Following the commitment adopted to implement the 2030 Agenda, each country is providing its own institutional and work mandate to monitor its national progress towards the fulfillment of the SDGs. Check out the main elements of this process in each of the 33 LAC countries.


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.

Environmental Treaties
Human Rights Treaties


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