CDB co-hosts Roundtable Discussion on Gender Equality with CARICOM, UN WomenApplication Deadline:(12/1/2016)-On October 31, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) co-hosted a roundtable discussion in Barbados, “Partnerships for Gender Equality”, with UN Women and the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). The event was part of the agenda for UN Women Executive Director, Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka’s first visit to the Caribbean. The Roundtable took place at the United Nations House.
Thanks for CDB in Haiti after Hurricane MatthewApplication Deadline:(11/18/2016)-As the Government of Haiti continues to use the insurance payout from CCRIF SPC to assist the recovery efforts after Hurricane Matthew, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has been commended for its continued support in ensuring the country has catastrophic risk insurance coverage. CDB has paid Haiti’s insurance premium over the last five years. After the passage of Matthew, the country received USD23.4 million under its tropical cyclone and excess rainfall policies. CDB received the commendation at a meeting in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, which the Hon. Yves Bastien, Haiti’s Minister of Finance, his advisors, Mr. Isaac Anthony, CEO of CCRIF, and a delegation from CDB attended. The Finance Minister said approximately 50% of the payment remains to be spent. Part of the payment from CCRIF has so far been used to provide food and shelter to at least 1.4 million persons who were adversely affected and displaced by Matthew. Bastien said that the money has also been used to purchase medication especially for children, tarpaulins for houses – some […]
Development and Implementation of Community Awareness and Education Programme- GuyanaApplication Deadline: 20 December, 2016 @ 9:00-Consulting services to develop a programme to enhance knowledge of the use and benefits of the coastal defence infrastructure; strengthen community participation in the maintenance and sustainability of both natural and man-made coastal defence systems and enhance community resilience in the project areas.
Consultancy Services to Strengthen The Institutional Framework And Capacity For Development Planning – GuyanaApplication Deadline: 5 December, 2016 @ 12:00-GOVERNMENT OF THE COOPERATIVE REPUBLIC OF GUYANA PROGRAMME TO STRENGTHEN THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK AND CAPACITY FOR DEVELOPMENT PLANNING IN GUYANA- PHASE 1 CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR A PROGRAMME TO STRENGTHEN THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK AND CAPACITY FOR DEVELOPMENT PLANNING IN GUYANA- PHASE 1 REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of a Programme to Strengthen the Institutional Framework and Capacity for Development Planning in Guyana – Phase 1, and intends to apply a portion of the proceeds of this financing to eligible payments under a contract for which this invitation is issued. Payments by CDB will be made only at the request of Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana and upon approval by CDB, and will be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Financing Agreement. The Financing Agreement prohibits withdrawal from the financing account for the purpose of any payment to persons or entities, or for […]