In recognition of the 77th anniversary of the United Nations, and the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s membership to the UN, the UN Jamaica Country Team will commemorate these milestones by engaging national stakeholders in a dialogue on the power of partnerships and the need to accelerate progress and ‘sprint for the goals’. UN Day is commemorated every year on the 24th of October, recognizing the entry into force of the UN Charter in 1945. Today, the urgency for all countries to come together, to fulfil the promise of this founding document, has rarely been greater.
This year, we aim to reaffirm and recognize that our challenges are interconnected and can only be addressed through reinvigorated multilateralism and partnership – principles with which Jamaica continues to lead and exemplify on the global stage. In this regard, the United Nations in Jamaica will commemorate UN77 under the sub-theme: “Partnerships for Peace, Planet and Prosperity- A Sprint for the Goals.”
Enhance engagement and relationships among national stakeholders including government, international development partners, private sector, civil society and youth, for the achievement of Vision 2030 Jamaica.
Build and nurture partnerships to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals.
Commemoration of the 60th anniversary of Jamaica’s membership to the UN and launch of the Annual Partnership Forum. The morning features a signature presentation of Jamaica’s voluntary national review report - a look at the status of the nation's SDG implementation.
Will set the stage and outline the need for driving effective multi-stakeholder partnerships in Jamaica. The Forum will bring together the government, international development partners, private sector, community enterprises, philanthropic foundations, civil society organizations and other thought leaders in order to accelerate momentum for coordinated support to the SDGs in Jamaica.
The UN Jamaica Partnership Forum will serve as a platform to strengthen engagement and relationships across all relevant stakeholders and sectors leading to more transformational whole-of-society approach to partnerships for advancing SDGs in Jamaica.