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June, 2019

Recently, CAPRI’s Director of Research, Dr Diana Thorburn, met with Sharon Coburn Robinson, Senior Director (Acting) at the Bureau of Gender Affairs to discuss how Jamaica can move to include women in its development goals.
 

June, 2019

Low labour productivity and unpaid care work continue to be barriers to women’s engagement in the labour market, and thereby hindrances to Jamaica’s continued development.
 

CAPRI's status update on Jamaica in its attainment of the SDGs
May, 2019

Recently, CAPRI researcher Monique Graham travelled to Bogota, Colombia to attend the conference ‘Measuring Sustainable Development Goals in Latin America and Caribbean Cities: Exchange of Experiences and Best Practice’, where she presented on the attainment of sustainable development goals (SDGs) in Jamaica.  The presentation highlighted that J

CAPRI launches Environmental Regulatory Framework Study
November, 2018

For at least 30 years there has been a long list of worthwhile intentions, incomplete policies and many public statements at the highest-level assuring commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. However, the Jamaican government has failed to operationalize any of these.

CAPRI meets with Minister Williams
November, 2018

While Jamaica is no stranger to the core concepts of the care economy, it has not met its commitments to a host of international agreements that pledge to address the care economy, including and perhaps most significantly the Global Goals which are incorporated into Jamaica’s own national development plan Vision 2030.

CAPRI launches Tax Efficiency Study
November, 2018

With a society like Jamaica that has a large informal economy, a progressive tax burden falls largely on a limited group of wage earners – mainly on public sector middle-income earners.

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