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.
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
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.
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.