Saturday, May 25, 2024

United Nations Children’s Fund

New food booths for vendors at Central Park

In May, the San Pedro Town Council (SPTC) indicated that they would improve the facilities of the food vendors at Central Park, and on Tuesday, July 4th, the erection of the first booth was observed. According to the SPTC, these new booths will include upgrades to provide better services and increase food safety at the park. These new food booths will come with a rental fee and regulations for renters.

Government of Belize and UNICEF Enter into Partnership to Transform Education Through Technology

The Government of Belize officially partnered with Giga: a global initiative by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) to connect every school to the Internet and every young person to information, opportunity, and choice.

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Joint Programme Launched to Support Social Protection and Local Economic Development in Belize

The Government of Belize along with the programme's Participating United Nations Organizations (PUNOs)— International Labour Organization - Caribbean Office (ILO), United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF Belize) and World Food Programme (WFP) —last Thursday launched the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Joint Programme to support in building a resilient Belize through universal, adaptive and sustainable social protection and local economic development.

The Child Development Foundation (CDF) Launches Family Toolkit with Support from the Spotlight Initiative

The Child Development Foundation (CDF) launched a Family Violence Prevention Toolkit at the George Price Center for Peace and Development in Belmopan City to continue their support to faith-based, civil society, and community leaders to work with families in addressing the root causes of family violence. Leaders were supported through workshops training sessions that address cultural and gender norms which, in turn, support the root causes of family violence in their communities and organizations. Consequently, leaders who take part in training, are better equipped to promote gender equality and family violence in the communities they serve.

SPTC launches Clean- up Campaign 2016

As the rainy season nears, an aggressive clean-up campaign has been launched in San Pedro Town by the SPTC.

School Cooks receive food safety and handling training

School cooks from San Pedro and Caye Caulker participated in a two day workshop on food safety and handling. The workshop was a collaboration...

San Pedro signed on to become a Sustainable and Child Friendly Municipality

The San Pedro Town Council joined other municipalities and cities throughout the country to sign on to an agreement to become a Sustainable and...