• Office of Climate Change facilitates engagement with green Bartica stakeholders

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), this afternoon, hosted a meeting with representatives from the United Nations Environment (UNE), the Ministry of Communities, and other key stakeholders to ensure that there is synergy in their collaboration on the project to transition Bartica into a model ‘green’ town.

  • Office of Climate Change launches website -to raise public awareness, provide up to date information

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, today, officially launched its website, www. climatechange.gov.gy, as part of the it’s programmatic responsibility to enhance the availability of quality climate change and other related environmental data to its partners and other stakeholders.

  • Office of Climate Change rolls out 2018 school outreach programme -51 schools across Guyana to benefit

    A climate change education and sensitisation campaign aimed at raising awareness about the phenomena and what it means for Guyana was today launched at the St. Ambrose Primary School.

  • Office of Climate Change targets schools

    Climate Change Awareness is reaching more schools in Guyana as the Office of Climate Change (OCC) continues to work towards guarding the country against this global threat.

    The Climate Change Awareness Outreach started two years ago to enlighten students on the effects of climate change.

  • Project to address water scarcity in Region Nine advances – OCC Head

    A Project funded under the Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Programme (JCCP) to address the water scarcity problems in the Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) is gaining momentum.

  • Stakeholders to give feedback on draft proposal for ‘green’ agenda funding

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC), which falls under the purview of the Ministry of the Presidency, this morning, hosted its third and final workshop to gather feedback from key stakeholders on the proposed Country Work Programme. The one-day Elaboration of the Country Work Programme for Engagement with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) Validation Workshop saw the participation of stakeholders from over 20 government and non-governmental organisations at the Herdmanston Lodge Hotel, Anira Street, Georgetown.

  • STEM Guyana preparing Bartica youths to drive ‘green’ development

    In an effort to equip teachers, students and residents of Bartica with the technological skills that can assist in providing modern solutions to the challenges of transitioning Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) to the first model ‘green’ town in Guyana and the Caribbean as envisioned by President David Granger, the Office of Climate Change (OCC),

  • STEM pilot programme launched in Bartica

    The Office of Climate Change (OCC) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, today, launched the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) pilot programme in Bartica, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven).

  • The Office of Climate Change Educating and empowering the younger generation to take action

    GUYANA becoming a ‘green’ state forms a major part of President David Granger’s vision for the country’s advancement by ensuring environmental sustainability is aligned with economic development.

    Since his assumption to office, President Granger has placed Guyana squarely on the path towards the sustainable exploitation of resources, and the protection and proper management of the environment as this small South America country takes up the giant task of using its resources to combat the effects of climate change and global warming.

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