Thursday, September 4, 2014

Caribbean: Small islands meet to discuss U.N. goals

A group of island nations, some from the Caribbean, met this week during a conference of small islands to strategize for reaching poverty reduction and development goals, which the U.N. asked the developed world to meet by the end of next year. Participating nations — the Bahamas, Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago among them — also forged $1.9 billion in partnerships with the international community to spur progress in meeting the Millennium Development Goals and the post-2015 development agenda.

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