Caribbean Action 2030 is a three day Conference organised to advance and accelerate regional action on the Sustainable Development Goals, also known as Agenda 2030. The conference is hosted by the Government of Jamaica and organized by the United Nations in the Caribbean in partnership with the University of the West Indies.
Delegates will discuss specific recommendations for advancing action on the SDGs in four key areas: 1) resource mobilization (2) civil society action, (3) capacity building (4) strong supportive research. A partnership framework focused on these four areas will advance action in the post conference period.
Ministers of Government, high level technical experts, academia, private sector, civil society and youth from the English and Dutch speaking Caribbean countries come together for three days, joined by a number of French and Spanish speaking Caribbean countries as observers.
Caribbean Action 2030 is a major event for Caribbean countries, particularly the eighteen countries that are signatories of the United Nations Multi-country Sustainable Development Framework (UN MSDF) for the Caribbean region - the new combined regional programme of development assistance to the region offered by the United Nations in the Caribbean. Delegates will assess progress and advancements regarding Agenda 2030 amid the opportunities and challenges. The conference will be held at the Regional Headquarters of the University of the West Indies and at the Faculty of Law on the Mona Campus.