Project ID JAM0125780

The Reducing Small Arms & Light Weapons in Jamaica joint programme is geared at reducing violence and the proliferation of illicit firearms. The joint programme is aligned to Jamaica's National Development Goal 2- "The Jamaican society is secure, cohesive and just" and several Sustainable Development Goals, and will be jointly implemented by the following UN entities: UNDP, UNODA, UNLIREC, UNODC, UNESCO. UNESCO, as lead UN agency on Quality Education, will address conflict resolution in a school setting strengthening educator's capacities as well as by enhancing youth empowerment, strengthening capacities of youth for them to become responsible citizens.

  • On-going

USD 53,500

Total Project Budget

USD 44,346

Total Incurred Expenditures


Start Date 2022.05.30
End Date 2023.06.30
Benchmark as of 2023.03.31

Geographical Scope and Beneficiaries

Country Allocation

Financial plan

Type of Funding Uses of Funding Sources of Funding Project Budget (USD) Incurred Expenditures (USD)
Voluntary Contribution - Tightly Earmarked Social and human sciences United Nations Development Programme 53,500 44,346

Project contributes to

Contribution to UNESCO Results Framework 2022-2025
Sector: Social and human sciences
Outcome 7 - Promote inclusion and combat discrimination, hate speech and stereotypes Output: 7.SHS4 - Member States capacities strengthened to devise and prioritize effective youth policies and interventions that provide youth with opportunities to meaningfully engage in policy-making and to scale up youth-led solutions at global, regional, national and local level
Contribution to Sustainable Development Goals
  • 50%
  • 50%
UNESCO Global Priorities and Priority Groups
  • Gender Equality | 20%
  • Youth | 60%
  • Small Island Developing States | 100%