UNICEF Eastern Caribbean Office

Social Policy Mapping for Children in the Eastern Caribbean

Database documents

 

Version April 2007

 

Planning

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global

 

General

1.        UN Millennium Declaration Resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly

2.        Fourth World Conference on Women, 1995, Beijing

3.        A World Fit for Children, UNGASS, 2002

4.        Summit Declaration of the World Summit for Social Development, 1995

5.        World Summit Outcome 2005

6.        Enhancing Social Protection and Reducing Vulnerability in a Globalizing World - Report of the Secretary-General, 2001

7.        A new consensus on social security, ILO, 2001

8.        World Bank Social protection strategy, 2000

Child protection

9.        The Paris Commitments to Protect Children from unlawful recruitment or use by armed forces or armed groups, 1997

10.      The Paris Commitments to Protect Children from unlawful recruitment or use by armed forces or armed groups, 2007

11.      Vienna Declaration and Programme of Action. Adopted by the World Conference on Human Rights in Vienna, 1993

12.      The Stockholm Declaration and agenda for action, -First World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Stockholm, 1996

13.      The Yokohama Global Commitment, 2nd World Congress against Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, 2001

14.      Draft Report on small arms and light weapons and sustainable development, ACP-EU joint Parliamentary Assembly - Committee on Political Affairs, 2006

15.      UN Resolution on the Rights of the Child – violence against children, UN, 2007

16.      Developing Policies to Prevent Injuries and Violence: Guidelines for Policymakers and Planners, WHO, 2006

HIV/AIDS

17.      The Global Advocacy agenda, Global Network of people living with AIDS + policy platform

18.      Unite for Children, Unite against AIDS, 2005

19.      Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS, UN General Assembly, 2001

20.      HIV/AIDS and education, a strategic approach, 2003

21.      Mainstreaming aids in development instruments and processes at national level, A review of experiences, WB-UNDP-UNAIDS, 2005

Youth

22.      Belfast Declaration, International Association of Youth and Family Judges and Magistrates - XVII World Congress, Belfast, 2006

23.      International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), Cairo: Programme of Action, 1994

24.      Lisbon Declaration on youth policies and programmes, 1998

25.      World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, UNGA, 1995

26.      Policies and programmes involving youth: tenth anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, UNGA, 2005

27.      International comparison of national youth policies, GTZ-ICNYP, 2005

 

Early Childhood Development

28.      World Declaration on Education for All – Framework for action to meet basic learning needs, World Conference on Education for all Jomtien, 1990

29.      The Dakar framework for Action – Education for all , Dakar, 2000

30.      Implementing the global strategy for infant and young child feeding, WHO, 2003

 

 

 

 

 

 

Regional

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

General

1.  Towards an OECS development strategy, OECS, November 2000

2.  The Kingston Consensus. 5th Interministerial meeting on children and social policy in the Americas, 2000

3.  Creative and productive citizens for the 21st Century, CARICOM, 1997

4.  The Montego Bay Declaration, CARICOM, 1997

5.  The Belize commitment to action for the right of the child, 1996

6.  Report of the high-level ministerial dialogue – social security and sustainable social development in the Caribbean, UN ECLAC, 2006

7.  Social protection and poverty reducation in the Caribbean. Draft Regional report, EU-DFID-CDB, 2004

8.  The Status of social policy and social development programmes in the OECS, OECS secretariat, 2005

9.  Social policy framework: a new vision for social development in the OECS, presentation C.Thomas, 2001

Child protection

10.      Commitment to a strategy against commercial sexual exploitation and other forms of sexual violence against children and adolescents in the LAC region, Inter-American Congress against Sexual Exploitation of Children,  Montevideo, 2001

11.      Consensus - The Regional Symposium on Juvenile Justice in the Caribbean, UNICEF, Barbados, 2000

HIV/AIDS

Action plans

12.     Strategic Plan for Scaling Up HIV/AIDS Care and Treatment in the OECS Sub Region 2003–2007. Organization of Eastern Caribbean States Working Group on HIV/AIDS, April 2003

13.     Caribbean Regional Strategic Plan of Action for HIV/AIDS. Caribbean Task Force on HIV/AIDS. August 2000.

14.     A Plan of Action for the CARICOM Secretariat in the Response to the HIV/AIDS Pandemic in the Caribbean. CARICOM Secretariat, July 2002.

15.     Action Plan on Law, Ethics and Human Rights to Implement Priority Area 1 of the Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS 2002-2006. Prepared for CARICOM by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network, October 2002

16.     Champions for Change III Conference to accelerate the media’s role in reducing HIV/AIDS and stigma and discrimination, plan of action, 8-9 December 2006

17.     5 year strategic plan, Caribbean Regional Network of Persons living with HIV/AIDS, 2003-2007, 2003

Declarations

18.      The Caribbean Partnership Commitment: A Declaration of Commitment to the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS. Signed at the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, February 14, 2001.

19.      Nassau Declaration on Health 2001: The Health of the Region is the Wealth of the Region. Signed at the CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting, July 6, 2001.

20.      The Caribbean Regional Strategic Framework for HIV/AIDS 2002–2006. Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS. March 2002.

21.      A  Declaration of Commitment to reduce stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS, issued on the occasion of Champions for Change III: Conference to Accelerate the Media’s Role in Helping to Reduce Stigma and Discrimination

22.      HIV/AIDS Workplace policy for the education sector in the Caribbean, UNESCO/ILO – ongoing Social Care delivery framework, with support of UNDP

23.      Caribbean Summit of Children on HIV/AIDS, UNICEF-MST, 2004

Youth

24.      Declaration of the Caribbean Sub regional meeting to assess the implementation of the ICPD PoA, 2003,

25.      Caricom Youth Ambassadors, Strategic Plan 2002-2005

Education - ECD

26.      The Buenos Aires Declaration on Education, UNESCO/Ministers of LAC, 2007

27.      Caribbean Plan of Action for Early Childhood Education Care and Development 1997-2002, CARICOM, 1997

28.      Education for All in the Americas : Regional Framework of Action Adopted by the Regional Meeting on Education for All in the Americas, 2000

29.      Caribbean Workshop on the WHO/UNICEF Global Strategy for Infant Young Child Feeding and the New WHO Child Growth Standards, Martinique, 2005

30.      ECD Strategy for the OECS, 1991

31.      Regional ECD Action Plan, CARICOM, 2002

 

Donors

 

 

General

1.        Regional assistance plan for the Caribbean, DFID, June 2004

2.        PAHO/WHO Eastern Caribbean Cooperation Strategy 2006-2009: Medium Term Cooperation Strategy For Barbados and the OECS, 2005

3.        Eastern Caribbean Subregional Country Assistance Strategy, World Bank, 2001

4.        Sustainable development strategy for the Caribbean Region – 2005-2009, USAID/J-CAR, 2004

5.        EU-Caribbean partnership document, EC, 2006

6.        Strategy paper: A Framework for Monitoring the MDGs and Sustainable Human Development in the CARICOM Region (FINAL DRAFT) by the UNDP Sub-regional Office for Barbados and the OECS

7.        Achieving the Millennium Development Goals: The Middle-Income Countries A strategy for DFID: 2005–2008

8.        CIDA Sustainable Development Strategy: 2007–2009

9.        Promoting an integrated social protection framework for the Caribbean, DFID/EU/CDB/UNDP/Worldbank, Presentation, 2005

HIV/AIDS

10.      Grant agreement CARICOM-Global Fund against HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

11.      Regional HIV/STI Plan for the Health Sector 2006-2015, PAHO

12.      The World Bank’s Global HIV/AIDS Program of Action, 2005

13.      ILO/UNAIDS Meeting on AIDS and the world of work in Latin America and the Caribbean – Proposal for summary and follow-up actions, ILO/UN AIDS, 2006

 

 

 

 

National

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

National

Antigua and Barbuda

 

Planning

 

1.        Antigua and Barbuda - European Community, Country Strategy Paper and Indicative Programme for the period 2001 – 2007

2.        Antigua and Barbuda National Plan to Reduce the Vulnerability of School Buildings to Natural Disasters, 1998

 

 

Barbados

 

  1. Barbados – EC, Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2002 – 2007
  2. A Country Strategy for Barbados, IADB, 2005
  3. National Strategy Plan for Barbados, 2005-2025

 

 

British Virgin Islands

 

  1. CDB- British Virgin Islands – Country poverty assessment report volume I, 2003
  2. CDB- British Virgin Islands – Country poverty assessment report volume II, 2003
  3. National Integrated Development Strategy, 1999-2003 - Conceptual Framework

 

 

Dominica

 

  1. Dominica - European Community Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2002 - 2007
  2. Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper PRSP – Medium Term and Growth and Social protection Strategy, 2006
  3. CDB-Dominica – Country poverty assessment report volume I, 2003
  4. CDB-Dominica – Country poverty assessment report volume II, 2003
  5. Dominica i-PRSP, 2004

 

 

Grenada

 

  1. Grenada – EC - Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2001 – 2007
  2. CDB-Grenada, Poverty Assessment Report, 1999 – volume 1
  3. CDB-Grenada, Poverty Assessment Report, 1999 – volume 2
  4. Grenada, i-PRSP, 2006
  5. Grenada Policy for Early Childhood Development
  6. Presentation situation of PRSPs in Grenada, UNDP, 2005

 

Montserrat

 

1. Making Ends Meet. Participatory Poverty and Hardship Assessment (PPHA), Montserrat, 2001

 

St.Kitts and Nevis

 

  1. St.Kitts and Nevis – EC, Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2001 – 2007, 2002
  2. CDB- St.Kitts and Nevis, Poverty Assessment Report, 2001

 

 

 

St.Lucia

 

  1. St Lucia - European Community - Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2001 – 2007
  2. CDB-St.Lucia - Poverty Assessment Report – extract, 1996
  3. Interim Poverty Reduction Strategy and Action plan for St. Lucia, 2003
  4. Saint Lucia Country Report, UNGASS on HIV/AIDS, 2006
  5. National Sports policy in St. Lucia

 

 

 

St. Vincent and the Grenadines

 

  1. St. Vincent and the Grenadines – European Community, Country Strategy Paper and National Indicative Programme for the period 2002 – 2007
  2. CDB- St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Poverty Assessment Report – extract
  3. Strenghtening the integration of MDGs in PRSPs- Presentation UNDP, 2005

 

Turks and Caicos Islands

 

  1. CDB- Turks and Caicos Islands, Poverty Assessment Report, 2001
  2. Turks and Caicos 2003-2007 Policy agenda

 

 

Legal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global

 

General

Conventions

1.        Convention on the Rights of the Child, United Nations, 1989

2.        Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW), 1979

3.        Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, 1966

4.        Convention on Social policy, C117, ILO, 1962

5.        Social Security (minimum standards) Convention, C 102, ILO, 1952

Declarations

6.        Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child, 1924

7.        Declaration of the Rights of the Child, UN GA, 1959

8.        Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948

Other

9.        The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, UN, 1966

10.     The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 1966

11.     Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, 1998

12.     Charter of the United Nations, 1945

Child protection

Conventions

13.     ILO Minimum Age Convention 138, 1973

14.     ILO Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention 182, 1999

15.     International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, 1990

16.     Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, 1984

17.     United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime and its two protocols, adopted by UN,  2001

Guidelines, principles and rules

18.     Guidelines for the Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency, The United Nations 1990

19.     Rules for the Protection of Juveniles Deprived of their Liberty, The United Nations 1990

20.     Standard Minimum Rules for Non-custodial Measures – The Tokyo Rules, The United Nations, 1990

21.     Guidelines for Action on Children in the Criminal Justice System, UN Ecosoc, 1997

22.     Guidelines in Matters involving Child Victims and Witnesses of Crime, The United Nations, 2004

23.     The United Nations Basic Principles on the use of Restorative Justice Programmes in Criminal Matters, ECOSOC, 2000

24.     Standard Minimum Rules for the Administration of Juvenile Justice (Beijing Rules), United Nations 1985

Optional Protocols

25.     Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, 2000

26.     Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, 2000

27.     Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

General Comments and Declarations

28.     Declaration on the Protection of Women and Children in Emergency and Armed Conflict, UN GA, 1974

29.     Declaration on the Elimination of Violence against Women, UN, 1993

30.     General Comment No.10 on Children’s rights in Juvenile Justice, 2007

HIV/AIDS and life skills

31.     ILO Code of practice on HIV/AIDS in the workplace

 

Youth

32.     World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, UNGA, 1995

33.     Policies and programmes involving youth: tenth anniversary of the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, UNGA, 2005

 

Early childhood development

34.     The ILO Maternity Protection Convention (No.183)

 

Regional

General

1.      Inter-American Convention on Support Obligations, 1989

2.        Inter-American Convention to facilitate disaster assistance

3.        Compilación de observaciones finales del Comité de los Derechos del Niño sobre países de América Latina y el Caribe (1993-2006), UNICEF- OACNUDH, 2006

Child protection

4.        Inter-American Convention on the international return of children, 1989,

5.        Inter-American Convention on conflict of laws concerning the adoption of minors, 1984,

6.        Inter-American Convention on trafficking in minors, 1994,

7.        Inter-American Convention on the prevention, punishment and eradication of violence against women “Convention of Belem do Para”, 1994

8.        Inter-American Convention against the illicit manufacturing of and trafficking in firearms, ammunition, explosives, and other related materials, 1997

 

 

 

Sub-regional

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Caricom- OECS

 

General

CARICOM model legislation

1.        CARICOM Model Harmonization Act regarding equality of opportunity and treatment in employment and occupation

2.        CARICOM Model Legislation on Equality for Women in Employment

3.        CARICOM Model Legislation on Equal pay

Reporting on conventions

4.        The Convention on the Rights of the Child and Law Reform in the Caribbean: fifteen years later, UNICEF, Word version, 2005

Other

5.        Official text of the Treaty Establishing the Caribbean Community, signed at Chaguaramas, Trinidad and Tobago on 4 July 1973

6.        Revised Treaty of Chaguaramas establishing the Caribbean Community including the CARICOM Single Market and Economy, 2001

7.        CARICOM agreement on social security, 1996

8.        Treaty establishing the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, 1968

9.        Protocol VII Disadvantaged countries, regions and sectors,  Protocol amending the treaty establishing the Caribbean Community

10.      Protocol V : Agricultural policy, Protocol amending the treaty establishing the Caribbean Community, CARICOM, 1998

Child protection

CARICOM model legislation

11.      CARICOM Explanatory Memorandum on Model Legislation on Maintenance

12.      CARICOM Explanatory Memorandum on Model Legislation on Sexual offences

13.      CARICOM Explanatory Memorandum on Model Legislation on Sexual Harassment

14.      CARICOM Explanatory memorandum on Model Legislation on Domestic violence

15.      CARICOM Explanatory Memorandum on Model Legislation on Citizenship

16.      CARICOM Model Law on Occupational Safety and Health and the Working Environment

OECS

17.      Family Law and domestic violence - Green paper, OECD, 2003

18.      Status of the Children draft model bills, OECS and Turks and Caicos islands, 2006

19.      Child Care and adoption draft model Bill, OECS and Turks and Caicos islands, 2006

20.      Domestic Violence draft model bill, OECS and Turks and Caicos islands, 2006

21.      Juvenile Justice draft model bill, OECS and Turks and Caicos islands, 2006

Other

22.      Caribbean Treaty on Mutual Legal Assistance in Serious Criminal Matters, 2005

23.      Juvenile Justice in the Caribbean. An overview, Hazel Thompson–Ahye , UNICEF, 1997

24.      A Review of the Child Labour Laws in the Caribbean - A Guide to Legislative Reform, ILO, 2005

Education

25.      Model Education Bill for the OECS

26.      Quality Education for All  - A Human Rights Issue, UNESCO-PRELAC, 2007

 

National

 

Antigua and Barbuda

National legislation

1.        National Economic and Social Council Act 2004

2.        Childcare and protection act, 2003

3.        Sexual Offenses Act, 1995

Reporting

4.        CRC initial state report, 2003

5.        Concluding Observations on Antigua and Barbuda, 2004

6.        UN CRC Committee Meeting on Antigua and Barbuda, 2004

7.        NGO CRC report on Antigua and Barbuda

8.        CEDAW combined report, 1995

 

 

Barbados

National legislation

1.        Juvenile Offenders Act, 1998

2.        Domestic Violence (protection orders) Act, 1993

3.        Barbados Protection of Children Act, 1991

4.        Minors Act, 1985

Reporting

5.        UN-CCPR, List of issues to be taken up in conjunction with the consideration of the 3rd periodic report of Barbados, 2006

6.        UN-CCPR, 3rd periodic report of Barbados, 2006

7.        CEDAW State Report, 2000

8.        Meeting on CRC follow-up Barbados, UN, 1999

9.        CRC Initial State Report, 1997

10.     Barbados Core document forming part of States parties, 1998

11.     State party CEDAW Report, 2000

12.     CEDAW report on Barbados, 2002

Other

13.     A Review of Child Labour Laws of Barbados - A Guide to Legislative Reform, ILO, 2005

 

 

British Virgin Islands

National legislation

1.        1996 Domestic Violence Act

Reporting

2.        CRC- Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (Overseas Territories) : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

3.        UN Committee against Torture, Conclusions and recommendations : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2004

4.        Concluding Observations of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, UN, 2002

5.        Core document forming part of States parties, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2001

6.        Comments by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the reports of the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories, UN CCPR, 2002

7.        CEDAW Concluding observations for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1999

8.        CEDAW State Report, 2003

 

 

Commonwealth of Dominica

National legislation

1.        1998 Sexual Offences Act

Reporting

2.        CRC Initial State Report, 2003

3.        CRC Concluding observations, 2004

4.        Dominica Ngo report on the CRC, Christians Children’s fund, 2003

 

Grenada

National legislation

1.        1998 Child Protection Act

2.        1994 Adoption Act

3.        1993 Criminal Code

4.        1991 Status of Children Act

Reporting

5.        CRC Initial State Report, 1997

6.        CRC Concluding Comments,2000

7.        CRC Meeting, UN Geneva, 2000

 

Montserrat

National legislation

1.        1995 Family Act

Reporting

2.        CRC- Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (Overseas Territories): United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

3.        UN Committee against Torture, Conclusions and recommendations : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2004

4.        Concluding Observations of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, UN, 2002

5.        Core document forming part of States parties, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2001

6.        Comments by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the reports of the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories, UN CCPR, 2002

 

 

St.Lucia

National legislation

1.        1997 Family Court Act

2.        1995 Teaching service regulation

3.        1995 Domestic Violence Act

Reporting

4.        CRC Concluding Observations, 2005

5.        CRC Initial State Report, 2004

6.        Concluding comments of the Committee CEDAW, 2006

7.        Saint Lucia Civil Code Reform Project - A Joint Project of CIDA and the Government of Saint Lucia, 2004

 

St.Kitts and Nevis

National legislation

1.        1994 Probation and Child Welfare Board Act

Reporting

2.        CRC state party report, 1997

3.        CRC Concluding observations, 1999

4.        Meeting report CRC, 2000

5.        CEDAW Combined reports of state parties, 2002

 

St.Vincent and the Grenadines

National legislation

1.        1995 Domestic Violence Act

2.        1994 Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act

3.        1993 Criminal Amendment Code

4.        1992 Family Court Act

Reporting

5.        CRC State Report, 2000

6.        CRC Concluding observations, 2002

7.        NGO report on the implementation of CRC, St.Vincent and Grenadines Human Rights report, 2002

8.        CEDAW Combined reports of state parties, 1991

 

 

Turks and Caicos islands

National legislation

1.        Turks and Caicos Constitution

Reporting

2.        CRC- Concluding Observations of the Committee on the Rights of the Child (Overseas Territories): United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

3.        UN Committee against Torture, Conclusions and recommendations : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2004

4.        Concluding Observations of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights : United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, UN, 2002

5.        Core document forming part of States parties, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - Dependent Territories, 2001

6.        Comments by the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on the reports of the United Kingdom and the Overseas Territories, UN CCPR, 2002

7.        CEDAW Concluding observations for the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, 1999

8.        CEDAW State Report, 2003

 

Finance

 

Global

 

General

Budget analysis

1.        Influencing budgets for children’s rights, UNICEF, 2004

2.        Engendering Budgets. A Practitioners Guide to Understanding and Implementing Gender-responsive Budgets, Commonwealth Secretariat, 2003

3.        Gender in public expenditure reviews, World Bank, 2003

4.        Gender Budgeting, IMF, 2004

               Decentralised financing

5.        Microfinance against child labour: technical guidelines, ILO IPEC, 2004

Financing

6.        World Summit Outcomes, United Nations, 2005

7.        Review of trends and perspectives in funding for development cooperation, Note by the UN Secretary-General, 2006

8.        A global social trust network: Investing in the World's social future - Report and documentation of a feasibility study, ILO, 2002

Early Childhood Development

9.        The uses of cost analysis in Early Child Care and Development (ECCD) programs, IADB, 1997

10.      Investing in Every Child: An economic study of the costs and benefits of eliminating child labour, ILO IPEC, 2003

11.      Exceptional Returns – Economic, Fiscal and Social benefits of investment in Early Childhood Development., Economic Policy Institute, 2004

12.      Financing Early Childhood Care and Education services, OECD, 1998

 

 

 

Regional

General

  1. 20/20 Vision for Social Investment: A Preliminary Analysis of Human Development Priority Expenditure in Seven Eastern Caribbean Countries, UNICEF CAO, 1997
  2. Investing in children and adolescents. Arguments and approaches for advocacy, UNICEF TACRO, 2003

Child protection

  1. How to make the law Work?, Budgetary Implications of Domestic Violence Policies in Latin America, ICRW, 2003

Early Childhood Development

  1. ECD Costing model Excel template, Child Focus III Project , 2004
  2. A model for financing and investing in ECD in the Caribbean region, Child Focus II Project – IADB, 2004
  3. Second Caribbean Conference on Early Childhood Education - Summary Report – The Value of Early Childhood Education and Development –The case for investment, UNICEF, 1997

 

 

 

National

 

Antigua and Barbuda

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

Barbados

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

British Virgin Islands

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

Commonwealth of Dominica

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

Grenada

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Budget Speech 2007
  3. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

Montserrat

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Budget speech 2006
  3. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

St..Lucia

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

St.Kitts and Nevis

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

St.Vincent and the Grenadines

 

  1. Central Government Fiscal Operations, 2005
  2. Balance of Payments, 2005

 

Turks and Caicos islands

 

 

 

Implementation and monitoring

 

 

Social protection and poverty

 

Global

UN reports

  1. Emerging issues for children, UN Ecosoc, 2000
  2. Sustained economic growth for social development, including poverty eradication and hunger, Report of the UN Secretary-General, 2006
  3. The State of the World’s Children, UN, 2007
  4. We the children, UN,  2001,
  5. Creating an environment at the national and international levels conducive to generating full and productive employment and decent work for all, and its impact on sustainable development, Report of the UN Secretary-General, 2005
  6. Establishing social statistical databases for evidence-based social policy formulation in the Caribbean, UN ECLAC –CDCC, 2001

Other

  1. Gender and Risk in the Design of Social Protection Interventions, World Bank, 2002
  2. Investing in Development: A Practical Plan to Achieve the Millennium Development Goals, J.Sachs, 2005
  3. Trade and employment. Challenges for policy research, ILO-WTO, 2007
  4. Implementing the 20/20 initiative – achieving universal access to basic social services, UNICEF, UNDP, UNESCO, UNFPA and World Bank
  5. Poverty Reduction begins with children, UNICEF, 2000
  6. Progress since the world summit for children, 1990-2000, UNICEF, 2001
  7. Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness, 2005

Regional

Situation Analyses (SITAN)

  1. Situation Analysis (SITAN), UNICEF ECO, 2007
  2. Situation Analysis (SITAN), UNICEF CAO, 2002
  3. Situation Analysis (SITAN), UNICEF CAO, 1998
  4. Situation Analysis (SITAN), UNICEF CAO, 1991
  5. Situation Analysis (SITAN), UNICEF CAO, 1987

Other

  1. The Millenium Development Goals: A Latin American & Caribbean Perspective, UN ECLAC, 2005
  2. The MDGs in the Eastern Caribbean: A progress report, UNDP, 2003
  3. Human Development Report, OECS/UNDP, 2002
  4. A world fit for children, follow-up report for the Caribbean,  2005
  5. Social Services Delivery in the OECS and Turks and Caicos Islands, UNICEF, Barbados, 2003
  6. Shaping the future of social protection: access, finance and solidarity, UN ECLAC, 2006
  7. Review of the implementation of the Cairo programme of Action in the Caribbean (1994-2004). Achievements and constraints, UNECLAC/UNFPA, 2004
  8. A Time to Choose: Caribbean Development in the 21st Century, World Bank, 2005

National

  1. Core Welfare Indicators Questionnaire Survey  Grenada, 2005
  2. Core Welfare Indicators Questionnaire Survey  St.Lucia, 2004
  3. Social protection and poverty reduction in the Caribbean: examining policy and practice. St. Lucia Country review. Salises/EU-CDB-DFID, 2004
  4. Research study on Social Protection and Poverty Reduction in the Caribbean: examining policy and practice. Grenada Country report, CDB, 2004

 

 

 

 

Child protection

Global

Violence against children

1.        Violence related to children and adolescents in conflict with the law - oral report. Background note for executive board, UNICEF, 2006

2.        Violence Against Children. Report of the independent expert for the United Nations study on violence against children, UN, 2006

3.        Hitting is wrong and children are people too - A practical handbook for organizations and institutions challenging corporal punishment of children, Save the Children / End all corporal punishment for children

4.        Positive discipline in the inclusive learning-friendly classroom. A guide for teachers and teachers educators, UNESCO, 2006

5.        Educate. Don’t punish, Manual, Save the Children

6.        Love, power and violence. A comparative analysis of physical and humiliating punishment patterns, Save the Children, 2005

7.        Ending physical and humiliating punishment. A manual for action, Save the Children, 2005

8.        Our right to be protected against violence. UN Secretariat, 2006

9.        Manual for the Measurement of Indicators on Violence Against Children, UNICEF, 2006

10.      Educating for Peace Changing the Culture of the Classroom, Colleen Winter-Brathwaite. Monograph series No. 20, UNESCO 2000.

Trafficking

  1. Child trafficking – A handbook for parliamentarians, UNICEF, 2005
  2. Training manual for combating trafficking in women and children, Safe the Children – UN IAP- IOM, 2002

Other

13.      Profiting from Abuse, UNICEF, 2001

  1. Child protection – A handbook for parliamentarians, UNICEF, 2005

15.      International criminal justice and children, UNICEF Centro Innocenti, 2002

16.      Child Protection Information sheets, UNICEF, 2006

Regional

Violence against children

17.      Violence Against Children in the Caribbean Region Regional Assessment, UNICEF, 2007

18.      Report on Youth Forum and on the Caribbean regional consultation on the UN Secretary General study on violence against children, UNICEF ECO, 2005

19.      Regional assessment .Violence against Children in the Caribbean Region. A desk review, UNICEF Jamaica, 2005

20.      School-based violence prevention, IADB, 2007

Migration-trafficking

  1. Caribbean Meeting on counter trafficking strategies, IOM, 2005

22.      Skilled labour migration from developing countries. Study on the Caribbean region, ILO-IOM, 2002

23.      Legal review on trafficking in persons in the Caribbean, IOM, 2005

Other

24.      An Assessment of the Status of Children and Adolescents with Disabilities in the Caribbean, UNICEF CAO, 2000

25.      From Ratification to Implementation - Reporting on Child Rights in the Caribbean State, 2000

26.      The Regional Symposium on Juvenile Justice in the Caribbean, UNICEF, Barbados, 2000

27.      The Rights of the Child and the Caribbean Experience, UNICEF, Barbados, 2000

28.      Regional meeting on child labour. Combating child labour – lessons learnt, the way forward, ILO, 2006

29.      Crime, Violence, and Development: Trends, Costs, and Policy Options in the Caribbean, UNODC-WB, 2007

 

National

Barbados

  1. Barbados Youth Tobacco Survey, 2000
  2. Barbados - The Situation of Children in the Worst Forms of Child Labour in a tourism economy: A Rapid Assessment, ILO, 2002

32.      Child Labour in Barbados fact sheet, ILO, 2003

Other

33.      A Study of vulnerability in St. Lucia, Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, UNICEF ECO, 2006

34.      Violence Against Children - An evaluation of the protective environment - A case study of Dominica, 2006

 

 

 

HIV/AIDS

Global

UNICEF documents

  1. Fighting HIV/AIDS – Strategies for success 2002-2005, UNICEF, 2003
  2. Girls, HIV-AIDS and education, UNICEF-UNAIDS, 2004
  3. Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers: Do they matter for children and young people made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS?,  UNICEF-Worldbank, 2004
  4. What parliamentarians can do about HIV/AIDS, UNICEF, 2003
  5. What religious leaders can do about HIV/AIDS, UNICEF, 2003
  6. Young people and HIV/AIDS, an opportunity in crisis, UNICEF, UNAIDS and WHO, 2003
  7. Children and AIDS, A stock taking report, UNICEF, 2007

Other

  1. At The Crossroads: Accelerating Youth Access to HIV/AIDS Interventions, UNAIDS, 2004
  2. The Role of Education in the Protection, Care and Support of Orphans and Vulnerable Children Living in a World with HIV and AIDS, UNESCO, 2004
  3. Implementing the UN learning strategy on HIV/AIDS : sixteen case studies, UNAIDS,  2007

Regional

  1. Report of the Caribbean Summit for Children on HIV/AIDS, UNICEF and all, 2004
  2. Scaling Up Prevention, Care And Treatment To Combat The HIV/AIDS Pandemic In The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States , OECS, 2006
  3. A study of the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP)Common goals, shared responses, UNAIDS-CARICOM, 2004
  4. Comparative Content Analysis,  PANCAP PROJECTS, 2005
  5. Children and youth participation in HIV/AIDS awareness and prevention programmes in the Eastern Caribbean and in Suriname, UNICEF, Barbados, 2004
  6. Gender Review and Assessment of HIV/AIDS Programmes in Selected National AIDS Programmes in the Caribbean, UN ECLAC, 2005
  7. Vulnerability and HIV/AIDS: Gender and HIV/AIDS in Latin America and the Caribbean. (Geeta Rao Gupta), International Centre for Research on Women, 2002.

 

 

 

Youth

Global

  1. Monitoring of population programmes focusing on population, education and development, Report of the UN Secretary-General, 2003   
  2. Strategies for Girls’ education, UNICEF, 2004
  3. Changing social and HIV/AIDS risk behaviours: Effects of life skills education among urban street youths, Olley B.O., Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 2007

Regional

  1. HFLE Training manual, CARICOM/UNICEF, 2006
  2. “Dropout from Educational Institutions in a select sample of Caricom countries”, Monica M. Brown, CIDA, 2004
  3. Adolescent health in the Caribbean: Risk and protective factors, Blum and all, 2003

National

  1. Health and Family Life Education, UNICEF, Barbados,1999

 

Early childhood development

 

Global

1.        Breaking the Poverty Cycle: Investing in Early Childhood , Sen, Amartya K.; Brundtland, Gro Harlem, 1999

2.        Curriculum in ECD and Care, UNESCO policy brief

3.        Child development in developing countries. Developmental potential in the first 5 years for children in developing countries, Sally Grantham and all, 2007

4.        Child development in developing countries 2. Child development: risk factors for adverse outcomes in developing countries and all, 2007.

5.        Child development in developing countries 3. Strategies to avoid the loss of developmental potential in more than 200 million children in the developing world, Patrice L Engle and all, 2007

6.        EFA global monitoring report, UNESCO, 2007

7.        Starting Strong II. Early Childhood Education and Care, OECD, 2006

8.        How Early Childhood Interventions Can Reduce Inequality: An Overview of Recent Findings, IADB, 1998

Regional

9.        Research approaches and findings on childrearing and socialisation of young children (birth to eight years of age) in the Caribbean. A literature overview, Janet Brown and Sian Williams, 2006

10.      Early childhood care and education in the Caribbean (CARICOM states). Background paper prepared for the Education for All Global Monitoring Report 2007, UNESCO, 2006

11.      ECCE, Regional Overview: Latin America and the Caribbean, UNESCO, 2007

12.      Measuring the impact: an assessment of the progress made in achieving the objectives of the Education For All: Assessment 2000 Process as related to early childhood education, care and development in the Caribbean, UNESCO-UNICEF, 1999

13.      The State of Education in Latin America and the Caribbean: Guaranteeing Quality Education for All, UNESCO- PRELAC, 2007

14.      Quality Education for All  - A Human Rights Issue, UNESCO-PRELAC, 2007

15.      Early childhood development in Latin America and the Caribbean, Worldbank, 2006

 

National

16.      Quality of Environments in Early Childhood Centres - The report of the survey of early childhood centres in Montserrat, UNICEF-CCDC, 2001

17.      Quality of Environments in Early Childhood Centres - The report of the survey of early childhood centres in St.Lucia, UNICEF-CCDC, 2001

18.      Quality of Environments in Early Childhood Centres - The report of the survey of early childhood centres in Dominica, UNICEF-CCDC, 2000

19.      Quality of Early Childhood Provisions: Survey of 33 early childhood centres in Grenada, UNICEF-CCDC-UWI, 2000

20.      Quality of Early Childhood Provisions: Report on a Survey of Thirty Early Childhood Centres in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, UNICEF-CCDC-UWI, 2000

 

 

 

Emergency

Global

  1. Proposal for strengthening the UNICEF emergency response capacity, UN ECOSOC, 2006
  2. Emergency Field Handbook, UNICEF, 2005
  3. UNICEF Core Corporate Commitments in Emergencies
  4. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Summary for Policy Makers, 2007

National

  1. Saint Lucia Outline for national reporting and information on disaster reduction for the World Conference on Disaster Reduction,  2005