Minister Dolores Balderamos Garcia, Minister Elvia Vega Samos, CEO Tanya Santos, CEO Marconi Leal Jr., and the entire ministry staff wish all of us Belizeans, a Happy Independence Day 2023.
Attention Stann Creek! Our ministry office has relocated to the lower flat building at #892 Magoon Street in Dangriga Town. For more Information, call: 502-0038.
Expo 2023 was a success. We thank everyone who visited our booths and most of all to the winners of our raffle. #mhdfipa #womenandfamilysupportdepartment
Don't forget to stop by our ministry booth tomorrow.Booth #84,85 and 86. Here are some highlights of day one. Expo 2023.
Happy Friday! These are just some of our ministry staff feeling the 21st spirit. #mhdfipa
Visit our booths: 84, 85 and 86 at Marion Jones Stadium on September 16th and 17th, 2023. We will showcase the wonderful work of women's groups around the country such as Maya arts, embroidery, sewing, hammock making. Other products includes yellow ginger, the famous Maya grind pepper, Northern Heat Pepper Sauce and many more. There will also be massage, manicure and pedicure. Look out for our daily raffle and surprises. See you there. ... See more
The Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples' Affairs wish all Belizeans at home and abroad a safe and happy 10th of September. "Hope Ignited! Hands United; Vision Renewed."
Hon. John Briceño, Prime Minister of Belize supports the Green Climate Fund second replenishment. Here's a link for the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VEly3GsObxU
Belize representatives from the Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Affairs attended a two-days forum spearheaded in partnership by United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Caribbean and Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The Caribbean Forum on Population and Development was conducted at the Royalton Antigua Resort, Antigua and Barbuda on September 4-5, 2023, The Caribbean Forum on Population and Development analyzed and promote action to address key population issues affecting the subregion, through a review of progress in the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus, the regional agenda for population, ten years on from its adoption. Firstly, Mr. Dylan Williams, Director, Policy, and Planning Unit presented the Belize experience in the implementation of the Montevideo Consensus on Population and Development in the Caribbean. Secondly, Ms. Michelle Irving, Executive Director, National Women's Commission engaged on a panel on intensifying regional commitments toward the ending of Gender-based Violence: efforts to prevent and respond to GBV in the Caribbean. Lastly, Ms. Dominga Cucul, Q’eqchi Maya, via virtual participation engaged on a youth panel focusing on a conversation about ensuring rights for all within the scope of the Montevideo Consensus. Other key areas discussed were population dynamics, ageing and social protection, international migration, data and digitalization, rights of persons with disabilities, afro-descendants, mental health, Indigenous peoples, the impact of climate change and economic and financial crises on existing inequalities, among others. The Belize delegation comprised by: Marconi Leal, Chief Executive Officer, MHDFIPA; Dylan Williams, Director, Policy, and Planning Unit, MHDFIPA; Michelle Irving, Executive Director, National Women's Commission; Joan Burke-Skeen, Executive Director, Belize Family Life Association; and Ms. Dominga Cucul, Q’eqchi Maya who participated virtually. Special thanks to Ms. Tisa Grant, Liaison Officer, and Ms. Krista Barrow, Operation Officer, UNFPA Belize Office for supporting the Belize Delegation participation in the Caribbean Forum on Population and Development. Belize is committed to fulfilling and enabling opportunities for meaningful engagement and development of all Belizeans ... See more
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