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New Study Shines Light on Justice Sector

Initial findings from a national survey of access to justice show that citizens commonly rely on traditional authorities to resolve disputes and want stronger links to the formal justice system.  

Fiji Parliament Launches Guide to Mainstreaming Global Goals within Parliament Committee work

Building on previous efforts of strengthening the oversight, scrutiny of laws and representation role of the legislature, the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji with its partners, today launched a…  

Advanced Topographic and Bathymetric Survey to Support Tuvalu’s Adaptation Efforts

Detailed and accurate information on the relationship between land height and sea level will be made available for the first time since sea level rise became an issue of concern to Tuvalu.  

Suva Court Helpdesk Provides Improved Services to Citizens

The Judicial Department of Fiji has established a Court Helpdesk with assistance from the European Union as part of the Fiji Access to Justice Project implemented by the United Nations Development…  

Vanuatu’s Progress to Mitigate Climate Change

The Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disaster has launched Vanuatu’s Nationally Determined Contributions Implementation Roadmap and Vanuatu’s Integrated, Monitoring, Reporting and Verification…  

ADB, UNDP Renew Agreement to Accelerate Progress towards Sustainable Development

The Asian Development Bank and United Nations Development Programme signed a 5-year memorandum of understanding today to accelerate progress towards sustainable development in Asia and the Pacific.  

Partnership support for Ombudsman to improve Vanuatu Prisons

The Vanuatu Office of the Ombudsman has built expertise to conduct prison inspections through a learning exchange with the New Zealand Office of the Ombudsman. The workshop was funded by the…  

Partnership on Anti-Corruption Course Launched

A new partnership between the University of the South Pacific and the United Nations in the Pacific, underscores the important role education plays in the fight against corruption and in the promotion…  

Innovation Hub to support shipping container homes for vulnerable groups

A 26-year-old law student at the University of the South Pacific has won the SDG-based enterprise competition. Originally from the Western Division, Sovaia Liku’s business idea is to use shipping…  

Handbook on Parliamentary Reporting for Fiji Journalists Launched

A handbook, which offers practical guidance and advice for journalists carrying out the important role of writing news reports on parliamentary business and deliberations, was launched at the Fiji…  

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