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Pacific Regional Women in Politics Project

Women's political empowerement and equal access to leadership positions at all levels are fundamental to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and a fairer world.  


Realities from the ground: Designing financial services around the Wantok culture in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Since opening her first savings account in July 2017, Misa John has been actively saving about 400 kina a month. The 26-year-old mother of two earns a living by selling vegetables, fruits and ice…  


PNG partnerships a pathway to integrity

Mandatory audit committees within government agencies combined with a confidential Phones-Against-Corruption tool for citizens are among a multi-pronged approach being taken against corruption in…  


New report shows steady progress on Human Development for Pacific Island states

Fiji, Palau, Samoa, and Tonga remain in the High Human Development category of the latest Human Development Index and are joined by the Republic of Marshall Islands which is included in the index for…  


Secretariat Staff Graduate from first Parliamentary Corporate Management Course hosted in the Pacific

Recognising that well-structured, appropriately staffed and resourced parliaments are essential for vibrant democracies, over 20 participants from nine Pacific parliaments graduated from a Corporate…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training on Corporate Management for Pacific Parliaments

Globally, UNDP provides parliamentary development support to more than 60 Parliaments around the world in the recognition of the central role that they play in democratic governance, peace and…  


Training to Benefit Regional Parliaments

The Parliament of the Republic of Fiji, in partnership with the UNDP and McGill University of Canada is currently hosting regional participants to a two-week intensive management course specifically…  


Climate Refresher Training Workshop

Weather touches all of us. Rain or shine, quite literally, we wake up to it every morning, so few things are as pervasive in human life as weather and climate. Climate is a powerful factor shaping…  


Financial Inclusion Scholarship expanded to all South Pacific Countries

The United Nation’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has announced the launch of its 2018 Reuben James Summerlin (RJS) Scholarship for Pacific Islanders active in the Financial Inclusion…  


Western Highlands Province to embed Financial Education into provincial TVET curriculum

Western Highlands Provincial Administration and the United Nation’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme have formalised a partnership that will see financial education embedded into the curriculum…  

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