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Will you marry me on the REACH bus?

Savaira and Amani took each other’s hands and exchanged marriage vows. Having been declared married, the couple then signed the register, along with their two witnesses and the Registrar.  


Pacific-wide rollout of rapid HIV and syphilis test to improve sexual and reproductive health services for the most vulnerable

A new diagnostic test for HIV and syphilis is being rolled out by UNDP across the Western Pacific region, in order to reach the most vulnerable populations with vital sexual and reproductive health…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: ‘My Fiji Shark’ Launch

This collaboration is focused on innovative resource mobilization with the private sector in Fiji. Businesses globally have a big role to play in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.  


Destination 2030: The Power of Partnership to Transform Pacific Tourism

With 1.2 billion tourists crossing borders each year, tourism has a profound and wide-ranging impact on societies, the environment and the economy. Representing 10% of world GDP, 1 in 10 jobs in the…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: PITA Telecoms (Digital) Strategy Forum

Since the opening of the telecommunications markets in the early 2000 until today, there has been quite an expansion in connectivity including fixed line, mobile and internet connectivity.  


National Youth Parliament to Build Confidence of Young Leaders

As part of efforts to engage youth in national politics, 50 young women and men are currently gathered in Honiara for the 4th National Youth Parliament.  


Southern Taveuni farmers join forces for greenhouse initiative in their communities

Taveuni, Fiji’s third largest island, is known for its thriving agricultural sector due to rich volcanic soils and almost daily rainfall. It is here that 32-year-old Maria Lowana Maivalenisau and…  


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…  


Harnessing the power of data to tell a regional story

Important stories live in our data and data visualisation is a powerful means to discover and understand these stories, and then to present them to others . Catrina Rowe, SDG Engagement Expert with…  


Harnessing the power of data to tell a regional story

Important stories live in our data and data visualisation is a powerful means to discover and understand these stories, and then to present them to others . Catrina Rowe, SDG Engagement Expert with…  

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