Effective Governance

UNDP brings people together within nations and around the world, building partnerships and sharing ways to promote participation, accountability and effectiveness at all levels. We partner with and support the 10 Pacific Island countries covered by the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji to assist countries achieve long term economic and social sustainable growth for its people through the strengthening of its governance mechanisms to enable a more equitable distribution of public resources to grassroots communities and the marginalized.

Our Goals

UNDP will work towards improving the capacities of parliaments, sub-national government ministries and civil society organizations strengthened to ensure improved service delivery, and inclusive decision making and to promote social cohesion at the community level.more

UNDP and Effective Governance

UNDP works with Members of Parliaments in Vanuatu, providing them with the skills to better understand and perform their roles as parliamentarians. Photo: UNDPmore

Our Stories

Sofiya Bi at her shop with her daughter in Vunayasi settlement. UNDP/Tomoko Kashiwazaki

Bridging recovery to sustainability

"I was about to open my shop, and then the floods came and destroyed everything. I was left with the payment for the groceries I boughtmore 

Waisea Naisoro at his kindergarten in Saravi settlement. UNDP/Tomoko Kashiwazaki.

Assisting communities to become self-reliant and resilient

“While the rest of Nadi experienced two floods, our community experienced three as we are the lowest lying in the Nadi delta. The whole community wasmore 

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Projects and Initiatives

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