Our Stories

  • Dec 22, 2017

    Marguerite Gain returned to her mother’s village after surviving domestic violence and for the past ten years she has been earning her livelihood sewing uniforms for students, dresses and shirts for her fellow village women and men using an old manual sewing machine.

  • Dec 19, 2017

    A two-day validation workshop convened select male Members of Parliament (MPs), from 10 Pacific Islands countries, to build on existing gender equality activities that makes the participation of women in politics not only a reality but a norm.

  • Dec 19, 2017

    Representatives of community resource owners from the Central and Western Division of Fiji are currently gathered in Nadi for a five-day, training of the trainers (ToT) workshop on enterprise skills, market analysis, investment promotion and value addition in the Development Minerals sector.

  • Dec 12, 2017

    A two-day capacity building seminar for PAC members from the Parliaments of Cook Islands, Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Samoa with the aim of building the capacity of the committee leadership and their support staff is currently underway in Wellington, New Zealand.

  • Dec 12, 2017

    Recently, the Netherlands Organization for Applied Scientific Research carried out a Technical Assistance Week and Workshop on Energy Efficiency for Vanuatu. This workshop was hosted by the Vanuatu Energy Department as the local counterpart of the UNDP project, Center of Excellence for Small Island Development States, and funded in collaboration with the Dutch Kingdom.

  • Dec 11, 2017

    Solomon Islands Prime Minister Hon. Rick Hou has welcomed a delegation from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to discuss their support to the Government and the People of Solomon Islands in 2018 and beyond.

  • Dec 9, 2017

    Over the past week, the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission, United Nations Development Programme and European Union organised six events across Fiji to facilitate and nurture the culture of human rights in Fiji and to raise awareness of access to justice reaching out to 516 people, with 85% reached being from outside of Suva.

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