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 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

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

UNDP and Effective Governance

The Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion for Rural and Urban Fijians Project travels to the most remote communities to provide government services. .

Our Stories

PNG partnerships
(2nd left) First Assistant Secretary in the Internal Audit & Compliance Division, Department of Finance in PNG, Tom Tiki, speaking at the Public-Sector Excellence and Preventing Corruption session in Copenhagen, Denmark (Photo: John Hyde)
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 Papua New Guinea, the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference heard this week.more 

SOI Youth
"Fight against corruption is like building a canoe: it's for the benefit of the whole community, so the whole community needs to participate in building it,” says Solomon Islands youth delegate to the 18th IACC, Philip Manako.
Strong Pacific youth voice needs to be heard on integrity

Given the fact that 60 percent of Pacific people are youth, involving young people in the fight against corruption is essential, says a Solomon Islands youth representative at the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conferencemore 

REACH Marriage
Savaira and Amani say their wedding vows on the REACH Bus
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.more 

Pacific Health
Health workers take part in a training session on the Standard Diagnostics Bioline HIV/Syphilis test kit in Tuvalu on 15-16 May 2018. (Photo: UNDP/Praneel Maharaj)
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 services.more 

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