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.
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. .
Launch of the Fiji Parliament Overview Report
Delivering the 2030 agenda depends on good governance, which includes the responsiveness and accountability of institutions at all levels. Sustainable Development Goal 16 outlines the need for institutions to be open, transparent, effective and inclusive. This publication that is being launched today is central to all of these issues.
Fiji Parliamentarians' Retreat
It is my honor and privilege to be here this morning to speak to the newly elected Parliament of the Republic of Fiji. I would like to start by congratulating all 51 Members on your successful election and wish you a productive term in Parliament
Training of Trainers for Specialist Investigative Interviewing
The training aims to give investigators a better understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to conduct professional and ethical interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects, particularly children and vulnerable persons.
Concluding Workshop of the ACP-EU Development Minerals Program in Fiji
This workshop is convened with the purpose of reflecting on the programme, on our institutional and personal experiences, lessons learned and ideas that have hopefully been triggered through this initiative. The lessons learned and the ideas are not just for our mental note and the record: they will have a very practical immediate value by helping ACP-EU and UNDP finalize the second phase of the programme, which we expect to start in the second half of the year and go on for another three years.
More Access to Social Services through the ‘REACH’ Mobile Service Delivery
People living in remote, rural and maritime communities in Tonga will soon have better access to social services including, youth programme, registration for labour mobility and seasonal workers scheme, women’s livelihood assessments and microenterprise, community development grant, registration for the Electoral Roll, national ID, family protection, legal aid and police services, support services for women, men and families, while also receiving information about citizens’ rights and gender equality.
Grants Awarded for Justice Support Services
Three civil society organizations in Fiji have been awarded grants to provide access to justice support services as part of the key objectives of the Fiji Access to Justice Project, funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP.
Specialised training for Fiji Police Officers to benefit vulnerable persons
Twenty officers in the Fiji Police Force have completed a week-long ‘Training of Trainers’ in Video Recorded and Investigative Interviewing of vulnerable suspects, victims and witnesses.