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  • Jul 8, 2017

    UNDP-supported, Green Climate Fund financed project will benefit one in three people in one of the world’s most vulnerable Small Island Developing States.

  • Empowering Women to Empower More People
    Jun 20, 2017

    A hundred women from Fiji’s Eastern Division could access social, economic and legal services and increase their awareness on the rights enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji during a workshop recently organized in Suva.

  • Local Government Resilient Development Network to Boost Risk Informed Development
    Jun 16, 2017

    With the adoption of the sustainable Development Goals, and increased commitment to resilient development, the local government plays an important role in localising and contextualising these global goals and turning them into pragmatic solutions.

  • Jun 1, 2017

    UNDP recognises the special case for sustainable development and resilience-building of Small Island Developing States in view of their unparalleled vulnerabilities, as outlined in international frameworks such as the SAMOA Pathway, UN Convention on Biodiversity, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and of course the 2030 Agenda. Speaking of oceans and marine resources, these countries are just as much ‘small island’ states, as they are ‘big ocean’ states.

  • Health agencies collaborate to boost response to dual crisis of diabetes and TB in Ebeye
    May 31, 2017

    With 466 cases identified per 100,000 people, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has one of the highest tuberculosis (TB) prevalence in the world. Despite many decades of efforts to eradicate the devastating disease, it has continued to spread in the overcrowded atoll communities fueled by poor nutrition, high rates of diabetes, substandard housing and poor health seeking behaviours.

  • Strengthening a Nation’s Call for Ocean Protection
    May 23, 2017

    In preparation for the much-anticipated Conference, the Fiji Government with support from UNDP, gathered for a second National Multi-Stakeholder Consultations for the Oceans Conference on 2 May in Suva, to discuss Fiji’s plan to achieve SDG 14 - conserving and sustainably using the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

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