Our Stories

  • Services to empower women in Fiji to be bold for change
    Apr 12, 2017

    People across Fiji, no matter where they live whether in the rural or urban, are stepping up towards empowerment of women and gender equality and are being encouraged to be bold for change.

  • Mar 13, 2017

    First, allow me to welcome you all to this 3 day Workshop and Meeting organised by the Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS or commonly known as the RESPAC project. For the benefit of those that were not with us during the inaugural board meeting in Nadi last year, the RESPAC project is funded under the Trust Fund for Development, a joint partnership by UNDP and the Government of the Russian Federation.

  • Risk Informed Development a Priority for Fiji’s Western Division
    Feb 23, 2017

    A recently launched Geographical Information System (GIS) web-interface will allow the Office of the Commissioner Western Division to effectively make development decisions based on the risks that communities face as a result of disasters and climate change.

  • Rainwater Harvesting Project Ends Years of Water Shortage
    Feb 23, 2017

    Community members of Korobebe in Fiji’s Western Division can now access clean and safe drinking water within the comfort of their own homes following the launch of their Rainwater Harvesting Project.

  • climate financing and risk governance assessment
    Feb 20, 2017

    The report focuses on developing insight and understanding Tonga’s mix of policies and plans developed to help guide its climate change work program and the institutions in place and their level of planning, coordination and collaboration; determining the strength of their public financial management systems and whether climate change expenditure was achieving policy objectives; identifying capacity constraints of Tonga’s human resources; linking climate change with the broader development effectiveness efforts; assessing existing communication as well as monitoring and reporting mechanisms; and providing a comprehensive picture of how much and what type of climate change financial support is available to Tonga.

  • Protection of human rights should be at the center of climate actions
    Jan 6, 2017

    The linkages between climate change, disaster risk reduction and sustainable development needs to be strongly emphasized in order to facilitate an integrated and holistic approach to climate action.

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