Our Stories

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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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