Our Stories

  • Jul 12, 2017

    Businesses and partners met recently to launch the Vanuatu Business Resilience Committee that will coordinate government and partners to work with the private sectors in helping communities prepare, respond and recover from disasters.

  • Be Empowered, Be the Change
    Jul 11, 2017

    Empowering a woman empowers a nation – this was recognized by women who were present at the recent Fiji National Women’s Expo and had the opportunity to access social, economic and legal services provided by the Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion (REACH) for Rural and Urban Fijians Project.

  • 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.

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