Political Parties Have Important Role to Play in Democratic Societies
Sep 19, 2017
The success of a democracy is measured in the everyday interactions between political institutions and the citizens they represent. Therefore, the participation of citizens in political parties offers unique opportunities for people to participate in a process that affects their lives.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Pacific Regional Dialogue on Political Parties - Does the Pacific Need Political Parties?
Sep 19, 2017
UNDP is proud to be a partner with political institutions in the Pacific Region. We have been working to support your efforts in Parliament and with electoral management bodies to build sustainable national institutions that reflect your countries’ commitments to democracy.
Dialogues in Fiji strengthen youth and civil society engagement to support good governance and democracy-enabling conditions
Sep 15, 2017
With the wider objective to strengthen engagement, collaboration and empowerment of youths, non-government organizations and civil society organizations in furthering human rights across Fiji, more than 50 youths and civil society representatives from diverse backgrounds came together for the National Human Rights Commission Dialogue held on 30 August 2017 in Suva, Fiji.
Women Clerks and Deputy Clerks Meeting aims to address Gender Inequalities
Sep 5, 2017
Pacific women that serve as Clerks or Deputy Clerks in their respective countries, are in a unique position to not only promote gender equality in the workplace but also in the work of Parliament.
South-South Cooperation initiative to help countries prepare for climate-related disasters
Sep 4, 2017
The UNDP with support from the Government of India, through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund, launched the Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries Project to enhance the adaptive ability of the Governments of the Cook Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands and the Kingdom Tonga.
South Pacific Tourism Organisation joins forces with UNDP to promote Green Tourism in the Pacific
Sep 4, 2017
A new partnership has been formed between the South Pacific Tourism Organisation and the United Nations Development Programme to promote green tourism in the region.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Climate Early Warning Systems in the PICs Project launch
Sep 1, 2017
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the launch of the project “Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries”, funded through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund.
Tuvalu’s climate resilience shored up with launch of US$38.9 million adaptation project
Aug 30, 2017
First Green Climate Fund-financed project to launch in the Pacific will focus on reducing coastal vulnerability and building Tuvalu’s long-term capability to fight climate change
Report highlights the level of financial inclusion in Tonga is comparable to other Pacific Islands
Aug 18, 2017
The Governor of the National Reserve Bank of Tonga, Sione Ngongo Kioa and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Program released the Financial Services Demand Side Survey Report for Tonga this week.
Fiji Ministry of Education takes up stewardship of Financial Education Programme
Aug 16, 2017
Born out of a regional goal to increase financial competency in the Pacific, the Fiji Financial Education Project has been a global best practice for financial education in schools.