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.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launching of the Fiji Parliament Website and Mobile App
May 22, 2017
Firstly, congratulations to you, Honorable Speaker, and to the entire Fiji Parliament on another landmark in opening up of Parliament’s work with the launch of the new Parliament Website and Mobile App. I have been privileged to witness some of these milestones. This year alone, the Parliament has launched its Handbook, the Gender Toolkit and the Parliamentary Educational Resources for Schools.
Solomon Islands Government commits to digitization of 80% of payments by 2020
May 2, 2017
The Solomon Islands Government has today announced its commitment to become a member of the Better Than Cash Alliance (BTCA) and use electronic payment channels for both payments and receipts in a way that improves lives and expands responsible digital financial services.
Rural Producer - Market Vendors Eager to Learn and Upscale their Business
May 2, 2017
Local markets in Levuka town on the eastern coast of Ovalau are set up in tents towards the sea side and stretches out in the middle of town. There are around 80 to 100 market vendors operating at the town market who are from Ovalau and Moturiki Island in the Lomaiviti Province. All whom are also producers that bring their produce to the market on Saturdays and a few during the weekdays.
Innovation Lab gives Pacific youth space to develop creative solutions to corruption
Apr 27, 2017
Youth representatives from 15 Pacific Island countries and territories gathered yesterday for the Pacific Youth Anti-Corruption Innovation Lab in Nadi, Fiji to develop innovative solutions to address corruption challenges in selected policy areas.
Strengthening Kiribati capacity to boost integrity
Apr 24, 2017
Kiribati’s parliamentarians have welcomed the involvement of Kiribati civil society, youth, private sector and other citizens in anti-corruption and are encouraging regular engagement by Parliamentarians and the Select Committee on Anti-Corruption with them.
Government’s social, economic and legal services made accessible at people’s doorstep
Apr 13, 2017
More people in remote communities are accessing social, economic and legal services provided by the Government which can provide substantive support to their lives when needed most.
‘REACH Mobile Service Delivery Buses’ to deliver government’s services to people across Fiji
Apr 13, 2017
Three new custom built buses were commissioned today in Suva that will allow the Government of Fiji to deliver social, economic and legal services to remote communities and raise awareness of Fijians of the rights enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji.
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.
Members receive in-depth training on the Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Development
Apr 12, 2017
The National Parliament of Solomon Islands in partnership with UNDP and funding support from the Government of New Zealand is hosting a two-day Seminar for Members of the 10th Parliament on the topic: Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Development.