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Specialised training for Fiji Police Officers to benefit vulnerable persons

Twenty officers in the Fiji Police Force have completed a week-long ‘Training of Trainers’ in Video Recorded and Investigative Interviewing of vulnerable suspects, victims and witnesses.  


Realities from the ground: Designing financial services around the Wantok culture in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Since opening her first savings account in July 2017, Misa John has been actively saving about 400 kina a month. The 26-year-old mother of two earns a living by selling vegetables, fruits and ice…  


UNDP and SPC partner to support coastal adaptation in Tuvalu

UNDP and the Pacific Community signed a Letter of Agreement, cementing their mutual commitment to work together to improve Tuvalu’s resilience to coastal flooding under the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation…  


Access to Justice Mapping Report Launched

A mapping of formal justice and police services across the country was launched today by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs Ethel Sigimanu to guide planning and policy…  


Project to Support the Achievement of National Energy Targets of Vanuatu

Renewable energy resources such as solar, wind, hydro and biofuel are under-utilized to meet the energy requirements in Vanuatu. According to Vanuatu’s Acting Director-General for the Ministry of…  


New National HIV and STI guidelines and community-government partnership announced in Kiribati

A new set of national guidelines have been launched and a partnership announced between a local community group - Boutokaan, Inaomataia ao Mauriia Binabinaine Association (BIMBA) and the Ministry of…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training of Trainers for Specialist Investigative Interviewing

The training aims to give investigators a better understanding of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to conduct professional and ethical interviews with victims, witnesses and suspects,…  


Citizens to Expect Effective Service Delivery with Launch of Tracking System

A pilot service delivery tracking system, launched this week, will ensure citizens are able to track and monitor their applications for services offered by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty…  


Fiji REACH Project Exceeds Community Outreach Target

The REACH Project which set out a target of reaching 4,000 Fijians has managed to reach more than double the targeted figure in facilitating citizen’s access to essential Government services.  


UNDP Support to Vanuatu Government in Strengthening Early Warning Systems to Monitor Ambae Volcano

Camera and transmission equipment have been installed on Pentecost Island in Vanuatu providing real time images of volcanic activities on the nearby island of Ambae.  

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