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Practice Parliament Boosts Women’s Confidence as the Solomon Islands General Election Nears

50 enthusiastic women across the eight Provinces of the Solomon Islands mostly met as strangers but now leave the Capital more enthused and empowered to participate as candidates in any general…  


UNDP to launch electoral support project in Nauru

A new two-year project to strengthen the capacity of the Electoral Commission and create a more inclusive and transparent electoral process was announced today by the Electoral Commission of Nauru and…  


Practice Parliament for Women to Level the Playing Field for Women’s Political Participation

As a response to gender norms that continue to work against women’s entry into politics, 50 women across the eight provinces of the Solomon Islands are currently gathered in Honiara for the Second…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training Workshop for Fiji MPs on Gender-based Violence and Human Rights

Women’s empowerment and political participation are a matter of human rights. While the right to vote and contest elections is widely available to women all over the world, the goal of gender balance…  


Steering toward the closing stage of the M4C project

The Nausori Highlands village, known for its beautiful location surrounded by peaks and picturesque villages is also a place where a large number of communities grow produce to sell in Nadi market.  


Getting back on track with timely support provided at his village

When informed that his application was approved, Sekove Lili looked over his new farm and breathed a long sigh of relief. He will soon be assisted by a social welfare scheme provided by the…  


Graphic Design Contest launched to raise NCD awareness

The Pacific Community and UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji through the Wake Up! Project are launching a graphic design contest for youth from the Pacific to raise awareness on NCDs and their risk factors.  


UNDP re-affirms technical and capacity support for the reporting of weather and climate data

The Fiji Meteorological Office’s daily tasks to provide accurate and timely weather and climate information received a boost with the official handover of equipment that will ensure that the country’s…  


Building capacity of local experts in post disaster needs assessment and disaster recovery

A country challenged with disasters triggered by various types of natural hazards, the Government of Vanuatu welcomes the opportunity to strengthen strategic planning for the recovery phase of natural…  


Coconut Sector Development Project to Bring New Opportunities to I-Kiribati

Not opting for a slower pace of life during their retirement years, Tonagafiti Cross, 71, and Anglin Onario, 65, have been working tirelessly throughout Kiribati to educate their fellow citizens on…  

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