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Access to Justice, Rule of Law and Human Rights endorsed as Regional Cooperation Priority

The regional initiatives seek to focus on the rule of law situation across the Pacific through the lens of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly SDG 5, which commits governments to…  


Meet the women pushing for equal representation in Solomon Islands provinces

The Pacific region has the lowest number of women parliamentarians in the world. In Solomon Islands, one Member of Parliament out of 50 is a woman, and a total of four women have served as MPs in the…  


Regional Rule of Law Conference

Access to justice in the Pacific Region is a clear priority on the road to realizing the Sustainable Development Goals, and in particular SDG 16. Through SDG 16, the global community has identified…  


Digital Advocate Advances Access to Public Services

Ms Rokotuinaceva is not entirely new to mobile digital technology, she had tried a social media platform once but only realized its huge potential when a team of government officers and United Nations…  


National Consultation to review Vanuatu's National Energy Map Implementation Plan

Stakeholders involved in the implementation of the country’s National Energy Road Map have met in Port Vila to discuss the way forward for the implementation of the national plan.  


Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Women in the Police Force

The two women officers have been recruits for six years, and over the years, have watched male recruits with only one to two years’ experience undertake basic recruits training in Fiji. The formal…  


Partnership to Boost New Innovative Digital Financial Services for Tongans

A new innovative partnership launched today will make it easier for Tongans living in New Zealand and migrant workers to send money home, as well as increase access to other financial services.  


Seaqaqa Township Redevelopment: A Model for Risk Informing Development in Fiji

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme will work closely with the Commissioner Northern’s Office in the coming years to risk inform other aspects of the Seaqaqa township development. This process will…  


Pacific Regional Climate Risk Adaptation and Insurance Study Underway

One helpful measure to support adaptation to climate change is climate risk insurance. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) in partnership with the Munich Climate Insurance Initiative…  


Going Organic: From Farm-to-Fork in Vanuatu

With their small populations, remote locations and long distances to markets, vulnerability to natural hazards, extreme weather events and climate change, the Pacific Island Countries face complex…  

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