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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.  


Governor of Central Bank of Samoa joins UN Task Force on Digital Financing of SDGs

Central Bank of Samoa’s Governor, Maiava Atalina Emma Ainuu-Enari has been appointed as the Pacific Representative to the United Nations’ newly launched Task Force on Digital Financing of the…  


Retreat for MPs Emphasises Enhanced Community Engagement

To assist Members of Parliament of the Republic of Fiji gain a deeper understanding of their main functions of scrutiny, oversight and representation, a three-day retreat for MPs in the new term is…  


UNDP Resident Representative a.i., Bakhodir Burkhanov: Fiji Parliamentarians' Retreat

It is my honor and privilege to be here this morning to speak to the newly elected Parliament of the Republic of Fiji. I would like to start by congratulating all 51 Members on your successful…  


Inclusive Participation and Equal Voices in Land Management, A Principle For Sustainable Development

Women cultivate the land, produce food and generate income for families. Women’s economic activities using land resources are globally recognized as strong contributors to poverty alleviation and…  


Recognising Development Minerals For Resilient Development

A recent two-day trade fair has shed light on the Development Minerals industry in Fiji and the importance of a better informed and sustainable practice choices for all stakeholders involved.  

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