Workshop for Judges and Magistrates to upgrade skills and knowledge on Criminal Law
Aug 4, 2017
Strengthening of the rule of law in Fiji and improving the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the justice sector for all Fijians, is a key objective of a two and a half-day workshop which got underway yesterday on the Coral Coast in Sigatoka, Fiji.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Opening of the Fiji Criminal Law Workshop
Aug 2, 2017
It is a pleasure to be here with you all this morning for the opening of the Criminal Law Workshop. This workshop is part of the Judicial Department’s annual upskilling programme, and I would like to start by acknowledging the Department’s commitment to continuous knowledge and skills enhancement.
Vanuatu receives Automated Weather System to improve early warnings of natural disasters
Jul 28, 2017
Five weather stations in Vanuatu are now enjoying the Automated Weather System, a new weather recording unit which will benefit the country. The weather stations have switched to the new automated system from the manual system, to address the issue of data inconsistencies.
Role of Parliament in Sustainable Development Crucial
Jul 26, 2017
While all the SDG targets are important, the seminar focuses on enhancing the members’ understanding of Goal 13 related to Climate Change and Goal 16 related to building of effective and accountable institutions to promote peace and inclusive society.
Supporting community-inclusive responses to HIV in the Pacific
Jul 25, 2017
Evidence has shown that HIV responses that are inclusive of community groups produce positive health outcomes, build community sustainability, are cost effective, and ensure human rights-based approaches that reach vulnerable populations.
Private sectors build partnerships for community resilience
Jul 13, 2017
Private sector organisations gathered at the recent Climate Action Pacific Partnership Event to discuss the importance of partnering with businesses to build community resilience, and better prepare for and respond to disasters.
Businesses help build more resilient communities through combined efforts
Jul 12, 2017
Businesses and partners met recently to launch the Vanuatu Business Resilience Committee that will coordinate government and partners to work with the private sectors in helping communities prepare, respond and recover from disasters.
New rapid diagnostic test for HIV and Syphilis piloted in five Pacific Island countries
Jul 12, 2017
A new diagnostic test for HIV and Syphilis is set to be piloted in five countries in the Pacific as part of efforts by the UNDP through the Multi-Country Western Pacific Programme to improve the public health response to STIs.
UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director and Head of Pacific Regional Policy and Programme, Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launch of the SDG Photo Exhibition
Jul 11, 2017
This is indeed the whole point of SDGs. It’s not a theoretical framework that belongs on book shelves. It touches all of us every day; it is something that is central to our work, our families and our communities, irrespective of where we are, on continents and islands, in developed and developing countries alike.
UN Resident Coordinator, Osnat Lubrani: Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Photo Exhibition
Jul 11, 2017
The global Sustainable Development Goals belong to all of us. These goals are community goals, national goals, and Pacific goals; they promise to leave no one behind and to reach the furthest behind first.