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  • Wake up! Youth project to raise awareness on NCDs Apr 6, 2017

    The Pacific Community and the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji are inviting youth in participating Pacific countries and territories to develop and submit proposals for video projects designed to sensitize the youth population on non-communicable diseases and their risk factors.

  • National Climate Funds an Opportunity for Countries to Manage Climate Finance Apr 5, 2017

    Accessing and utilizing global climate financing from sources such as the Green Climate Fund and other multilateral and bilateral funds, provides the opportunity for governments to scale up national climate change adaptation and mitigation activities.

  • Newly elected and returning members of the Chuuk Legislature undergo in-depth orientation Mar 29, 2017

    A three-day orientation seminar for the newly elected and returning members of the Chuuk State Legislature is currently underway following the State Elections earlier this month. Newly elected members include Chuuk’s first female Senator, Honourable Senator-elect Gardenia Aisek, who is among two new senators and nine representatives that make up the 39 elected members of the Chuuk State Legislature.

  • Exclusion and inequality lead to uneven development across Asia and the Pacific Mar 22, 2017

    Exclusion of women, ethnic minorities, and people living in remote areas create chronic barriers that have stymied human development progress and led to significant disparities within the Asia and the Pacific region, leaving many behind.

  • Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launching of the Fijian Parliamentary Education Resources Mar 16, 2017

    On behalf of UNDP, I would like to congratulate the Honorable Speaker for her leadership in achieving another milestone, which avails another opportunity for the Fijian citizens and these young men and women sitting here today, to learn about Parliament – its role and how it works, to increase their awareness and hopefully their interest in the work of this supreme legislative and oversight body.

  • Fiji Parliament and Media to exchange views and map way forward Mar 14, 2017

    Discussions are scheduled in Suva later this week between parliamentarians and senior Fiji media executives, including the Fijian Media Association, as part of a programme of support to the Fiji Parliament.

  • Bakhodir Burkhanov: Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS Workshop Mar 13, 2017

    First, allow me to welcome you all to this 3 day Workshop and Meeting organised by the Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS or commonly known as the RESPAC project. For the benefit of those that were not with us during the inaugural board meeting in Nadi last year, the RESPAC project is funded under the Trust Fund for Development, a joint partnership by UNDP and the Government of the Russian Federation.

  • Reaching the Furthest Behind First Mar 13, 2017

    Women and men in eight rural communities in four districts of Fiji’s Western Division became more aware of their rights to legal, social and economic services provided by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, and the Fiji Legal Aid Commission.

  • Practice Parliament for Women Manual Launched Mar 7, 2017

    UNDP launched its ‘Practice Parliament for Women: Training Manual’ at the opening of the second Practice Parliament for Women of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga today.

  • Rainwater Harvesting Project Ends Years of Water Shortage Feb 23, 2017

    Community members of Korobebe in Fiji’s Western Division can now access clean and safe drinking water within the comfort of their own homes following the launch of their Rainwater Harvesting Project.

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