Government’s social, economic and legal services made accessible at people’s doorstep
Apr 13, 2017
More people in remote communities are accessing social, economic and legal services provided by the Government which can provide substantive support to their lives when needed most.
Members receive in-depth training on the Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Development
Apr 12, 2017
The National Parliament of Solomon Islands in partnership with UNDP and funding support from the Government of New Zealand is hosting a two-day Seminar for Members of the 10th Parliament on the topic: Sustainable Development Goals and Risk Development.
Services to empower women in Fiji to be bold for change
Apr 12, 2017
People across Fiji, no matter where they live whether in the rural or urban, are stepping up towards empowerment of women and gender equality and are being encouraged to be bold for change.
Pacific Parliamentary Seminar to enhance MPs Committee Work
Apr 10, 2017
The seminar was conceived in the wake of extensive consultations with Members of Parliament (MPs) and senior staff of the national parliaments of Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga and the Cook Islands, which returned repeated calls for professional development opportunities on committee work.
Osnat Lubrani: Pacific Parliamentary Seminar on Enhancing the Work of Committees
Apr 10, 2017
UNDP is supporting one in three parliaments around the world in their efforts to build inclusive and participative political institutions, to develop sustainable capacities in legislators and parliamentary staff, and to strengthen dialogue with civil society.
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.