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.
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.
Be Empowered, Be the Change
Jul 11, 2017
Empowering a woman empowers a nation – this was recognized by women who were present at the recent Fiji National Women’s Expo and had the opportunity to access social, economic and legal services provided by the Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion (REACH) for Rural and Urban Fijians Project.
Fiji joins global talks to improve Access to Justice through strengthening legal aid services
Jun 29, 2017
“Fiji is one of the first developing countries in the world to take active steps to introduce aspects of the of the United Nations Principles and Guidelines on Legal Aid in Criminal Justice Processes into its legal aid processes”.
Empowering Women to Empower More People
Jun 20, 2017
A hundred women from Fiji’s Eastern Division could access social, economic and legal services and increase their awareness on the rights enshrined in the Constitution of the Republic of Fiji during a workshop recently organized in Suva.
Local Government Resilient Development Network to Boost Risk Informed Development
Jun 16, 2017
With the adoption of the sustainable Development Goals, and increased commitment to resilient development, the local government plays an important role in localising and contextualising these global goals and turning them into pragmatic solutions.
Youths in Moturiki District recognized Constitutional values and rights
Jun 9, 2017
In Navuti village, Elenoa Naidoleca, a single mother of 5 and 9-year-old boys was among the others who met with the mobile service delivery team at the village hall. It was her first time to meet the officers and discuss her living situation.