Talking about Human Rights and Law in Interactive Ways
Apr 27, 2016
Lawyers from the Fiji Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission and Law Professors and students from the University of Fiji learned and practiced various interactive methods of raising awareness on human rights and legal issues at the community level with UNDP.
Youths clear debris in Koro and regain strength for recovery
Apr 18, 2016
As part of its response to cyclone Winston, UNDP reallocated funds from its programmes to better address the urgent needs on the affected population. In Koro Island, UNDP reprogrammed FJ$100,000 and, together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, started a Cash-for-Work programme for up to 300 youths of the most affected village.
In Fiji, youth are key to Cyclone Winston recovery
Apr 8, 2016
As part of its response to cyclone Winston, UNDP reallocated funds from its programmes to better address the urgent needs on the affected population. In Koro island, UNDP reprogrammed USD 50,000 and, together with the Ministry of Youth and Sports, started a cash-for-work programme for up to 500 youths of the most affected villages: they will help safely remove the debris in their communities, paving the way to reconstruction, and will receive a cash payment that will enable them to support their families.
Recognizing Women Market Vendors’ Achievements on the International Women’s Day
Mar 11, 2016
203 market vendors receiving their certificate awards for their hard work and dedication as market business persons, on the occasion of International Women’s Day.
Nauru MPs Work with Community on New Leadership Code
Mar 11, 2016
Since October 2015, the Parliament of Nauru has worked with the UN-PRAC Project to undertake workshops on Anti-Corruption and Leadership Code best practices.
UNDP Provides Urgent Assistance to Address Food Insecurity
Mar 9, 2016
UNDP delivered relief equipment, tools and seeds to the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management in the Western Division.
People in Yalobi have more sustainable access to water
Dec 23, 2015
The people of Yalobi village in Yasawa Islands applauded with excitement when clean, fresh water was pumped from a hose connected to a newly set up borehole.
Rising as resilient and sustainable farmers with efforts and opportunities
Dec 16, 2015
Looking over the farm, which she recently cleared after harvests of eggplants, tomatoes, cucumbers, corns, and other vegetables several times this year, Faimun Nisha reflected how she and her group members have gone through some challenging moments and braved the sun and rain to get to where they are now.
Reviving the coffee industry on Tanna Island
Nov 13, 2015
Coffee is one of the main sources of livelihood for the people of Tanna Island. Home to one of the Pacific’s few active volcanoes, Yasur, its rich soils, abundant sunshine and rainfall, makes Tanna one of the best places in the Pacific to grow coffee. But the events of 13 March, resulted in the destruction of this delicate plant, as Tropical Cyclone Pam swept across the archipelago.
Emergency employment gives hope to communities affected by Cyclone Pam
Nov 12, 2015
Lilly Tupas lives in the Etas area with her husband and son, and runs a small shop, which is located near the Buoffa Landfill on the outskirts of Port Vila, Vanuatu’s capital. During Tropical Cyclone Pam, her shop was destroyed and she lost everything. Months on she has since rebuilt and restocked her shop and is back in business.