Priorities for the global development agenda shaped by unprecedented public outreach effort
Mar 21, 2013
The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.
Recovering and sustaining livelihoods, communities continue on strong after floods
Mar 19, 2013
Flood affected families in Nadi who benefitted from Fiji’s first cash-for-work project to recover from the devastating effects of the twin floods of early 2012, had a first-hand chance to share their stories with Nicholas Rosellini, the UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.
2013 Global Human Development Report offers opportunities for Pacific Islands to gain from the South-South Exchange
Mar 18, 2013
The Pacific region can take appropriate actions to advance human development, as outlined in the 2013 Human Development Report—The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.
UNDP provides electoral assistance to the Solomon Islands
Feb 28, 2013
The Solomon Islands Government’s effort to ensure fair elections and improve the effectiveness of Parliament received a boost today, with the signing of a multimillion dollar project.
Fiji community group wins UNDP Equator Prize for local sustainable development solutions
Feb 21, 2013
The Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an award ceremony in Vosasivo Village, Natewa for winning the Equator Prize 2012, a prestigious international award that recognizes innovation and leadership in community-based sustainable development approaches.
Tuvalu eyes trade to promote development
Jan 31, 2013
Tuvalu is looking to trade to achieve some of its key development objectives, including alleviating poverty.
UNDP and Government of Tonga reaffirmed partnerships with signing of SBAA
Jan 28, 2013
The Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) was signed by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano and the UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Knut Ostby, defining cooperation arrangements between the Government of Tonga and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
OEK and UNDP conduct Awareness and Development Issues Seminar with 9th OEK Members and National Partners
Jan 14, 2013
The 8th Olbiil Era Kelulau (OEK), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted an Awareness and Development Issues Seminar with newly elected members of the 9th Olbiil Era Kelulau from 8-11 January, 2013.
Kiribati Parliamentarians curbing corruption in the public sector
May 11, 2012
Parliamentarians in Kiribati are set to seek amendments to increase powers for an important committee that scrutinises public spending.
Responding to Cyclone Winston UNDP Update (as of May 2016)
The Category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston is believed to be one of the most severe ever to hit Fiji and the South Pacific. The cyclone left 43 people dead and a trail of destruction to homes and rural farm-based livelihoods.