Pacific Office in Fiji

News Centre

Latest news


Meet the women pushing for equal representation in Solomon Islands provinces

The Pacific region has the lowest number of women parliamentarians in the world. In Solomon Islands, one Member of Parliament out of 50 is a woman, and a total of four women have served as MPs in the…  


Digital Advocate Advances Access to Public Services

Ms Rokotuinaceva is not entirely new to mobile digital technology, she had tried a social media platform once but only realized its huge potential when a team of government officers and United Nations…  


Breaking through the Glass Ceiling: Women in the Police Force

The two women officers have been recruits for six years, and over the years, have watched male recruits with only one to two years’ experience undertake basic recruits training in Fiji. The formal…  


Seaqaqa Township Redevelopment: A Model for Risk Informing Development in Fiji

The Pacific Risk Resilience Programme will work closely with the Commissioner Northern’s Office in the coming years to risk inform other aspects of the Seaqaqa township development. This process will…  


Going Organic: From Farm-to-Fork in Vanuatu

With their small populations, remote locations and long distances to markets, vulnerability to natural hazards, extreme weather events and climate change, the Pacific Island Countries face complex…  


Specialised training for Fiji Police Officers to benefit vulnerable persons

Twenty officers in the Fiji Police Force have completed a week-long ‘Training of Trainers’ in Video Recorded and Investigative Interviewing of vulnerable suspects, victims and witnesses.  


Realities from the ground: Designing financial services around the Wantok culture in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea

Since opening her first savings account in July 2017, Misa John has been actively saving about 400 kina a month. The 26-year-old mother of two earns a living by selling vegetables, fruits and ice…  


New National HIV and STI guidelines and community-government partnership announced in Kiribati

A new set of national guidelines have been launched and a partnership announced between a local community group - Boutokaan, Inaomataia ao Mauriia Binabinaine Association (BIMBA) and the Ministry of…  


UNDP Support to Vanuatu Government in Strengthening Early Warning Systems to Monitor Ambae Volcano

Camera and transmission equipment have been installed on Pentecost Island in Vanuatu providing real time images of volcanic activities on the nearby island of Ambae.  


Inclusive Participation and Equal Voices in Land Management, A Principle For Sustainable Development

Women cultivate the land, produce food and generate income for families. Women’s economic activities using land resources are globally recognized as strong contributors to poverty alleviation and…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Pacific Office 
Go to UNDP Global