Safety Drill Prepares Solomon Islands Schools for Tsunamis
Oct 30, 2017
The first tsunami drill at schools in the Solomon Islands mobilized nearly 400 students and teachers, testing the schools’ emergency management plans and newly constructed evacuation routes.
Hansard Training to Boost PNG’s Parliamentary Oversight Role
Oct 25, 2017
The crucial role of Hansard in supporting Parliaments in many countries to undertake their full constitutional mandate in representing the interests of citizens, legislating and providing oversight of the executive branch of government, is an area that is not often publicised.
Investigative Interview Training of the Trainers Course for Fiji Police Force
Oct 24, 2017
Ensuring early access to justice in Fiji, and enhancing the capacity of the Fiji Police Force to deliver such justice to all Fijians, are key objectives of the five-day training-of-trainers for the Fiji Police Force Officers which commenced yesterday.
United Nations in Solomon Islands celebrates 72nd UN Day
Oct 24, 2017
Staff members of all the United Nations (UN) agencies in Solomon Islands came together at the UN Joint Presence Office (UNJPO) located at the ANZ Haus, to mark the 72nd anniversary of the UN.
First Ever ‘Youth Peacebuilding Innovation Forum’ Inspires More than 250 Youths
Oct 20, 2017
More than 250 young people attended Solomon Islands’ first ever ‘Youth Peacebuilding Innovation Forum’ held this week at the National Auditorium, Museum grounds in Honiara. The 3-day event has been initiated by young people, supported by the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (UNPBF) project, implemented by UNDP and UN Women.
South-South Learning to Boost Secretariat functions of Tonga and Fiji Parliaments
Oct 19, 2017
A south-south learning exchange between the staff of the Fale Alea ‘o Tonga (Parliament of Tonga) and the staff of the Parliament of the Republic of Fiji is currently underway with the overall aim to share knowledge that will boost their secretariat roles.
Pacific Integrity Agencies enhance ability to investigate public sector misconduct and corruption
Oct 17, 2017
The United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Project, in partnership with the Pacific Integrity Network and the Office of the OmbudsmanTonga, opened a three-day Advanced Investigations Training in Nuku’alofa today.
Partnership launched to develop affordable insurance to build more disaster resilience
Oct 4, 2017
A new partnership between two United Nations programmes is expected to yield innovative and cost-effective insurance solutions for Pacific Islanders and small businesses in the region.
Political Parties Have Important Role to Play in Democratic Societies
Sep 19, 2017
The success of a democracy is measured in the everyday interactions between political institutions and the citizens they represent. Therefore, the participation of citizens in political parties offers unique opportunities for people to participate in a process that affects their lives.
Women Clerks and Deputy Clerks Meeting aims to address Gender Inequalities
Sep 5, 2017
Pacific women that serve as Clerks or Deputy Clerks in their respective countries, are in a unique position to not only promote gender equality in the workplace but also in the work of Parliament.