Wake up! Youth project to raise awareness on NCDs
Apr 6, 2017
The Pacific Community and the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji are inviting youth in participating Pacific countries and territories to develop and submit proposals for video projects designed to sensitize the youth population on non-communicable diseases and their risk factors.
National Climate Funds an Opportunity for Countries to Manage Climate Finance
Apr 5, 2017
Accessing and utilizing global climate financing from sources such as the Green Climate Fund and other multilateral and bilateral funds, provides the opportunity for governments to scale up national climate change adaptation and mitigation activities.
Newly elected and returning members of the Chuuk Legislature undergo in-depth orientation
Mar 29, 2017
A three-day orientation seminar for the newly elected and returning members of the Chuuk State Legislature is currently underway following the State Elections earlier this month. Newly elected members include Chuuk’s first female Senator, Honourable Senator-elect Gardenia Aisek, who is among two new senators and nine representatives that make up the 39 elected members of the Chuuk State Legislature.
Exclusion and inequality lead to uneven development across Asia and the Pacific
Mar 22, 2017
Exclusion of women, ethnic minorities, and people living in remote areas create chronic barriers that have stymied human development progress and led to significant disparities within the Asia and the Pacific region, leaving many behind.
Fiji Parliament and Media to exchange views and map way forward
Mar 14, 2017
Discussions are scheduled in Suva later this week between parliamentarians and senior Fiji media executives, including the Fijian Media Association, as part of a programme of support to the Fiji Parliament.
Practice Parliament for Women Manual Launched
Mar 7, 2017
UNDP launched its ‘Practice Parliament for Women: Training Manual’ at the opening of the second Practice Parliament for Women of the Cook Islands in Rarotonga today.
Rainwater Harvesting Project Ends Years of Water Shortage
Feb 23, 2017
Community members of Korobebe in Fiji’s Western Division can now access clean and safe drinking water within the comfort of their own homes following the launch of their Rainwater Harvesting Project.
Risk Informed Development a Priority for Fiji’s Western Division
Feb 23, 2017
A recently launched Geographical Information System (GIS) web-interface will allow the Office of the Commissioner Western Division to effectively make development decisions based on the risks that communities face as a result of disasters and climate change.
Ensuring Early Access to Justice for People in Fiji
Feb 14, 2017
Ensuring early access to justice for people in Fiji, was the overarching theme at a series of two-day training conducted over a week for officers from justice sector institutions at the Coral Coast in Sigatoka.
Documentary Launch on Citizens Engagement in National Development
Jan 26, 2017
A three-year project dedicated to ensuring the active participation of citizens in Fiji’s national development and policy making process, tonight launched a short documentary on its activities.