Press Releases
  • Fiji Access to Justice Project signed by EU and UNDP Oct 19, 2016

    European Union and the United Nations Development Programme have signed the Delegation Agreement on the implementation of the Project, Fiji Access to Justice. The USD 9.2 million project, Fiji Access to Justice is funded by the EU and implemented by UNDP for the period 2016 to 2020.

  • Agro-forestry Farming Approach to Boost Vanuatu’s Resilience Oct 18, 2016

    With Tropical Cyclone Pam impacts still fresh in the minds of many, there is an increasing focus on food security as well as domestic food production to support the resilience of local communities.

  • Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum focusses on disaster risk reduction and information relevance Oct 17, 2016

    The second Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum officially opened today with national, regional and international experts on climate services and disaster risk reduction present to explore common approaches and best practices for climate services that can be extended throughout the Pacific Island region.

  • UNDP-Russia partnership launches disaster resilience project Oct 17, 2016

    The Government of the Russian Federation in partnership with the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji yesterday launched the Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (RESPAC) Project in Nadi, Fiji.

  • Fiji to host second Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum Oct 16, 2016

    Pacific island meteorologists and disaster management experts are gathering on the cusp of the Tropical Cyclone season for the Pacific to discuss the seasonal climate forecast ahead and the best way to prepare for any adverse weather. Known as the Pacific Islands Climate Outlook Forum 2, this two-day event will discuss opportunities for integrating climate information into disaster risk reduction and disaster management.

  • A look back as Koro continues to rebuild post Winston Oct 16, 2016

    Eight months since Tropical Cyclone Winston devastated the South Pacific Island nation of Fiji, UNDP's recovery efforts in partnership with the Fiji Government have been progressively underway to rebuild people’s livelihoods.

  • Palau sets up initiative to strengthen its local governance Oct 13, 2016

    Limitations on policies, public financial management, law making and legal affairs, limited citizen outreach and demand for accountability are some of the issues behind the development of the Palau Local Governance Strengthening Project.

  • Launch of Pacific Ridge to Reef programme Oct 11, 2016

    Over 50 delegates across the Pacific Island region convened in Nadi today to officially launch the Global Environment Facility Pacific Ridge to Reef programme aimed at improving the livelihoods and opportunities of Pacific Islanders through local actions to conserve and rehabilitate their environments.

  • UNDP, Global Initiatives Announce the 5th Responsible Business Forum Oct 7, 2016

    We are delighted to announce that the United Nations Development Programme will be working together with Global Initiatives, as co-organizers of the 5th annual Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development, held once again at Marina Bay Sands Singapore, 22 - 24 November 2016.

  • New partnership enables affordable insurance for low income earners Sep 30, 2016

    A simple text message is all it will take Pacific Islanders to sign up to new microinsurance products providing a crucial safety net for families. BIMA Pacific photoBIMA, a world-leading mobile micro-insurance provider, and the Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) have launched their second major joint initiative that will provide microinsurance products to underserved communities across five Pacific Island Countries.

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