Bakhodir Burkhanov: On the appointment of Celebrity Chef Robert Oliver as the UNDP Pacific Office’s Advocate for Food, Sustainable Development and Wellbeing
Nov 24, 2017
Today we celebrate the appointment of Chef Robert Oliver as our Pacific Advocate for Food, Sustainable Development and Wellbeing. Robert is no stranger to UNDP having advised a number of our projects. We know him as someone who is genuinely passionate about human development, and who has deep connections with the Pacific Islands’ people and cultures.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: The Pacific Regional Workshop on Monitoring Sustainable Development Goal 16
Nov 21, 2017
The focus of our gathering is Sustainable Development Goal 16, particularly its targets focused on rule of law and access to justice, corruption and transparent and accountable institutions. The very existence of this goal is a remarkable step forward in understanding what constitutes sustainable development.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Vanuatu National Dialogue on Youth Leadership, Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Nov 1, 2017
From regional perspective, we have the Youth CoLab project, empowering young people to be leaders of change. The project’s main objective is to establish a common agenda for Asia-Pacific countries to invest in and empower youth to accelerate progress on the SDGs through leadership, social innovation and entrepreneurship.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Handing over of road works and new climate-proofed building
Oct 31, 2017
Assisting Pacific Island Countries to cope with climate change and disasters is therefore a key focus area of UNDP’s work. UNDP and our partners have been supporting the Vanuatu Government to address these challenges with an overall goal of strengthening the resilience of people and infrastructure.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training of the Trainers’ Event on Investigative Interviewing
Oct 23, 2017
The initiative to conduct this training on Investigative Interviewing attests to the high level of commitment by the Fiji Police Force to ensuring early access to justice for all Fijians.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Member of Parliaments Workshop on Parliamentary Engagement with the Sustainable Development Goals
Oct 2, 2017
In Fiji and elsewhere, these principles of national ownership, inclusive space for debates, and holistic approach to development clearly point to the Parliament as the key actor to ensure the success of Agenda 2030. And this is why UNDP is committed to supporting the Parliaments in engaging with the SDGs.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Pacific Regional Dialogue on Political Parties - Does the Pacific Need Political Parties?
Sep 19, 2017
UNDP is proud to be a partner with political institutions in the Pacific Region. We have been working to support your efforts in Parliament and with electoral management bodies to build sustainable national institutions that reflect your countries’ commitments to democracy.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Climate Early Warning Systems in the PICs Project launch
Sep 1, 2017
It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the launch of the project “Climate Early Warning Systems in Pacific Island Countries”, funded through the newly established India-UN Development Partnership Fund.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: FinEd Handing Over Ceremony
Aug 16, 2017
PFIP’s history with the Fiji Financial Education project began in 2009 when the former Minister for Education, Filipe Bole, approached the UN following the Forum Education Ministers Meeting. Minister Bole envisaged a programme that would teach school students in Fiji personal money management skills.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Fiji Parliamentarians Retreat on Key Development Issues
Aug 15, 2017
Firstly, let me say how pleased we are at UNDP to be working with the Fiji Parliament to support this Retreat on Key Development Issues. As some of you may recall, this is the third Retreat that UNDP in partnership with the Fiji Parliament has supported for the Members of Parliament. All of these have focused on key development issues that matter to Fiji and linked to Sustainable Development Goals, also known as the SDGs.