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.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Opening of the Fiji Criminal Law Workshop
Aug 2, 2017
It is a pleasure to be here with you all this morning for the opening of the Criminal Law Workshop. This workshop is part of the Judicial Department’s annual upskilling programme, and I would like to start by acknowledging the Department’s commitment to continuous knowledge and skills enhancement.
UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji Country Director and Head of Pacific Regional Policy and Programme, Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launch of the SDG Photo Exhibition
Jul 11, 2017
This is indeed the whole point of SDGs. It’s not a theoretical framework that belongs on book shelves. It touches all of us every day; it is something that is central to our work, our families and our communities, irrespective of where we are, on continents and islands, in developed and developing countries alike.
UN Resident Coordinator, Osnat Lubrani: Launch of the Sustainable Development Goals Photo Exhibition
Jul 11, 2017
The global Sustainable Development Goals belong to all of us. These goals are community goals, national goals, and Pacific goals; they promise to leave no one behind and to reach the furthest behind first.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Opening of the Parliament CSO Budget Workshop
Jul 10, 2017
In any country, the national budget is a key policy document that provides a statement of country’s development priorities and that requires appropriate scrutiny and approval.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launch of the 2007 Fiji Law Reports
Jun 26, 2017
Today’s focus is directed towards the Fiji Law Reports 2007 and a hearty “congratulations” is in order to all those involved in the production of the Reports. This is a good day for the justice sector actors as we document another year of authoritative knowledge and legal precedent.
Bakhodir Burkhanov: Launch of the Early Warning System in Tuvalu under GEF NAPA 2 Project
Jun 1, 2017
UNDP recognises the special case for sustainable development and resilience-building of Small Island Developing States in view of their unparalleled vulnerabilities, as outlined in international frameworks such as the SAMOA Pathway, UN Convention on Biodiversity, UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and of course the 2030 Agenda. Speaking of oceans and marine resources, these countries are just as much ‘small island’ states, as they are ‘big ocean’ states.