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Bakhodir Burkhanov: Legal and Regulatory Frameworks for Political Parties

Over the years, UNDP in the Pacific has been supporting two key political actors – the Parliaments and electoral management bodies – to develop their capacities in order to uphold countries’…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Handover Ceremony of Power Equipment to the Vanuatu Government

Just as humanitarian responses are crucial in saving lives by responding to the most urgent human needs, integrating an early recovery approach within humanitarian operations is crucial to community…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Empowering Rural Women in Fiji – Upscaling the Rocket Stove Project Launch

This event marks the official start of the upscaling of the Rocket Stove project, which aims to empower rural women in Fiji. This goal of this initiative is to improve the livelihoods of women and…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training on Corporate Management for Pacific Parliaments

Globally, UNDP provides parliamentary development support to more than 60 Parliaments around the world in the recognition of the central role that they play in democratic governance, peace and…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Regional Training of Trainers on Video-Recorded Interviews and Investigative Interviewing

The initiative of the Fiji Police Force to conduct this regional training is highly commendable as it supports south-south cooperation and encourages peer-to-peer learning. This is a significant…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Judiciary Training on Criminal Law

Strengthening access to justice, rule of law and promoting human rights are cornerstones of UNDP’s work to achieve sustainable human development. Our involvement is grounded in the belief that…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Climate Action Pacific Partnership Closing Statement on behalf of Development Partners

The CAPP 2018 message is loud and clear stating that each and every country should commit to raising ambition on NDCs. There is a broad agreement that there will be serious impacts for people the…  


Dyfan Jones: The REACH Capacity Building Workshop

It is a great privilege to be with you at this Capacity Building Workshop organized by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation in partnership with the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji. It…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Training Workshop for Fiji MPs on Gender-based Violence and Human Rights

Women’s empowerment and political participation are a matter of human rights. While the right to vote and contest elections is widely available to women all over the world, the goal of gender balance…  


Bakhodir Burkhanov: Handover event at Tonga’s Legislative Assembly Premises

This was a show of great solidarity and support from Tonga’s fellow legislatures. UNDP only played a facilitative role by liaising with our partner Parliaments and covering the cost of lifting the…  

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