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How an agile response transformed Vanuatu's civil register system at a time of crisis

With its role on the front line in the fight against COVID-19, the United Nations (UN), through its different agencies stepped up in its efforts to ensure the protection of citizens in Vanuatu, with…  


Why is the Traditional Governance Bill important

This podcast talks about the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill 2018 that was formulated from a policy of Solomon Islands Government in 2014. This policy stressed the need for a…  


Video-Recorded Interviews by Fiji Police Force to strengthen human rights protection

The Fiji Police Force is scaling up its initiative to strengthen early access to justice through implementing Video-Recorded Interviews. The digital equipment for video recording, which is based on…  


Rainwater tanks result in enhanced health and economic outcomes for CSSI

The Correctional Service of the Solomon Islands (CSSI), as a key component of the Solomon Islands criminal justice system and with responsibility for persons referred to its facilities by the courts,…  


Pacific civil society approaches to public finance management

Public Finance Management can be synonymous with technical laws, 1,000 pages budgets, lines of codes and numbers reviewed in audits. As such it has been a topic that the majority of people in the…  


‘REACH buses’ bring COVID-19 vaccination closer to communities in Fiji

Around 10 people at a time, the number was kept under control by the staff, and one by one they were called into the large bus parked in front of the tent. Inside the bus, each individual had a brief…  


Ocean-driven security challenges in the Pacific

8 June marks the UN World Oceans Day. Since 2008, the world has celebrated this observance to raise awareness on the ocean’s role and driving global systems that make the Earth habitable for…  


Key role for Pacific media in making corruption commitments accountable

Pacific journalists will have a key role in making sure commitments by governments at next week’s United Nations Special Session of the General Assembly (UNGASS) on anti-corruption are going to be…  


Strengthening democracy through inclusive elections

Inclusive democratic development requires that all segments of the society, including disadvantaged groups such as the poor and the most vulnerable, have a meaningful voice in decisions affecting…  


Vanuatu submits crucial report to UNFCCC: What this means for a recently graduated Least Developed Country

An essential report showcasing Vanuatu's progression and commitment in fulfilling its obligation as a Party to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), has been formally…  

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