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Fijians affected by tourism job losses recover from pandemic

Meresiana Salauca of Naidi village in Savusavu, Fiji, was one of the unfortunate workers laid off from one of the resorts on the island - as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit Fiji with its…  


When every voice matters

"Nobody understands me," sighs Emma in France, Luka in England, Paul in Australia, and Julian from Solomon Islands. Feelings that over 70 percent of young people worldwide say they can relate to -…  


Empowering landholding groups and building peaceful societies

Solomon Islanders use different forms of art to share their history, and stories have a special place in their culture. Although original stories differ between the country's customary landholding…  


Empowering the vulnerable: Experts call for equitable access to climate and disaster risk insurance

The nascent climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (CDRFI) space in the Pacific is buzzing with activity. The financial impacts of extreme weather events in the region are driving the…  


Exploring Blue Bonds potential to support the Ocean Economy

Have you ever heard about blue bonds? An innovative asset class that funds commitments towards oceans, water-related initiatives and sustainability, this finance mechanism has potential to scale-up…  


Establishing the Human Rights Cell in the Force

The participatory training aimed to strengthen knowledge on international human rights law and raising continued awareness on the need to advance recommendations under the Universal Periodic Review…  


Built by citizens, new agency will tower over corruption

Corruption has long been an issue of public discontent and is an obstacle to sustainable development in Solomon Islands. The country, spread over 900 islands, covers distances that make the…  


Rights-based and survivor-centered approach at the core of police recruit training

A total of 191 (of which 61 were women) recruits of the Fiji Police Force received specialized human rights training to enhance their knowledge on various aspects of human rights such as prohibition…  


Improving livelihoods and biodiversity conservation on Gatokae Islands through apiculture

Prior to the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gatokae Island’s Marovo Lagoon was a jewel of Solomon Islands tourism, with many people familiar with the island’s coral reefs and beautiful turquoise…  


Shaping Solomons Islands’ digital future

Despite having one of the lowest connectivity rates globally, most Solomon Islanders spend significant parts of their income and time-sharing their lives on social media. Solomon Islanders would tell…  

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