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Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project empowering women and girls

Over the past years, there has been a great shift in the roles of Tuvaluan women at home, in the community, and at the national and international levels. Now, women are engaged as lawyers,…  


Dedicated to building a disability inclusive society

The rights of persons with disabilities have gained more recognition than ever before in Fiji, particularly in the areas of education and sports. Persons with disabilities have also been engaging more…  


Continuation of sexual and reproductive health services is vital in the face of COVID-19

In Tonga, the Government has deemed sexual and reproductive health services as essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. On this World AIDS Day, we are reminded that eliminating stigma and…  


Vanuatu launches country’s first-ever community-run solar power station

On the remote island of Malekula, the second-largest island in Vanuatu, a new solar micro-grid is changing the lives of over 2,800 people -- boosting local development while contributing to Vanuatu’s…  


Empowering domestic violence survivors to access justice in the remote islands

The Kadavu archipelago with its plunging volcanic rainforest slopes, protected by one of the world’s largest and healthiest coral reefs, is home to a population of over 10,000, located south of Fiji’s…  


An integrated approach to community health service delivery in Samoa

An integrated approach to deliver health services in Samoa is proving to be an effective and sustainable way to respond to health care challenges and reach vulnerable communities. The approach is now…  


Supporting today’s youth is the best way to build a sustaining peace in the future

An electrician by profession, and youth rights advocate by vocation, Giftson Semi’s journey as an activist has already begun. In 2018, Semi was nominated at the Youth Forum from Western and Choiseul…  


UNDP supports Government and National Youth Council set up Guadalcanal Youth Council executive

The National Youth Congress, Ministry of Women, Youth, Children and Family Affairs and Guadalcanal Provincial Government with support from UNDP through the Inclusive Governance of Natural Resources…  


Using satellite imagery to support civil and electoral registries validation

UNOSAT and UNDP, longstanding partners, are cooperating on a new satellite imagery analysis application, through the production of maps used in the validation of the civil and electoral registries in…  


Integrated service delivery as Fiji’s social protection

The tents neatly arranged in the corner of a school ground were filling up with members of the communities from around Savusavu, located on the south coast of Fiji’s second largest island Vanua Levu.  

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