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EU-funded helpline in Fiji provides counseling to people on COVID-19

Empower Pacific has opened counselling helplines where expert counsellors are responding to calls from all over Fiji 24 hours a day, seven days a week. This helpline counselling service aims to…  


Strengthening Fiji’s Disaster Response and Preparedness

The Government of Fiji through the NDMO in partnership with the Pacific Humanitarian Team and civil society partners convened to discuss the development of Fiji’s Country Preparedness Package that…  


COVID-19: Looming crisis in developing countries threatens to devastate economies and ramp up inequality

The growing COVID-19 crisis threatens to disproportionately hit developing countries, not only as a health crisis in the short term but as a devastating social and economic crisis over the months and…  


Fiji's National Disaster Management Office receives much needed equipment from UNDP

The National Disaster Management Office in Fiji received a donation of 12 laptops from UNDP's RESPAC project to assist in their efforts to effectively communicate to all stakeholders whilst…  


Regional Directors solidify their commitment to work together to restrain spread of COVID-19

In the spirit of regionalism, the Directors of National Disaster Management in the region have solidified their commitment to working together to restrain the spread of COVID-19 in the Pacific.  


Samoa and Fiji Police partner to advance human rights in the Pacific

The Fiji Police Force is partnering with Samoa’s Ministry of Police to carry out a five-day training this week, in a bid to enhance access to justice for arrested and detained persons, and prevent…  


Regional meet reflects on performance and cooperation for Pacific Parliaments

Representative of Legislatures of five Pacific countries and territories agreed to continue regional cooperation for strengthening legislative performance.  


Communities gain information and access to services through REACH pilot programme

Communities in Lapaha District and Hihifo District are now more aware of services provided by government and civil society organisations and were able to access them with ease this week without…  


Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge calling on young innovators to design solutions to improve education, employment and civic empowerment launches in the Solomon Islands

The challenge aims to inspire young people who have brilliant ideas, but not the resources to bring them to life. This includes youth who face daily discrimination due to their ethnicity, their gender…  


UN launches world’s biggest survey of public opinion on climate change

Today, celebrities and youth activists met with UN officials, governments and civil society to launch Mission 1.5, a campaign that aims to bridge the gap between people and governments on ambitious…  

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