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Arming human rights advocates for communities

Fijians should know their rights and should be empowered to exercise these rights. This is the goal of an initiative being undertaken by members of Community Advocates for Human Rights and Access to…  


Inclusiveness of Political Parties Discussed at Regional Conference

The third regional Political Parties Conference is currently underway in Honiara, Solomon Islands to develop broad outreach strategies that will engage youth, women and minority groups.  


Governance Clinic to Boost Citizen Engagement in Local Governance

A governance clinic planned for Aimeliik State, the administrative division of the island country of Palau, aims to increase the understanding of local residents on the roles and responsibilities of…  


Kiribati Audit Office undergoes first performance assessment

In a first of its kind for Kiribati, a review team from the Pacific Supreme Audit Institution have assessed the relative importance and performance dimension of the Kiribati Audit Office.  


New report takes stock of RMI's development finance

The Marshall Islands Government in partnership with UNDP launched a Development Finance Assessment Report that maps a broad range of past, current, and anticipated sources of development finance…  


Strengthening Disaster Risk Management in RMI

UNDP along with the Government of the Republic of Marshall Islands conducted its inaugural project inception and Board meeting in Majuro, on 30 August 2019 for the Disaster Risk Management project,…  


Integrating SDGs into the work of Parliament key to meeting aspirations of people

The Sustainable Development Goals, as a representation of needs and aspirations of people, requires the full engagement and commitment of Parliaments.  


Enabling marginalized and remote communities to access legal aid in the Pacific

Improved access to legal aid and justice services for remote populations in the Pacific will be a key issue to be addressed at the Pacific Regional Legal Aid Conference currently underway at the Coral…  


Five Schools Trial Solutions to Reduce Plastics

Five Honiara schools are trying for 10 weeks to replace single-use plastics in their lunch service through a new waste management initiative.  


UNDP launches Accelerator Lab for the Pacific

It’s the dawn of a new era for innovation in the Pacific. Today, the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji launches it’s first-ever Accelerator Lab for the Pacific region. The Accelerator Labs represent UNDP’s…  

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