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UNDP and Nauru affirm their partnership

Senior officials from UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji and the Government of Nauru sat down on Wednesday morning (18 August) at different tables across the Pacific with the idea of coming together…  


Statement by Achim Steiner at the conclusion of the G20 Meeting

Mr. Achim Steiner, UNDP Administrator and representative of the UN at the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Government Governors Meeting held in Venice, Italy, issued the following statement at the…  


Aspiring to a Resilient Pacific: Conveying our optimism for the future

Despite the great challenges of 2020, UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji remains undeterred in its mission to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The wide-ranging impacts of the global…  


UNDP Annual Report - Aspiring to a Resilient Pacific

This Annual Report for the UNDP Pacific Office is the first that has been issued since 2016. It just so happens that we have revived this reporting following a most unexpected and very challenging…  


Why transparency is fundamental to Climate Action

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught people across varying fields many lessons. Access to up-to-date and reliable scientific data helps policy makers make informed decisions, especially in times of…  


COVID procurement under the media microscope

Pacific anti-corruption journalists investigated the mitigation of potential corruption risks in public procurement in response to COVID-19 during their latest knowledge-sharing session on 28 April,…  


COVID-19 prevention medical equipment handed to Nauru

The Nauru Government has received medical equipment and supplies crucial for its COVID-19 prevention and response. This was made possible through an initiative to support Nauru’s strategic response to…  


UNDP calls for temporary basic income to help world’s poorest women cope with effects of COVID-19 pandemic

A temporary basic income (TBI) given specifically to hundreds of millions of women in the world’s developing countries could prevent rising poverty and widening gender inequalities during the COVID-19…  


Project to support the achievement of Nauru's National Energy Road Map Targets

Nauru, like most Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Pacific region, has scarce local energy resources limited to solar energy and biomass and imports most of the energy consumed from abroad.…  


Broken societies put people and planet on collision course, says UNDP

The 30th anniversary edition of the Human Development Report introduces an experimental new lens to its annual Human Development Index.  

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