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Young entrepreneurs meet in Savai’i to strengthen business ethics and tackle corruption

Samoan young entrepreneurs are meeting in Savai’i today to explore the role they can play in strengthening ethics, internal business control mechanisms and compliance in their local businesses.  


Women entrepreneurs meet in Savai’i to strengthen ethics and compliance

Samoan women entrepreneurs are meeting in Savai’i today to share their experiences in strengthening internal business control mechanisms, ethics and compliance in women-owned/managed businesses.  


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…  


Ensuring uninterrupted HIV, TB and malaria services in the time of COVID-19

The health community in the Western Pacific is adapting to make sure vulnerable populations are not left behind.  


UNDP launches new webinar series to promote parliamentary innovation and response during COVID-19 in the Pacific

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Pacific Office in Fiji has launched a new webinar series, to highlight and promote parliamentary innovation and response to the coronavirus (COVID-19)…  


COVID-19: Samoa Parliament to continue crucial functions despite pandemic, thanks to over USD$100,000 video-conferencing solutions

The Legislative Assembly of Samoa in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, has risen to the challenge by quickly adapting the way it is conducting its business and moving part of its work online with…  


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…  


Effective Citizen Engagement Key to Avoiding Disconnect with Parliaments

In a first for the region, representatives of 11 Pacific parliaments responsible for citizen engagement, education and outreach gathered in Samoa for a workshop aimed at enhancing their public…  


REACH-ing out for rights and services

An unexpected visit sparked a glimmer of hope during a dark time in Arihi’s life. She is now an empowered survivor of domestic violence who knows her rights and how to access financial and legal…  


Creating Connections: South-South and Triangular Cooperation in Asia and the Pacific

The twelve stories in this publication showcase the depth and breadth of South-South and Triangular Cooperation across Asia and the Pacific. They illustrate how two or more developing countries, from…  

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