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Shank's pony to deliver voting materials

In Vanuatu, with its many isolated rural villages and lack of all-weather roads, it is often very difficult for goods and Government services to be accessed by remote Ni-Vanuatu communities.  


Vanuatu Parliament Open Day

COVID-19 has unfolded unprecedented times for humanity. It has impacted our lives, economies, the way we work. It is the very reason that we at UNDP Pacific Office could not join you in person for…  


Parliament Open Day to commemorate Vanuatu’s Constitution Day

With the theme “Strengthening our Parliament in the spirit of our Constitution”, Parliament is hosting this event to bring awareness to the role of Parliament as a democratic institution and the…  


New partnership for Fiji’s effective border services in COVID-19 response and recovery

The Fijian Government is undertaking a new initiative to strengthen its border service provision and management in its efforts to improve COVID-19 response at the borders and prepare for a potential…  


“Taking Parliament to the People”

Constituents in Espiritu Santo, the largest island of Vanuatu, where Vanuatu's second-largest town and the provincial capital, Luganville is located, attended public outreach activities conducted by…  


How an agile response transformed Vanuatu's civil register system at a time of crisis

With its role on the front line in the fight against COVID-19, the United Nations (UN), through its different agencies stepped up in its efforts to ensure the protection of citizens in Vanuatu, with…  


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…  


New off-road vehicles to accelerate malaria elimination in Vanuatu

Two new Land Cruiser pick-up trucks and four quad-bikes were officially handed over today to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health by UNDP as part of ongoing efforts to accelerate towards malaria elimination…  

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