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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…  


Crucial factors in getting your innovative work to reach the people you are serving

I just returned from a field trip to the north, east and west of Fiji. While on this trip, I had the opportunity to observe and talk with numerous rural farmers. I enjoyed kava with rural villagers…  


Integrating climate information into the decision-making process

The Fiji National Climate Forum currently underway in Nadi will focus on weather and climate predictions, identifying measures that can be taken by stakeholders to mitigate potentially negative…  


Strengthened Oversight of Public Finance Management System by Parliaments Crucial

The capacity development support for Members of Parliament and representatives of SAIs is an integral in supporting the human development needs as well as the aspirations of meeting the Sustainable…  


New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Ms. Wignaraja, who is from Sri Lanka, was appointed as Assistant Secretary-General and Assistant Administrator of the UNDP by the United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres. She brings to the…  


UN to launch biggest ever global conversation on the world's future starting in the Pacific

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has announced that next year’s commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the United Nations will feature a large and inclusive global conversation on…  


Fiji PAC Workshop to Enhance Accountability and Transparency

Members of the Fiji Public Accounts Committee participated in a second series of workshops to build their capacity in better understanding their financial oversight role within the legislative…  


Fiji National Poverty Forum

Alleviating poverty, hardship, and deprivation- and ensuring that the benefits of progress reach everybody in Fiji- could not be more important. And the challenges involved in realising that vision…  

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