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Increasing Women’s Access to Land: Meet Women Who Build Peaceful and Equal Communities in Solomon Islands

Gender equality and women’s empowerment contribute to lasting peace and resilient communities. The union and collaboration between indigenous Solomon Islanders and other groups within the country were…  


Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project empowering women and girls

Over the past years, there has been a great shift in the roles of Tuvaluan women at home, in the community, and at the national and international levels. Now, women are engaged as lawyers,…  


Spotlight Initiative: Call for proposals


Digital development to empower Tongan gender-based violence survivors to access justice

Survivors of domestic violence and gender-based violence in Tonga are being encouraged and assisted with an online portal to make their decisions to access justice. The Tonga Family Protection Legal…  


Outstanding Women of Solomon Islands

These are stories of eleven women recognised as an Outstanding Woman of Solomon Islands and celebrated for their work and contribution to society.  


‘Digital’ and ‘mobile’ a new normal for resilient public service delivery in Tonga

More citizens in Tonga will enjoy efficient and resilient delivery of public services due to the increasing use of digital and mobile devices in government’s operation. This will be a ‘new normal’ as…  


Gender Equality and Social Inclusion critical components in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change in FSM

Sixty-one participants from key national and state government agencies and civil society organizations in the Federated States of Micronesia gathered for a three-day workshop on Gender Equality and…  


UN and EU launch Spotlight Initiative Regional Pacific Programme

Today, the United Nations and the European Union (EU) launched a multi-year partnership - the Spotlight Initiative Regional Pacific Programme focused on amplifying efforts to end violence against…  


Young Fijians engage in rights-based development

The democratic process for sustainable development relies on the engagement of everyone, young and old, with shared goals. Meaningful engagement of young people can build a more inclusive, equal…  


Induction for the newly elected and returning members of the Kiribati Parliament

I would like to start by congratulating all 45 Members on your successful election, and wish you a productive term in Parliament. We note that 17 of you are first time members and hope that induction…  

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