Learn more


Is gender-based violence the worst pandemic we have ever faced?

The COVID-19 pandemic affected lives, plagued economies, left millions without jobs and income and deprived us of social relations as we used to know. In this context, one issue found fertile soil to…  


UNDP’s regional response to gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic

The UN Development Programme, UN Women and projects partners joined efforts in the first multi-country Livestream event on Facebook on 25 November to mobilize the UN system, government partners, civil…  


Handing over of online training equipment for market vendor farmers

Bula Vinaka and a very good morning to you all. It is an honor and a privilege to be part of this important event. The hand-over of equipment to support online learnings or trainings for urban and…  


Farmers to benefit from online training equipment

The UN Development Programme handed over training equipment to the Fijian Government through the Ministry of Local Government in Suva today.  


Women in Justice Sector agree on coordinated efforts to boost gender equity

Over 60 women representatives from the justice sectors who attended the two-day Women in Justice Forum in Honiara agree that there is a need to promote policies that eliminate gender disparities and…  


Anti-corruption Toolkit for Palau's Women Entrepreneurs

For all the women entrepreneurs in Palau who are able to join this UN-PRAC Anti-Corruption Workshop, I am immensely proud of each of you for taking our invitation to heart and choosing to become an…  


Respond, innovate & leave no one behind to 'Orange the World'

The 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that takes place each year. It commences on 25 November, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence…  


Part 2: Bridging digital divide key to unlocking Pacific potential

This week’s article looks at the benefits of fostering inclusive digital economies for everyday Solomon Islanders and the wider Pacific region, citing the YouSave LoMobile micro-pension product as a…  


National Youth and Women’s Parliament to boost knowledge and confidence of future leaders

Twenty eight youth living in the Kingdom of Tonga aged between 25 to 34 years with two aged between 14 to 18 years will join 26 women aged 25 and above to take over the parliament. These…  


Introducing the customary land recording and bylaw development processes

The Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey in close partnership with the UN Development Programme and UN Women have organized a three-day forum, engaging participants from government agencies, private…  

UNDP Around the world

You are at UNDP Pacific Office 
Go to UNDP Global