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Transparency and Accountability for the People of Solomon Islands

Corruption has long been an issue of public discontent in Solomon Islands, and is seen as a major obstacle on the path towards sustainable development. A 2013 survey conducted by Transparency Solomon…  


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…  


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…  


More advocates in communities for access to justice and human rights

Disagreements between students and teachers at school, issues between a couple or elderly family members, a neighbour in a wheelchair who cannot access certain places because of the staircase, etc. Do…  


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…  


Anti-retroviral therapy – why is adherence important

This product was supported by FJN+ and UNDP through the Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme.  


Benefits of ARV Treatment

Antiretroviral therapy is the treatment for the HIV infection using a combination of Antiretroviral drugs.  


Regional meet reflects on performance and cooperation for Pacific Parliaments

Representative of Legislatures of five Pacific countries and territories agreed to continue regional cooperation for strengthening legislative performance.  


UNDP Access to Justice Study for Solomon Islands launch and opening of the Disability Sector Collaboration workshop

The study revealed that people with disabilities are more pessimistic about justice services overall and reported low levels of awareness and accessibility to different justice institutions.  


Communities gain information and access to services through REACH pilot programme

Communities in Lapaha District and Hihifo District are now more aware of services provided by government and civil society organisations and were able to access them with ease this week without…  

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