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Access to Justice Project Call for Proposals

The Solomon Islands Access to Justice Project supports the building and strengthening of the capacity of the Public Solicitor’s Office (PSO) to enhance access to justice for the people of the Solomon…  


Launch of the online platform and mobile application to provide legal aid services in Tonga

I would like to extend a huge congratulations to the Ministry of Justice and the team of the Tonga Family Protection Legal Aid Centre for the launch of the online platform for the provision of legal…  


Women entrepreneurs meet in Savai’i to strengthen ethics and compliance

Samoan women entrepreneurs are meeting in Savai’i today to share their experiences in strengthening internal business control mechanisms, ethics and compliance in women-owned/managed businesses.  


Budget Brief for Civil Society Organisations

Fiji is currently going through an unprecedented moment in its history with the second wave of COVID-19. The government and the people of the Fiji have shown great resilience in these challenging…  


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…  


Why is the Traditional Governance Bill important

This podcast talks about the Traditional Governance and Customs Facilitation Bill 2018 that was formulated from a policy of Solomon Islands Government in 2014. This policy stressed the need for a…  


Sustaining peace through customary land recording

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Solomon Islands, in partnership with the Ministry of Lands, Housing and Survey, has supported the customary land recording in selected locations in Western,…  


Video-Recorded Interviews by Fiji Police Force to strengthen human rights protection

The Fiji Police Force is scaling up its initiative to strengthen early access to justice through implementing Video-Recorded Interviews. The digital equipment for video recording, which is based on…  


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…  


Pursuing professional goals: UNDP launches a series of youth empowerment talks

Around 20 young people were part of the Youth Empowerment Talk organized by the UN Development Programme in Solomon Islands at the youth co-working space IumiWaka. This was the first of the YEP Talks…  

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