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COVID-19 could push the number of people living in extreme poverty to over 1 billion by 2030, says UNDP study

With a focused set of investments towards achieving the SDGs, an additional 146 million people could be lifted out of extreme poverty compared to current COVID-19 trends.  


Youth Parliament Engagement and Outreach Activities on International Day of Tolerance

Over the past few years, the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji has supported Parliaments of Vanuatu, the Solomon Islands, Tonga, the Cook Islands and Fiji in designing and implementing youth parliaments…  


Integrated service delivery as Fiji’s social protection

The tents neatly arranged in the corner of a school ground were filling up with members of the communities from around Savusavu, located on the south coast of Fiji’s second largest island Vanua Levu.  


Climate action builds momentum in the Pacific amidst COVID-19

Many countries across the globe are beginning to resurface from lockdowns and strict social distancing measures, confronting the three-dimensional effects (social, economic, and environmental) of the…  


Solomon Islands Parliament charts course for the COVID-19 'new normal'

Recognising the importance of outlining a clear path towards achieving its goal of better serving Members of Parliament and its electorates, Secretariat staff of the National Parliament of Solomon…  


Socio-Economic Impact Assessment of COVID-19 in Fiji

The assessment is guided by the UN Secretary General's Framework for the Immediate Socio-Economic Response to COVID-19, analysing actual and potential losses for Fiji's economy and vulnerable groups a…  


Digital finance, a lifeline during COVID-19 crisis, can deliver long-term financing of the Sustainable Development Goals

Unleashing potential of digital finance could have transformational impact on sustainable development says group of financial, business, government and development leaders convened by the UN…  


Strengthening Palau’s disaster response and resilience to hazards

The UN Development Programme, in unison with the Government of Japan and the Government of Palau, are forging ahead to achieve long-term disaster and climate resilience for Palau, despite the…  


Five new medical ventilators officially handed over to the Solomon Islands Ministry of Health

Five new medical ventilators have been officially handed to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services this morning to strengthen its COVID-19 preparedness.  


Psychosocial helpline to the vulnerable in the COVID-19 socio-economic crisis

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is far more than just a health crisis: it has shaken societies and economies to their core. Each individual is dealing with their own crises.  

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