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Viewing the wicked space using multiple lenses - the story of Mount Korobaba, Fiji

Circularity of plastics and waste management is top of the list for 2022 and one of the Accelerator Lab Pacific’s key focus areas for the year. Increased production of plastic products, coupled with…  


Fijians affected by tourism job losses recover from pandemic

Meresiana Salauca of Naidi village in Savusavu, Fiji, was one of the unfortunate workers laid off from one of the resorts on the island - as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which hit Fiji with its…  


Gender equality a driving force for FSM’s Scholastic Games

The United Nations Development Progamme in collaboration with the Federated States of Micronesia’s Department of Health and Social Affairs supported the FSM State Scholastic Gender Equality Games for…  


Empowering the vulnerable: Experts call for equitable access to climate and disaster risk insurance

The nascent climate and disaster risk finance and insurance (CDRFI) space in the Pacific is buzzing with activity. The financial impacts of extreme weather events in the region are driving the…  


Investing in Coral Reefs and the Blue Economy

The joint programme seeks to create a blended finance facility and build capacity to mobilise private and public investment capital for initiatives that have a positive impact on Fijian coral reefs…  


New program launched to assist Vanuatu’s social change actors

A “Social Impact Incubator” program dedicated to supporting Vanuatu’s social change actors was launched in Port Vila on Tuesday 12 April 2022, between V-Lab, a charitable association dedicated to…  


Evaluation Innovation Award

Firstly, please allow me to add my congratulations to all the winners here today. I guess we can all agree that it hasn’t been an easy year - we have been faced with so many challenges during the…  


Building forward together: Towards an inclusive and resilient Asia and the Pacific

This report, released two years after COVID-19 began spreading around the world, considers how countries have been responding to this complex and still evolving pandemic, and highlights key elements…  


UNDP Pacific Gender Equality Strategy & Implementation Plan 2021 - 2022

Within this Gender Equality Strategy and Action Plan 2021 - 2022, UNDP is well placed to ensure that gender equality and the empowerment of women are integrated into every aspect of its work to…  


Gender Mainstreaming Training

The Gender Capacity Development Plan has been prepared to guide capacity enhancement of UNDP staff and partners on gender mainstreaming in all programs in order to achieve better gender equality…  

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