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On the brink of a crisis

Climate change has created unprecedented development challenges for Pacific SIDS. Thinking about the cost of increasing frequency and severity of climate-related disasters alone, damage and losses…  


Solevaka – A virtual community for SDG Partnerships

In this contemporary society, online platforms are fast emerging to create and add value to the globalized and complex world of information.  


New report takes stock of RMI's development finance

The Marshall Islands Government in partnership with UNDP launched a Development Finance Assessment Report that maps a broad range of past, current, and anticipated sources of development finance…  


Development Finance Assessment for Republic of the Marshall Islands

The primary purpose of this Development Finance Assessment is to assist Marshall Islands government in establishing an integrated national financing framework for the achievement of their development…  


Entrepreneurship and Innovation in the Pacific

The following report presents an overview and main findings of an innovation workshop that focused on the question, ‘what does innovation look like in the Pacific and how can we better support the…  


UNDP launches Accelerator Lab for the Pacific

It’s the dawn of a new era for innovation in the Pacific. Today, the UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji launches it’s first-ever Accelerator Lab for the Pacific region. The Accelerator Labs represent UNDP’s…  


SDG+ Youth Social Entrepreneurs Pitching Event as part of Youth Feast 2019

The main goal is to harness the talent and the skills of our young entrepreneurs and leaders to deliver on the development outcomes mainly the 17 Sustainable Development Goals commonly known as the…  


How to build a bakery: A young entrepreneur’s approach

Some successful businesses begin with extensive training and experience. Some start with a sandwich. Wendy Maeobia is a young entrepreneur who went from marketing sandwiches and pineapple pie to…  


Wakalani helps her community of women become financially innovative

It’s after 2 o’clock in the afternoon and a group of women from Etil (a village 20 minutes from Port Vila) gather around 54-year-old matriarch, Wakalani Alphonse.  


Fiji National Poverty Forum

Alleviating poverty, hardship, and deprivation- and ensuring that the benefits of progress reach everybody in Fiji- could not be more important. And the challenges involved in realising that vision…  

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