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Being a woman Land Recorder in Solomon Islands: Realities, challenges and successes

Empowering women and developing inclusive laws and policies is a core commitment of UNDP. It requires equal participation and representation of women in decision-making on matters affecting their…  


TCAP supporting inclusive, climate-smart development planning for Tuvaluans

To strengthen the integration of climate change and disaster risk concerns in Island Strategic Plans, the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project has been working with local councils and communities,…  


Becoming limitless: connecting communities of Solomon Islands

Digital technology and equal access to digital means are at the core of how the United Nations Development Programme strives to achieve sustainable development, leaving no one behind. Recognising the…  


International Women’s Day 2021 – Women and Climate Security in the Pacific

International Women’s Day (March 8) is celebrated every year to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of women around the globe. The UN Development Programme (UNDP) recognizes that women’s…  


Finding resilience through entrepreneurship

The Western Division of Fiji is the main tourism hub of the country - it hosts the Nadi international airport and the inter-island ferry terminals, numerous upscale resorts and backpackers’ hostels,…  


Online courses on new technologies for Fijian workers

The coronavirus (COVDI-19) pandemic has impacted the tourism industry in the Pacific, resulting in the termination or reduced hours for a large portion of tourism workers. In Fiji, over 70,000 tourism…  


Hope and justice for sexual and gender-based violence survivors

Comforting survivors and assisting them to access justice continue to motivate Dr Losana Burua to carry out her work as clinical doctor at the Medical Services Pacific (MSP) post-rape clinic in Suva.  


Closing the Social Justice Gap

Julia (not her real name) has been a widow for over ten years. She lives in Malaita with her daughter. She fondly remembers her husband of 20 years as a caring and loving family man. After the loss of…  


Increasing Women’s Access to Land: Meet Women Who Build Peaceful and Equal Communities in Solomon Islands

Gender equality and women’s empowerment contribute to lasting peace and resilient communities. The union and collaboration between indigenous Solomon Islanders and other groups within the country were…  


Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation Project empowering women and girls

Over the past years, there has been a great shift in the roles of Tuvaluan women at home, in the community, and at the national and international levels. Now, women are engaged as lawyers,…  

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