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2018 press releases


UNDP and SPC partner to support coastal adaptation in Tuvalu

UNDP and the Pacific Community signed a Letter of Agreement, cementing their mutual commitment to work together to improve Tuvalu’s resilience to coastal flooding under the Tuvalu Coastal Adaptation…  


Access to Justice Mapping Report Launched

A mapping of formal justice and police services across the country was launched today by Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Justice and Legal Affairs Ethel Sigimanu to guide planning and policy…  


Project to Support the Achievement of National Energy Targets of Vanuatu

Renewable energy resources such as solar, wind, hydro and biofuel are under-utilized to meet the energy requirements in Vanuatu. According to Vanuatu’s Acting Director-General for the Ministry of…  


Citizens to Expect Effective Service Delivery with Launch of Tracking System

A pilot service delivery tracking system, launched this week, will ensure citizens are able to track and monitor their applications for services offered by the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty…  


Fiji REACH Project Exceeds Community Outreach Target

The REACH Project which set out a target of reaching 4,000 Fijians has managed to reach more than double the targeted figure in facilitating citizen’s access to essential Government services.  


Governor of Central Bank of Samoa joins UN Task Force on Digital Financing of SDGs

Central Bank of Samoa’s Governor, Maiava Atalina Emma Ainuu-Enari has been appointed as the Pacific Representative to the United Nations’ newly launched Task Force on Digital Financing of the…  


Adapting Towards Resilience: Water and Sanitation is Everybody’s Business

Water and sanitation is everybody’s business” from “ridge to reef” and “from community to cabinet.” Under Secretary to the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Rural Electrification Daniel Rove made the…  


Retreat for MPs Emphasises Enhanced Community Engagement

To assist Members of Parliament of the Republic of Fiji gain a deeper understanding of their main functions of scrutiny, oversight and representation, a three-day retreat for MPs in the new term is…  


Peacebuilding Innovation Forum Inspires Young Social Entrepreneurs

More than 200 youth from across Western and Choiseul provinces will return to their communities motivated to tackle persistent issues following the Youth Peacebuilding Innovation Forum in Gizo this…  


RMI Practice Parliament for Women Seeks to Boost Representation

Women from 24 electoral districts in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) are currently attending a two-day preparatory session for the second Practice Parliament for Women, in a proactive move…  

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