• Waste Management and Livelihoods Recovery Initiative in VanuatuOn 13 March 2015, Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam wreaked havoc over Vanuatu affecting about 188,000 people and left 11 dead out of an estimated total population of 272,000 on 23 islands. On March 15, Vanuatu's President appealed for international support to respond the nation’s “unprecedented damages”.

  • How do men and women use their time?This time-use study was conducted in Tuvalu in April 2013. The approach involved one-on-one interviews, recording what the person did for every half hour throughout a 24-hour day

  • Tonga Governance Strengthening ProgrammeTonga Governance Strengthening ProgrammeThe Tonga Governance Strengthening Programme aims to draw together three interrelated governance initiatives to avoid duplication and strengthen synergies amongst the three components: * Support to Parliament. * Support to civil society organizations (CSOs). * Support to the Tonga Electoral Commission.

  • Post-Cyclone Livelihoods Recovery and Cash-for-WorkPost-Cyclone Livelihoods Recovery and Cash-for-WorkThe United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) supported Post-Cyclone and Cash-for-Work project provided a temporary source of cash income in exchange for work related to debris clean-up, restoration of livelihoods activities and improving preparedness for future cyclones.

  • Nauru Entrepreneurship Development ProgrammeNauru Entrepreneurship Development ProgrammeThe objective of the Nauru Entrepreneurship Development Programme was to build and strengthen the entrepreneurial capacity of Nauruans to confidently engage in individual enterprises that will provide a sustainable livelihood to those who are currently unemployed or underemployed. Particular focus was given to empowering women and young people to engage in work and self-employment.


UNDP is the UN’s global development organization, advocating for change and connecting the Pacific to knowledge, experience and resources to help the peoples of the Pacific build a better life. The Fiji Multi-Country Office serves the Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.