Public consultation on Tonga's final status on the Millennium Development GoalsSep 1, 2015http://www.fj.undp.org/content/fiji/en/home/presscenter/pressreleases/2015/09/01/public-consultation-on-tonga-s-final-status-on-the-millennium-development-goals/
Vanuatu │ Aniwa Cooperative reopens to the community and business is booming Sep 1, 2015There is a flurry of activity outside the newly renovated Mama’s Cooperative on Aniwa Island in Vanuatu’s Tafea Province. Three months after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated Vanuatu, the women of Aniwa have taken over the operations of the local cooperative, the first shipment food and household items received, stocked, priced and on sale.
New Members of Parliament in Tuvalu undergo Induction SeminarAug 27, 2015Newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) are currently undergoing a week-long Induction Seminar in the country’s capital, Funafuti. The induction seminar is aimed at enabling MPs to better understand and more effectively perform their roles as MPs.
UNDP launches storytelling contest to amplify climate coverage on the run up to Paris summitAug 27, 2015UNDP has launched today a global storytelling contest, Voices2Paris, to contribute to raising public awareness on the negative impacts of climate change as well as on the opportunities and solutions seen in actions by individuals and governments alike across vulnerable developing countries worldwide.
Strengthening resilience of market vendors through Continuing Market Business Education Aug 25, 2015The Nadi market was under water when twin floods devastated the Western part of Fiji in early 2012, followed by the Cyclone Evan hit the same area in December.
Developing her market business with smile and learningAug 25, 2015Under a blue tarpaulin shade put up at the temporary market space next to the bus terminal in Lautoka, stalls selling vegetables, fruits, root crops, market vendors were slowly starting another busy day.
Tongan youths add their voices to Sustainable Development Goals discussions on International Youth DayAug 19, 2015(Nuku’alofa, Tonga) – Over 100 youth from around Nuku’alofa, gathered on August 12 to celebrate International Youth Day in the country’s capital with a day-long activities, including panel discussions on the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), art activities, and a visit to Parliament.
Workshops targeting development of Fiji’s youthAug 13, 2015Youths from Western Division gathered in numbers at a workshop in Nativi village, Ra on the International Youth Day and discussed how young Fijians could best address the challenges they faced in order to develop their capacity to effectively participate in decision making.
UNDP and Government of Palau sign agreement to improve data access and analysisAug 6, 2015The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Republic of Palau Government signed a cost-sharing agreement to support a new project that will provide statistical evidence that will not only highlight inequalities but provide insights to address current vulnerabilities in Palau.
New project to build long-term resilience to climate changeJun 18, 2015Vanuatu government committed to increased efforts to recovery from cyclone Pam and building long-term resilience to climate change.