Civil society members working in the area of gender, government representatives and development partners concluded a two day meeting in Suva today that discussed Pacific perspectives on gender inequality.
Pacific Island representatives today identified a set of key issues that they would like reflected in the next round of global discussions on aid effectiveness to be held in Accra in September.
A regional meeting started in Nadi today to examine the extent to which aid has improved development results for Pacific Island people and how these results can be further enhanced.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced today that it has doubled its resource allocation to 10 Pacific Island Countries for 2008-2010.
Rapid decline in areas of natural forests, unsustainable farming and logging are the main causes of land degradation in Fiji.
The Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2008-2012 has been signed by the Government of Kiribati and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) for 2008-2012.
The Information Disclosure Policy has been in existence since 1997.
Members of Parliament were urged to embrace a high degree of responsibility whilst discharging their duties and functions both in and outside the Parliament by H.E. the President of Nauru Hon. Marcus Stephen, at the opening of a three-day induction workshop which ended today (15-17 January, 2008) in the capital of Yaren.
Members of the Nitijela of Republic of Marshall Islands are now able to advocate and legislate strategically and effectively within the framework of the constitution to advance issues of concern to their constituents and the nation after participating in a 3-day Induction workshop (8 - 10 January) last week.
An agreement to support the Government of Fiji’s National Initiative on Civic Education was signed today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the New Zealand High Commission in Fiji.
On Wednesday 28 November 2007, the Vice President of the Republic of Kiribati, Honourable Teima Onorio officially opened a three-day (28 – 30 December) Parliamentary Induction Workshop for Members of Kiribati Parliament.
An induction seminar was conducted for the first time for Members of Parliament from 29-30 November 2007 at the Vaiaku Lagi Hotel in Funafuti, Tuvalu.
The website will support Members of Parliament to fulfill their constitutional duties by providing them with up-to-date information on a range of topics, including parliamentary business and procedure, bills and legislation, parliamentary debates, and committee proceedings and reports.
Members of Parliament in the Solomon Islands are now able to access a wide range of information relevant to their needs from their desktops, with the launch of the first parliament website.
The success of the Crab Bay Resource Management Initiative in pacific island nation of Vanuatu is an assurance of MDG (Millennium Development Goals) achievement in the region.
The United Nations Development Group (UNDG) Executive Committee agencies have agreed to jointly expand the presence of the UN in the Pacific.
The UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Assistant Administrator and Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, Dr Hafiz Pasha who is in the country for a series of UNDP meetings, officially launch the 2006 Human Development Report in the Pacific.