The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) organized an Inception Workshop to launch the implementation of a new climate change adaptation project, “Enhancing resilience of communities to the adverse effects of climate change in agriculture and food security” last week.
The last six years, Solomon Islands did better in providing primary education for all and in reducing children’s and mothers’ deaths at or around childbirth.
Honiara, Solomon Islands.
Youth are not just the future, but are very much a part of the present, and because of this Pacific leaders should pay greater attention to the concerns of young people.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is expanding its reach in the Pacific with the establishment of an office in the Kingdom of Tonga.
The Office of the Speaker, in collaboration with the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), today launched a two-day FSM Congress Orientation Seminar for the elected members of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
Would climate change still be a priority if there were no funds available? The availability of climate funds should not dictate the development agenda of Pacific Island countries. Instead, their national priorities should identify the development path they want to take.
At first glance there is little in common between Tonga and Bhutan. One is a Pacific Island nation of about 110,000 people, while the other is an eastern Himalayan nation of about 708, 000 people.
The next generation of children in Fiji will be equipped with skills to better handle spending, saving and investing money throughout their lives.
At the beginning of this year I visited the Ekipe village in Vanuatu to meet with rural women, men and children. UNDP has helped this community to establish regular access to sources of fresh water, helping the villagers to deal with the problem of increased water salinity due to the rising sea levels.
Government officials of the Federated States of Micronesia were today briefed on the 20th Anniversary edition of the Human Development Report (HDR) as a follow up to the global launch that took place early this month.
Website re-launched for 20th anniversary of Human Development Report with new interactive data tools, 20 years of past reports, expanded statistical resources.
The 2010 Human Development Index (HDI) - a composite national measure of health, education and income for 169 countries.
The 2010 Human Development Report, released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today, features three innovative new measurements complementing the Report’s traditional Human Development Index (HDI): the Inequality-adjusted HDI, the Gender Inequality Index and the Multidimensional Poverty Index.
20th Anniversary UNDP report finds long-term progress in health, education not determined by income; introduces new indices for gender, poverty, inequality.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Fiji last week (20 October) marked a series of events to raise awareness about eliminating poverty, launching a new report on the country’s progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
An agreement to support the Government of Tuvalu’s Support to Parliament project was today signed by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the British High Commission in Fiji.