The impact of the global economic and financial crisis in the Pacific cannot be fully addressed unless gender is integrated in all the responses.
The ongoing economic and financial crisis presents an opportunity to implement social protection programmes in the Pacific that address the needs of the vulnerable, said United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark in her keynote address at the Pacific Conference on the Human Face of the Global Economic Crisis that started today in Port Vila.
Three high-level United Nations meetings will take place in Vanuatu next week, bringing together top UN officials and leaders from the Pacific to assess the challenges faced by the region and to map out strategies to spur development amid the current global economic crisis.
A Training of Trainers for Gender, Disaster Risk Management and Climate Change will be held at Tanoa Plaza, Suva from 21-22 January, 2010.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), Multi Country Office based in Fiji today announces its newly re-designed website.
The Pacific Island Countries (PICs) are amongst the most vulnerable to climate change. Responsible for only a miniscule part of the world’s carbon emissions, they are the first to bear the brunt of the effects.
The International Volunteer Day was celebrated in Suva today with several key note addresses, cultural performances and the launching of the “Keep Suva Clean” campaign. The local theme for this year’s celebration in Fiji is “Volunteering for a Safer Environment”, given the Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen next week.
The United Nations is working closely with other development partners to support efforts by Pacific Island countries to assess and specify how they will each react to the impact of the current global economic crisis and future financial downturns.
An inception workshop on Capacity Building and Mainstreaming Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in Vanuatu is currently underway at the Le Lagon in Port Vila.
An effective Parliament leads to effective governance enabling better service for everyone.
The delivery of Civic Education to the communities of Fiji was given a major boost when stakeholders from Government, donors, civil society and non-government organizations met to agree on the way forward.
Government officials in Vanuatu were introduced to tools which will assist them in accelerating the pace of progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Three countries in the Pacific have been recognized globally for outstanding community marine conservation work.
Journals documenting the proceedings of the Upper and Lower Houses of the Fiji Parliament between 2000 and 2006 were handed over by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to the Parliament Secretariat in a ceremony
A Capacity Enhancement and Talanoa Workshop was organized for Parliamentarians of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga on Wednesday 16 July.
A Pacific UN Team recently met with the Government of Vanuatu and development partners in an effort to gauge how effectively they could work together in accelerating the pace of progress towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has signed the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) with the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga.
An inception workshop on Capacity Building and Mainstreaming Sustainable Land Management in Fiji took place today at the Land Resource Planning and Development.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will commit to a five year development assistance to the people of Palau in the areas of Poverty Reduction and the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), Good Governance and Human Rights and Environment and Sustainable Management.
Consultations are underway with community leaders in Fiji, in an effort to share information and raise awareness on civic education as well as discuss the best suited methods of reaching the diverse communities of Fiji.