Support to Rights, Empowerment and Cohesion for rural and urban Fijians for sustainable developmentOct 16, 2015The importance of building resilient social, economic and governance systems was highlighted as a key enabler for rural and urban Fijians to both contribute to and benefit from sustainable development by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at the opening of the Fiji National Women’s Expo on 14 October.
Community Social Good Summit in Sigatoka focuses on the new Sustainable Development GoalsSep 28, 2015To raise awareness around the newly adopted Sustainable Development Goals, UN Women and the United Nations Development Programme in Fiji partnered with Sigatoka Town Council to hold the Community Social Good Summit featuring the Continuing Market Business Education for market vendors as part of the Markets for Change project.
Tonga to celebrate International Day of Democracy - Making Space for WomenSep 10, 2015Tonga citizens will gather on 15 September, 2015 to recognize the International Day of Democracy in a day-long workshop of discussions, presentations, and breakout groups focused on ‘Making Space for Women’ in the country’s democratic institutions, particularly in local representative positions.
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/
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.
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.