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  • 12 Jun 2008
    Development assistance for Palau

    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.

  • 02 Jun 2008
    NICE Project holds consultations with community leaders on civic education

    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.

  • 26 May 2008
    Marshalls signs Action Plan with UNDP for next five years

    More assistance in the areas of Environment, Governance and Poverty Reduction will be rendered to the Marshallese people with the recent signing of the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2008-2012.

  • 16 May 2008
    Demand from community needed to strengthen financial management in public sector

    While opening a four day workshop for the Public Accounts Committee in Tarawa, President of Kiribati, Anote Tong highlighted the need to promote greater accountability and transparency in the use of Public funds.

  • 30 Apr 2008
    More resources, more roordination from new UN Presence

    The Prime Minister, Honourable Ham Lini Vanuaroroa today launched the new UN Joint Presence of the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Vanuatu.

  • 23 Apr 2008
    New UN Presence brings more resources

    The United Nations in Solomon Islands today launched its Joint Presence - a collaboration among the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

  • 22 Apr 2008
    Gender experts meet in Fiji for Pacific consultation

    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.

  • 07 Apr 2008
    Preparing for the Accra High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

    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.

  • 04 Apr 2008
    Ensuring aid effectiveness in the Pacific

    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.

  • 14 Mar 2008
    Sustainable land management to address degradation problems

    Rapid decline in areas of natural forests, unsustainable farming and logging are the main causes of land degradation in Fiji.

  • 11 Mar 2008
    Kiribati signs Country Programme Action Plan with UNDP

    The Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) 2008-2012 has been signed by the Government of Kiribati and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

  • 28 Feb 2008
    UNDP signs Action Plan with Vanuatu

    The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Vanuatu have signed the Country Programme Action Plan (CPAP) for 2008-2012.

  • 06 Feb 2008
    UNDP launches revamped Information Disclosure Policy

    The Information Disclosure Policy has been in existence since 1997.

  • 17 Jan 2008
    Parliamentary Induction Workshop for Members of Nauru Parliament

    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.

  • 14 Jan 2008
    Republic of Marshall Islands Induction Programme

    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.

  • 13 Dec 2007
    UNDP and New Zealand to support Civic Education Initiative in Fiji

    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.

  • 04 Dec 2007
    Parliamentary Induction Workshop for Members of Kiribati Parliament

    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.

  • 29 Nov 2007
    Induction for Tuvalu MP's

    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.

  • 22 Oct 2007
    Solomon Islands Speaker launches new website

    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.

  • 22 Oct 2007
    The first parliament website launched in Solomon Islands

    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.