The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has today signed an agreement with the Government of Tonga to support governance and promote democracy in Tonga.
Communities which traditionally depended on yams and taro for a staple diet have admitted switching to sweet potatoes and cassava as their farms can no longer grow the former crops.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and its partners in the Pacific are today observing the milestone of 1,000 days to the end of 2015 – the target date for achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
The Ministry of Provincial and Institutional Strengthening formally launches Ward Profiling and Strategic Planning formulation for nine provincial governments in Solomon Islands in the first week of April 2013.
The United Nations presented today the first findings from an unprecedented global conversation through which people from all over the world have been invited to help Member States shape the future development agenda that will build on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) after their target date at the end of 2015.
Flood affected families in Nadi who benefitted from Fiji’s first cash-for-work project to recover from the devastating effects of the twin floods of early 2012, had a first-hand chance to share their stories with Nicholas Rosellini, the UNDP Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.
The Pacific region can take appropriate actions to advance human development, as outlined in the 2013 Human Development Report—The Rise of the South: Human Progress in a Diverse World.
The Solomon Islands Government’s effort to ensure fair elections and improve the effectiveness of Parliament received a boost today, with the signing of a multimillion dollar project.
The Sisi Initiative Site Support Group was recently celebrated by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) with an award ceremony in Vosasivo Village, Natewa for winning the Equator Prize 2012, a prestigious international award that recognizes innovation and leadership in community-based sustainable development approaches.
Tuvalu is looking to trade to achieve some of its key development objectives, including alleviating poverty.
The Standard Basic Assistance Agreement (SBAA) was signed by the Prime Minister, Lord Tu'ivakano and the UNDP Resident Representative Mr. Knut Ostby, defining cooperation arrangements between the Government of Tonga and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
The 8th Olbiil Era Kelulau (OEK), in partnership with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) conducted an Awareness and Development Issues Seminar with newly elected members of the 9th Olbiil Era Kelulau from 8-11 January, 2013.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today launched a new online portal allowing open, comprehensive public access to data on UNDP's work in 177 countries and territories, fulfilling a commitment to full transparency by 2013 above and beyond international standards.
Newly elected parliamentarians in Vanuatu have completed a three day induction programme, feeling confident in their knowledge of how Parliament works and what their duties and responsibilities as MPs are.
With only three years to go before the 2015 deadline when countries worldwide aimed to have achieved the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), participants attending the Tonga MDG-Media Training Workshop were reminded that if Tonga was to achieve the MDG targets, there must be increased collaboration between the Government and civil society organizations, youth, churches and the community at large.
Vanuatu’s newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) today started a three day induction programme aimed at enabling them to better understand and more effectively perform their roles as parliamentarians.