Soccer viewers in Solomon Islands will soon be able to see the international soccer stars Zinedine Zidane and Didier Drogba promoting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) on One Television.
Fiji continues to be reliant on imported fossil fuel for the generation of power to homes and businesses as well as for transportation.
The newly established Nauru Entrepreneurship Development Project commences first training sessions this week.
A workshop conducted in May by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Congressmen in the Federated States of Micronesia enabled the national legislators to agree to priority areas for strengthening the Congress’ internal capacity.
If you ask ten people what poverty is you are likely to get ten different answers. To measure poverty is difficult, and experts are divided on the question of how this is best done.
Saturday 29 May the workshop “Reporting on the MDGs” was arranged in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The purpose of the workshop was to increase the awareness and visibility of the MDGs in the Solomon media.
While the whole world is grappling with issues of poverty, our young rugby players are making their contributions to poverty reduction known.
The upcoming national elections in Solomon Islands provide an opportunity to reflect on the country’s commitment to attaining the Millennium Development Goals.
Bringing banking to the doorsteps of rural villagers in Fiji and combining this with training on saving and investing money has led to improvements in their wellbeing. This was revealed by a United Nations report launched in Suva today.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, Ms Ligia Elizondo, arrived in Fiji today having just visited the Solomon Islands.
It looked scary when villagers dressed like traditional warriors rushed towards Ms Ligia Elizondo with spears and bush knives, but it was only part of Horobau’s heartily welcome to UNDP’s Deputy Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific.
Imagine a woman lying unconscious and dressed in the tattered remnants of her clothing after a disaster.
Gender inequality still exists across Asia and the Pacific, a report recently released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) says.
Students of the International Seconday School (ISS) and three other schools, Adi Cakobau School, Marist Brothers High School and Saint Josephs Secondary School, are currently participating in the ISS-Model UN
The first public hearing by the Solomon Islands Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) concluded today, with 19 witnesses giving sometimes wrenching personal testimony on their experiences during five years of civil conflict known as the “tension”.