The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Fiji last week (20 October) marked a series of events to raise awareness about eliminating poverty, launching a new report on the country’s progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
On Election Day 62 international election observers will be deployed in polling stations in more than half the constituencies in the Solomon Islands.
The United Nations (UN) will facilitate the coordination of international election observers during the 2010 National Parliament Election in Solomon Islands. For that purpose an Electoral Observation Coordination Team (EOCT) has recently arrived and started their work in Honiara.
More than 60 persons attended the “Education Stakeholders Parliamentary Seminar” held at Commonwealth Youth Center Thursday this week.
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.
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 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.
Imagine a woman lying unconscious and dressed in the tattered remnants of her clothing after a disaster.
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”.
Nine victims from the tensions in Solomon Islands testified before the Truth and Reconciliation Commission during the first day of public hearings.
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.
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.