The Equator Initiative announced yesterday the names of twenty-five local community groups to receive the Equator Prize 2012 in recognition of their outstanding contributions to sustainable development.
The Global Environment Facility’s Small Grants Programmes, implemented by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in 14 countries of the region, have empowered communities to take action and protect their environment.
The Ministry of Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology (MECDM) organized an Inception Workshop to launch the implementation of a new climate change adaptation project, “Enhancing resilience of communities to the adverse effects of climate change in agriculture and food security” last week.
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is expanding its reach in the Pacific with the establishment of an office in the Kingdom of Tonga.
The Office of the Speaker, in collaboration with the United Nation Development Programme (UNDP), today launched a two-day FSM Congress Orientation Seminar for the elected members of the Seventeenth Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia.
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.