• Winning photoCapturing corruption contest winners visit Fiji

    Originally posted, Fiji Times Tuesday Feb 24, 2015 THREE youth from the Pacific have been identified as winners of a capturing corruption photo contest and have won an all-expenses trip to Fiji to attend the Pacific Youth Forum against Corruption, which began on Sunday, February 22 in Nadi. The winning entries from the Cook Islands […]

  • Youths are vital to the success in fighting corruption

    NADI, 24 FEBRUARY 2015 (UNDP) —Young people can bring about cultural change in attitudes and behaviours towards corruption, have the vitality and perspective that needs to be heard, and the creativity and innovation that is needed to address this complex agenda. Osnat Lubrani, UN Resident Coordinator and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, made […]

  • Pacific Youth Against Corruption Final Dec 9 copyPacific Youth Capture Corruption

    NADI, 19 JANUARY 2015 (UNDP) —- Youth from around the Pacific region are being encouraged to capture images of the effects of corruption and to enter the images in a photo contest that could win them an all-expenses paid trip to Fiji to attend the Pacific Youth against Corruption Forum in February 2015. The photo […]

  • 37e331b7a1b39f090b1249a069a513d3_LPacific Youth Call to Action on Human Rights (PYCHR) 2014

     “Our Voice, Our Right, Our Lives – Pacific Leaders, today you meet to discuss issues impacting Our people, Our Homes, Our Nations and Our lives today and in the future. We believed, campaigned and voted for many of you to be where you are because we know YOU would make the difference. Leaders, National, State […]

  • ???????????????????????????????SPC Supports Young Voices

    “Tuesday 24 June 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji – There are approximately two million young people aged between 15 and 24 years in the Pacific region, yet their voices are seldom heard in decision-making processes. The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is helping to change that… The issue of young […]

  • 10302030_10152241567637672_1412981560793638230_nWomen’s Major Group and Major Group of Children and Youth Joint Statement

    Tahere Siisiialafia, board member of the Pacific Youth Council delivered the Statement on behalf of the Major Group on Women & Major Group on Children & Youth at the SIDS Final Prepatory Committee Meeting currently underway at the United Nations in New York from June 23 – 27, 2014. The statement can be viewed by clicking this […]

  • 10304339_665470250168693_173165834087389653_nLoss and Damage is a Human Rights and Climate Justice Issue

    11/06/2014 “Loss and Damage is a Human Rights and Climate Justice issue. The most vulnerable countries are most likely to suffer”, says Sharmind Neelormi, Associate Professor, Department of Economics at the Jahangirnagar University in Bangladesh.  Dr. Neerlomi is the only woman who has written a substantive evidence based report on Gender, Loss & Damage . […]

  • Gender Workshop Nadi 167 - CopyPartnerships with Civil Society Organisations key to Addressing Gender, Climate Change and Sustainable Development

    Creating connections and strengthening partnerships in gender, climate change response and sustainable development were discussed in Nadi by participants from 13 Pacific islands countries. Over 30 CSO, feminist, women-led and youth participants from around the region  participated in a two-day Civil Society Forum as part of the week-long ‘Pacific Partnerships to Strengthen Gender, Climate Change Response & […]

  • image001Samoan Youths Gearing up for Small Island Developing States Meeting in Apia

    Tuesday 20 May 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Suva, Fiji – Thirty members of Samoa’s National Youth Council are putting their voices together to speak out on priority issues affecting young people in Samoa at the upcoming Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in September 2014 in Apia, Samoa. This was […]

  • TNYC_logoYoung Entrepreneurs of Tonga

    As one of the Trade Pasifika Exhibitors in April, 2014, the Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) Unit is under The Tongan National Youth Congress (TNYC) and represents youth entrepreneurship.  The VCO began the local production of virgin coconut oil in 1998, by 2005 found there was an over produce in local production, 2006 TNYC made the […]