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A Young Pacific Woman’s Perspective on the 3rd United Nations Small Islands Development States (SIDS) Conference

REFLECTION FROM THE PACIFIC YOUTH COUNCIL/PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP GENDER CLIMATE CHANGE & SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT/ WOMEN’S MAJOR GROUP YOUNG WOMAN, CHILDREN & YOUTH ADVOCATE: A Young Pacific Woman’s Perspective on the 3rd United Nations Small Islands Development States (SIDS) Conference and the UN Process in Apia, Samoa – August 28 – September 4th , 2013. Inangaro Vakaafi, …

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Leadership or Ownership

This opinion piece appeared in the Fiji Times – Sunday 26 Jan, 2014 Fiji Times – Leadership or Ownership We talk so often about raising our next generation of leaders. We run workshops and seminars encouraging our young people to take the lead. My question to you though is, what worth is Leadership without Ownership? …

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Humanity remains deeply unequal despite impressive progress, says UNDP report

New York – A sustained reduction in inequality requires a shift to more inclusive growth patterns – supported by redistributive polices and changes in social norms – says a report launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark. The richest one percent of the world population owns about 40 percent of …

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Civil Society Update on Sixth Asia – Pacific Population Conference

Dear Colleagues, The review of the ICPD in Asia continued today, as civil society opened the process and participated Advances, challenges and ways forward: Asia Pacific CSO forum on ICPD beyond 2014, to prepare for the Sixth Asia- Pacific Population Conference (APPC). The meeting was attended by 130 CSO representatives from various organizations representing women’s …

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15 Mar / 2015Capturing corruption contest winners visit Fiji

  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, […]

Engaging Youth in Agriculture and Forestry; Experiences, Advice.

Engaging Youth in Agriculture and Forestry; Experiences, Advice. This is a very important strategy and the first of its kind for the Pacific to be developed by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community with funding from the Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation ACP-EU (CTA). The idea that it could help in increasing the …

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