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8 09, 2017

Civil Society & Private Sector Joint Press Conference at 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting

2018-10-01T12:16:38+13:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: |

The 48th PIF Leaders Meeting took place from 4-8 September 2017, in Apia, Samoa. The gathering will include: the Smaller Islands States Leaders Meeting (4 September); the Pacific ACP Leaders Meeting (5 September); the Official Opening of the 48th Pacific Islands Forum (5 September); the Forum Leaders Dialogue with Civil Society Organisations and Private

12 07, 2016

USAID and PACAM awarded a new grant to SUNGO to reduce the vulnerabilities of communities to climate change impacts

2018-10-01T12:16:39+13:00July 12th, 2016|Categories: News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News, SUNGO|Tags: |

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s (U.S.AID) Pacific-American Climate Fund (P.A.C.A.M) awarded a new grant to the Samoa Umbrella for Non-Governmental Organizations (S.U.N.G.O) to reduce the vulnerabilities of communities to climate change impacts.

27 06, 2016

Tonga: Women Make History in Local Government elections

2018-10-01T12:16:39+13:00June 27th, 2016|Categories: CSFT, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

The Local Government elections took place on Wednesday 29 June 2016 of which 18 women stood as candidates for District and Town Officer Positions. Since March during International Women’s Day, the Women’s Division of the Ministry of Internal Affairs together with key stakeholders of the civil society under the

1 02, 2016

Capacity Building for the Women to run on Local Government Election

2018-10-01T12:16:39+13:00February 1st, 2016|Categories: CSFT, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

Capacity Building for the Women to run on Local Government Election The Civil Society Forum of Tonga led a half day workshop to the women that they will participate on 2016 election for the local government as a Town Officer or a District Officer. This is a follow up

14 07, 2015

Closing Remarks By Cook Islands Civil Society Organisation at Pacific Islands Development Forum 2015

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00July 14th, 2015|Categories: CICSO, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

Closing Remarks By Keutekarakia Mataroa Acting Chairman, Piango Executive Member, Cook Islands Civil Society Organisation at Pacific Islands Development Forum 2015 Your Excellencies, Ambassadors and High Commissioners; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Distinguished Delegates Guests & Participants; Ladies & Gentlemen. Kia Orana and Bula to you All. I am

28 03, 2013

Earth Hour in Tuvalu – Coming this Saturday 30th March 2013

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00March 28th, 2013|Categories: News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News, TANGO|

In Tuvalu, Earth Hour 2013 will be held on Saturday March 30 at 8:00pm-9:00pm. So save the date and keep listening to the radio for more information as the program gets finalised. Or visit earthhour.org to see how the rest of the world united to protect the planet. At

20 03, 2013

TANGO helps Tuvalu celebrate World Day for Water – Friday 22nd March

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00March 20th, 2013|Categories: News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News, TANGO|

The TANGO Tuvalu Water Waste and Sanitation (TWWS) Project Competition for World Day for Water To celebrate this world day, TANGO is running a competition for students of Nauti Primary School, Seventh Day Adventist Church Primary School, Fetuvalu High School and Motufoua Secondary School. The theme for this year's

26 11, 2012

Civil society organisations help the Cooks develop

2018-10-01T15:17:32+13:00November 26th, 2012|Categories: CICSO, News from Polynesia, Pacific Identities, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

A large gathering of regional non-governmental organisations heard that better dialogue between them, government and donor partners is needed to develop Pacific countries effectively. The Cook Islands was represented by Cook Islands Civil Society Organisations (CISCO) director Ngara Katuke at a regional consultation for civil society organisations (CSOs) to

20 01, 2012

CIANGO becomes CISCO

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00January 20th, 2012|Categories: CICSO, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

CIANGO is changing its name. The umbrella organisation, which manages all local and regional non-government organisations, is now the Cook Islands Civil Society Organisations (CICSO). CIANGO becomes CISCO Friday January 20, 2012 Written by Rachel Reeves Published in National The main reason of this to reinstate or revive the

12 02, 2009

Dr. Malofou from SUNGO in Samoa expresses thoughts during CSO workshop in 2009

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00February 12th, 2009|Categories: News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News, SUNGO|

Dr. Malofou Nuualofa Potoi from SUNGO in Samoa expresses her thoughts and wishes on the upcoming implementation process in her country. The CIVICUS Civil Society Index (CSI) programme conducted their 6th training workshop on 10-12 February 2009 with partners from Asia Pacific. The partners were trained in the new methodology, and are

29 02, 1016

Civil Society Organisation’s Zika Zero Campaign

2018-10-01T12:16:40+13:00February 29th, 1016|Categories: CSFT, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

The WASH Cluster identified Friday 26 February as a ‘Clean Up’ day for the Cluster members to join the Clean Up Activity currently undertaken by the Tonga Red Cross Society in the community of Vaini. Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) as a member of the Cluster mobilized CSO

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