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27 09, 2019

Planning and navigating social change

2019-09-27T10:53:07+13:00September 27th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

This guidebook is designed to assist those working to bring about social change by providing tools and processes that prioritise the complex interpersonal relationships that exist between Pacific Islanders, and which permeate Pacific institutions of all kinds, at all levels. Social change initiatives must understand, work with and respond to the intricate and

27 08, 2019

Joining forces to ensure nobody is left behind

2019-10-09T10:03:23+13:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pacific Identities, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

By Harrison Selman The Pacific Disability Forum (PDF) and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF) have agreed to work together in addressing sexual and reproductive health needs of people living with disability. Their Memorandum of Understanding ( MoU) formalises and builds on the existing partnership between the organisations. IPPF Director Programme and Operations,

10 05, 2019

The Peace Corner Podcast – Fiji’s Sharon Bhagwan Rolls

2019-10-09T09:21:31+13:00May 10th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pacific Identities, Pacific Resilience|Tags: , , , |

The Peace Corner podcast interviews Fiji’s Sharon Bhagwan Rolls, a long-time feminist activist working in the field of Women, Peace and Security. From military coups in Fiji, Sharon talks about her long career striving for more inclusive and peaceful societies; especially urging against the ghettoisation of women in peacebuilding!

16 11, 2018

PasifikaRising.org platform and guide for civil society groups launched

2018-11-16T17:08:48+13:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

NEWS RELEASE | Suva, Fiji | 16 November 2018 A platform aimed at supporting capacity development and resource-sharing among Pacific civil society groups was launched today by the European Union’s Head of Cooperation, Mr Christoph Wagner. PasifikaRising.org is a production of the Raising Pacific Voices (RPV) programme, a regional European Union (EU) funded project

16 11, 2018

Women in the Pacific

2019-04-02T16:55:46+13:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Polynesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , |

Today, the issue of human rights, gender-based violence and decision making, are high on the agenda of Pacific leaders, but there is still much work to do. Women and girls in the Pacific face some of the highest levels of the violence which intimately affects all aspects of their lives. To

15 11, 2018

Organisational Capacity Assessment Guide for Pacific Civil Society Organisations

2019-04-02T16:55:46+13:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , |

Download this Document This guide is part of a package of capacity development activities developed by the Raising Pacific Voices programme (RPV), a three-year civil society strengthening programme. It is intended to assist people working to strengthen inclusive, transparent, accountable and effective civil society organisations (CSOs) in the Pacific region. The guide provides

27 09, 2018

Unpacking conflict of interest in the civil society sector

2018-10-22T14:09:13+13:00September 27th, 2018|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

The Raising Pacific Voices program hosted a dinner for civil society sector workers to unpack the concept of conflict of interest and the difficulties of getting around this in Pacific communities. The event was convened on the sidelines of a workshop facilitated by the United Nations Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption