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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,

11 07, 2019

Fiji Council of Social Services wants NGO seat at the table

2019-10-09T09:41:30+13:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Pacific Civil Society|Tags: , , , , |

The Fiji Council of Social Services has urged the United Nations to consider the inclusion of discussions on non-state actors’ reviews of the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in future High-Level Political Forums (HLPF). Speaking at the United Nations Expert Group Meeting (EGM) on Lessons Learnt from the first cycle of the

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

Youth in the Pacific

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

Youth are constantly acknowledged as the 'future' and key to resolving many of the region's issues, but still face all kinds of challenges, including tokenism from leaders, access to resources and lack of interest. A large proportion of the population of most Pacific Island Countries consists of young people. Youth are

14 11, 2018

Civic space in the Pacific

2019-04-02T16:55:46+13:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

Collective action by civil society groups in the Pacific has a proud history but is also fraught with challenges Collective action by civil society groups in the Pacific has a proud history but is also fraught with challenges. With technology, civic action has become easier but there also remains the challenge

2 10, 2018

Pacific NGOs strengthen governance with UN regional anti-corruption project

2018-10-15T14:39:00+13:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , |

Pacific regional non-government organisations are benefiting from a new partnership between the Pacific Regional NGO Alliance (PRNGO) and the UN Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption (UN-PRAC) Project to strengthen governance within NGOs. PRNGO and UN-PRAC recently undertook a workshop in Suva, Fiji with PRNGO representatives to provide recommendations on updating and strengthening governance in PRNGO’s 14-year-old