The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) is a regional network of NGO focal points or coordinating bodies known as National Liaison Units (NLUs) based in 22 Pacific Island countries and territories. PIANGO was formally established in 1991 to assist NGOs in the Pacific to initiate action, give voice to their concerns and work collaboratively with other development actors for just and sustainable human development. PIANGO's primary role is to be a catalyst for collective action, to facilitate and support coalitions and alliances on issues of common concern, and to strengthen the influence and impact of NGO efforts in the region.
September 29, 2015 - Global civil society have challenged world leaders to be more inclusive and engage with other sectors to effectively implement the newly-adopted 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. A high-level United Nations event on implementing the post-2015 agenda in New York yesterday … Continue reading →
September 2, 2015 - Vote of Thanks by Mr. Keutekarakia Mataroa, the Acting Chairman and Head of Delegation, PIANGO and the Executive Member of the Cook Islands Civil Society Organisations Inc at Third PIDF Leaders Summit, 2-4 September 2015 _________________________________________________________________ The Honourable Josaia Voreqe … Continue reading →
Philippines, Pacific Island nations sign a ‘Climate Justice declaration’ to hold big polluters accountable
June 9, 2015 - Port Vila, Vanuatu. 9 June, 2015— The President of Vanuatu joined climate-impacted communities from Tuvalu, Kiribati, Fiji and the Solomon Islands as well as representatives from the Philippines vowing to seek ‘Climate Justice’ and hold big fossil fuel … Continue reading →
May 7, 2015 - By: Alicia Bárcena (Riviera Maya, Mexico) In the upcoming months, decision-makers and leaders will have unprecedented opportunities to establish, within a multi-lateral framework, a transformational agenda for the future of sustainable development. In a context of global paradigm shifts, the … Continue reading →
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