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.
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
November 28, 2014 - Tuna fisheries management and other natural resource conservation initiatives will benefit from a partnership between the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organizations and WWF-Pacific. Signing a Memorandum of Understanding to work more collaboratively, the heads of both organizations commit to … Continue reading
November 25, 2014 - Last week PIANGO successfully carried out a week’s meeting on CSO Accountability and Aid Monitoring with funding from CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE). The meeting was not only beneficial to Fiji CSOs and NGO bodies that were attending but … Continue reading
October 25, 2014 - The East West Center is pleased to announce a simplified application process for the 2015 – 2016 Asia Pacific Leadership Program Fellowship (APLP)! As you already know, the APLP is a signature program of the East-West Center. Each annual class of … Continue reading
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