The development of citizen budget guidelines is a key milestone that will simplify budget information and encourage engagement to monitor public funds and resources that are allocated in accordance with the wishes and needs of the people. Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) through a partnership with UNDP has […]
PIANGO’s approach to capacity strengthening for its national liaison units is characterized by its collaborative process based on feedback and Action Research (Action Research here is defined as a research process which integrates members of the system under study into the research team). This approach will require PIANGO to work […]
PIANGO recognises that leadership is crucial to development effectiveness and that throughout the region there have been many initiatives designed to address this. PIANGO has in the past, taken a lead role in building capacity in CSO and together with UNDP and UNITECH founded a successful Graduate Diploma in NGO […]
The application of an action research methodology suited to Pacific Island communities and that is to critically examine, address issues and take ownership of their own learning is how PIANGO is approaching and rethinking the Development Paradigm in the region. PIANGO is looking at influencing policy advocacy through action research. […]
PIANGO along with other global CSOs actively engaged in the global development cooperation discourse as well as the international aid effectiveness agreements leading up to the Busan 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness and thereafter in the Post 2015 development agenda negotiations. As a global CSO leader in the […]
Effective and visionary leadership and innovation supported by accountable management and good governance and impactive programs are cornerstones of PIANGO’s emergence as a key and influential regional development actor. Raising PIANGO’s own profile as well as that of the NGO sector itself, enhancing the individual and collective effectiveness of the […]
UNDP under its PFM and Governance in the Pacific project, funded by the European Union, has partnered with PIANGO to implement the project to five of its National Liaison Unit (NLU’s) in the region that includes Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon and Tuvalu.
For over 25 years, the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organisation (PIANGO) served the Pacific through strengthening and building the capacity of the civil society sector. This is through giving the sector a voice to policy formulation and development and strengthening National Liaison Unit (NLU) or the umbrella organisations in […]
Vanuatu is the only Pacific country that has been constantly sponsoring the self-determination of West Papua at the regional and international level and this was evident in today’s victory march
Whilst Solomon CSO applaud the VNR committee’s use of the often critical Auditor General report in their review, we point out that poor governance and political interference in service provision are major issues holding back development.