Our Focus Areas

 

 

Strengthening CSO Platform in the Pacific

PIANGO’s approach to capacity strengthening for its national liaison units is characterized by its collaborative process based on feedback and Action Re-search (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 with its NLUs collaboratively from the initial stage of defining the problem, collecting data, analysing the data and de...

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CSO Capacity Strengthening

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 PIANGO network to provide relevant capacity building services, strengthening relations with other ...

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Pacific Developmental Leadership

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 Management program. There is a clear role for PIANGO in this work, it is seen as valuable by our members and we have the organisational capac...

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Development Effectiveness

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 Busan Partnership, PIANGO will continue to champion the advocacy to focus on development effectiveness in the Pacific Islands region i...

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Action Research & Policy Advocacy

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. This approach is taking a critical perspective; a Pacific perspective from the people, articulating a paradigm inform...

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