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 informed by the people, by our spirituality, culture and identity, acknowledging local knowledge and understanding of our own context to advocate for policy change.
05th March 2017
Date: 6 March 2017 SUVA – Indonesia’s scathing attack on Vanuatu at the 34th UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) session is an attempt to divert the international community’s attention away from the ongoing human rights violations taking place in West Papua. These sentiments were echoed by the Pacific Islands Association of NGOs(PIANGO)executive director, Emele Duituturaga...