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PIANGO share the spirit of Independence with the people Vanuatu and stand in solidarity for a free West Papua

23rd July 2020

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

Poor governance and political interference in service provision are major issues holding back development in Solomon Islands.

20th July 2020

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.

Accountability mechanism of the VNR process a concern fo Samoa CSOs.

20th July 2020

Samoa CSO calls for an urgent need is to prioritize deeper and more ‘grassroots’ engagement to reflect socio-economic rural developments.

PNG CSO highlights violence against women, human rights and education at HLPF

20th July 2020

PNG Voluntary National Review (VNR) to reflect on building back better.

Education, data and civil society engagement a concern for ted States of Micronesia (FSM)

20th July 2020

The FSM Government must realize that collaboration with all stakeholders (private sector and civil society) will assist in compiling actual data needed for the indicators.

Urgent need to step up our efforts to protect the marine environment; Ilolahia

03rd June 2020

As much as the ocean keeps us connected while we remain apart, it needs each of us for its survival. The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) remain optimistic that the call for a moratorium, in order to support the research that will be taking place as part of the Decade of Ocean Science will allow Pacific leaders to be well-informed on how to progress with the Deep Sea Mining industry - if they choose to do so.

PIANGO joins call for significant actions on inequality, climate and social justice

26th September 2019

The #Standtogethernow global campaign calls on governments to guarantee the right to freedoms of expression, association and assembly and to ensure inclusion and participation for all; freely in all levels of decision-making processes without fear of violence or intimidation. It also calls on states actors to commit to reduction of military budgets in order to fund climate and environmental protection and fight against poverty, hunger and inequality.

Pacific CSO ‘hustle to a new level’at the global level

17th July 2019

Pacific CSO seek answers from Tongan government.

Challenge of exclusion and inequality remains for Fiji in SDGs: Fiji CSOs

16th July 2019

NEW YORK———-Fiji had promised to implement sustainable development goals (SDGs), pledging to leave no one behind. However, for those that are marginalized due to living in remote maritime islands, those living with disability and gender based violence for example, the risk of exclusion remains, not only in Fiji, but throughout the region.  However, for those...

Scale up effectiveness agenda in SDGs-Pacific rep tells global meet

15th July 2019

The current review of the United Nations High Level Political Forum is an opportunity for stakeholders to firmly embed development effectiveness into the discourse on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). PIANGO NLU member, Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS) executive director, Vani Catanasiga told participants at the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GEPEDC) Senior...