Programs

PIANGO Opens Partnership Office in Guam

Date: 2 March 2017 Guam – The Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) and Payuta Inc have established a Micronesian hub in Hagatna, Guam in partnership with Westcare Pacific Islands, a not for profit organisation on Guam. The hub called the Pacific Partnership Office, was officially opened last week by PIANGO executive director, Emele Duituturaga...

Bangkok Unity Statement – IP +7 Forum

Bangkok Unity Statement is the document which was the outcome from the Istanbul +7 Forum which took place in Bangkok, Thailand , on 30 – 31 March 2017. 

PIANGO AT MICRONESIAN NOT-FOR-PROFIT CONGRESS, GUAM

Date: 31 March 2017 SUVA – Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) will hold the Micronesia sub regional meeting as a build up to the 7th Non Profit Congress in Guam next month. This was revealed in an official statement issued by the board of Payuta Incorporated yesterday to its members and to its regional...

Walking the talk: Civil Society as accountable development actors

PIANGO Executive Director, Emele Duituturaga, has a message on ” Walking the talk: Civil Society as accountable development actors” .

INDONESIA UNHRC REACTION DIVERTS FROM SERIOUS HR VIOLATIONS IN PAPUA: PIANGO

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...

SDGs could draw on Pacific ‘gems’

By – Vani Catanasiga, Research and Development Officer Date: 28 February 2017 Global Goals What really is the big fuss about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? This, and the question of its connection to putting food on the table are probably foremost on the minds of ordinary Pacific islanders when development stakeholders talk SDGs. At least...

Decolonization – Self Determination

Decolonization is an interesting  concept as it requires an understanding of the next generation transformational thinking to be engaged personally in the process of decolonizing one’s mind, realizing that most of what we now have as our values, traditions and cultures were actually imposed on us by our Colonizers. The ability to and the process...

CPDE Recommendations on HRBA – Fr

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Pacific CSO Capacity Building Project

The Pacific CSO Capacity Building Program funded by Bread for the World (BftW) aims to strengthen regional civil society organisations (CSO) through strategic investments in two key areas. Through 2016 to 2018, the programme will invest in PIANGO and Pacific regional NGO partner networks to help increase their capacities and competencies and better reflect and...