Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the Pacific are optimistic that concerted effort of all stakeholders at the regional, national and local levels will scale up effort to implement Pacific Regional Education Framework (PacREF), its stated alignment with SDG4, which is to ‘ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all’. During […]
Members of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) met with Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) and Younsolwara Pacific at the Secretariat during their visit in 2019. Press Release: THREE members of Pacific civil society have called for the United Liberation Movement for West Papua to be allowed membership of the Melanesian Spearhead Group. The […]
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 with its NLUs collaboratively from […]
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 […]
Samoa CSO calls for an urgent need is to prioritize deeper and more ‘grassroots’ engagement to reflect socio-economic rural developments.
PNG Voluntary National Review (VNR) to reflect on building back better.
Pacific CSO seek answers from Tongan government.
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 […]
A two-day PIANGO CSO Dialogue on the role of National CSO platforms as development actors in advancing the framework for Pacific Regionalism at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat was organised in March.About 16 NLU’s members gathered to reflect on the most stagnant issues and issues that urgently need the attention of their Forum leaders and […]
Pacific Civil Society Organisations (SCO’s) gathered in January and February to strategise on Pacific priorities for the Post Cotonou Agreement negotiations, scrutinising documents relating to the negotiating positions of the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States