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VACANCY 04/03/2017 – PROGRAMME OFFICER (CAPACITY BUILDING)

The Pacific Islands of Non-Government Organization (PIANGO) is the regional network of national umbrella NGOs. It has national focal points and coordinating bodies known as National Liaison Units (NLUs) in 24 countries and territories throughout the Pacific. PIANGO has served the Pacific through strengthening and building the capacity of the civil society sector for over…

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…

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

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…

Climate resilience community engagement

The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) is committed to work closely with one of its members, the Kiribati Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (KANGO), to help shape policies that reflect the needs, priorities, and voices of Kiribati communities on migration and climate change. The project, Kiribati Voices for Dignity and Resilience (KV4DR), funded by…

Ensure disability inclusion and ownership in humanitarian responses

There is a need to build meaningful relationship, create enabling space that gain the trust of people living with disability.

Pacific Island governments cautioned about seabed mining impacts

Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) has cautioned Pacific Islands government to recognise the risks of seabed mining on marine environments, cultures and livelihoods.

PIANGO pledge with churches for human rights and justice

THE Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) and Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) are looking to strengthening relations to promote human rights and social justice as servant communities.

Emele Duituturaga

Emele Duituturaga is PIANGO’s Executive Director commencing from 2009 to date. In this role, she has been instrumental in PIANGO’s re-emergence as a regional and global civil society development actor. She was one of the founding Global Co-Chairs of the newly formed CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE) based in the Philippines. She is also…

PIANGO appoints Deputy Executive Director

The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations  (PIANGO) has a new Deputy Executive Director. Long-time Tongan civil society leader MsEmelineSialeIlolahiaKolomotu’a joined PIANGO earlier this year taking up the new role to strengthen PIANGO’s focus on its member countries in the region. PIANGO Executive Director EmeleDuituturaga said MsIlolahia’s appointment is an asset to regional headquarters as she comes…

Kiribati Voices for Dignity and Resilience (KV4DR.

The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) has kick-start with a baseline community perspective study on climate induced relocation, focusing on resilience in Kiribati. PIANGO launched the Kiribati Voices for Dignity and Resilience (KV4DR) project and will focus on their approach from a climate induced relocation lens. This work will help shape policies that…