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Republic of Fiji President applauds CSOs and calls on united effort to address climate change

 FIJI is grateful to the world’s civil society leaders and activists for their support of the Pacific region’s efforts to address climate change, said Fiji President Major General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote. And, he urged civil society to continue to assist in what is likely humanity’s biggest challenge. “We cannot afford to fail in our mission,”…

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

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.

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…

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

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.

Marshall Island CSO Umbrella Body appoints Laitia Tamata as new Director

The Marshall Islands Council of Non-Government Organizations (MICNGOs) has appointed Laitia Tamata of Fiji as their new Director.

Pacific CSOs Scrutinise Post Cotonou Proposals

Pacific Civil Society Organisations (CSO) convened, for the third time, yesterday in Suva to analyse the Frameworks for Post Cotonou Agreement.

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.

A free and secure Blue Pacific – CSO talks before Leaders meet

Civil society representatives will converge in Nauru ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting, to discuss key issues affecting the lives of Pacific Peoples. A joint initiative between the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organisations (PIANGO) and its National Affiliate – Nauru Islands Association of Non-Government Organisation (NIANGO), are convening two CSO Roundtables to…

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…