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.
The application of an action research methodology suited to Pacific Island communities and that is to critically examine, address issues and take ownership of their own learning is how PIANGO is approaching and rethinking the Development Paradigm in the region. PIANGO is looking at influencing policy advocacy through action research. This approach is taking a […]
UNDP under its PFM and Governance in the Pacific project, funded by the European Union, has partnered with PIANGO to implement the project to five of its National Liaison Unit (NLU’s) in the region that includes Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon and Tuvalu.
Samoa CSO calls for an urgent need is to prioritize deeper and more ‘grassroots’ engagement to reflect socio-economic rural developments.
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 […]
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 […]
The Marshall Islands Council of Non-Government Organizations (MICNGOs) has appointed Laitia Tamata of Fiji as their new Director.
The government of Samoa has the lead role in the Post Cotonou Central Negotiating team, and CSOs have been organising to be strategically influence Pacific governments, the ACP and the EU for the negotiations.
There is a need for a strong coalition reinforcing localisation of humanitarian aid, reinforcing local leadership and strengthening community resilience.
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.