Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) Alliance of NGOs – FANGO

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Contact Details:  Ms. Marstella Jack, CEO   Phone: +691 320 7400 Email: ejacklaw@gmail.com Postal Address:  P.O. Box 2210Family Circle BuildingKolonia, Pohnpei, FSM 96941 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Fango120402

Education, data and civil society engagement a concern for ted States of Micronesia (FSM)

The FSM Government must realize that collaboration with all stakeholders (private sector and civil society) will assist in compiling actual data needed for the indicators.

“ONE MICRONESIA” ENSURES THAT THE US KEEPS TO PARIS AGREEMENT: NORTH PACIFIC CSOs

Date: 2 May 2017 Guam – A One Micronesia position is key to ensuring that the US adheres to its Paris agreement commitments and controlled military presence in the sub region. This was part of a 16-points resolution reached at the 7th Payuta Inc Not for Profit Congress in Tumon, Guam on 26-27 April by […]

SYSTEMS VITAL FOR GOVERNMENT ACCOUNTABILITY: MICRONESIAN CSOs

Date: 1 May 2017 Guam – A more systematic relationship with governments helps civil society to better promote accountability. These sentiments were echoed by at the Pacific Islands Association of NGOs Micronesian Subregional meeting in Hagatna, Guam last week where more than 30 civil society leaders from the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Northern Marianas, […]

2050 Strategy a commitment to stay connected for a free, safe and prosperous region.

The 2050 Strategy is a Pacific needed solution and a testament to the regions commitment to stay connected and to work together to achieve a shared vision of a resilient pacific region

PIANGO Leads CSO Forum Ahead of PIF Leaders Meeting in Samoa

A team from PIANGO, led by its Board Chairperson, Sarah Thomas Nededog, is currently in Apia, Samoa to participate in consultations ahead of the 48th Pacific Island Forum (PIF) Leaders Meeting which will take place from 4-8 September 2017. The PIF Leaders Meeting will include the Smaller Islands States Leaders Meeting taking place on 4 […]

Pacific CSOs Issue Call for Peace and Solidarity with Guam

(18 August, 2017) Suva, Fiji − The disregard by North Korea and the United States for the lives and political autonomy of Guam’s Chamorro people is evidence of the continued geopolitics of colonisers, says the Pacific Islands Association of Non -Governmental Organisations (PIANGO).   The organisation’s Executive Director, Emele Duituturaga made the comment today following a […]

“Sustain Voices of Pacific Youth and Nurture Leadership,” says PIANGO

(Suva, Fiji 21 June, 2017) – Investments by the Pacific Youth Council (PYC) in civil society leadership is one way that it can sustain the voices of youth in the Pacific development discourse, a roundtable meeting in Suva has been advised. The comments were made by the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) Executive […]

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 […]

PIANGO TO HOST GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF CSOs IN SUVA

Date: 20 March 2017 Suva – The Pacific Islands Association of NGOs will host a global gathering of civil society organisations in Suva on 4-7 December this year as part of International Civil Society Week (ICSW) PIANGO executive director, Emele Duituturaga said she was delighted to receive official notification as well as a video of […]

Ms. Sarah Thomas Nededog

Chairwoman PIANGO Board  Sarah M. Thomas-Nededog, is Board Chairperson at Payu-TA, Guam and is Senior Vice President at Westcare Pacific Islands. Mrs. Thomas-Nededog is a staunch supporter for improving the standards of service for non-profits and for socio-economic development for Guam and Micronesia.

PIANGO’s New Strategic Plan: Reshaping the Pacific for Future Generations

Participants at PIANGO Council Meeting Date: 18 November 2016 Suva – The 8th Council meeting of the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) drew to a close today with the presentation of the organisation’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020.  With the overarching theme “Reshaping the Pacific for our future generations,” the new strategic plan focuses on […]

Pacific Civil Society Challenged to Leave No One Behind in Implementing SDG Agenda

Date: 16 November 2016 Suva – Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have been challenged to push for urgent                 action in implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); to focus on               sustainable, transformative change and use the SDGs as a framework to […]

ACCOUNTABILITY & INCLUSIVITY ARE KEY TO PACIFIC CSO’s DEVELOPMENT EFFECTIVENESS

Date: 11 November 2016 Suva – Accountability and inclusivity are key to Pacific civil society’s development effectiveness says Pacific Islands Association of NGOs chairman, Drew Havea. “As, Pacific civil society sector, we are now called to accelerate our efforts to demonstrate development effectiveness in our body of work. We need to develop positive working relationships […]

GROUNDSWELL OF SUPPORT FOR WEST PAPUA IN TIME FOR FORUM LEADERS’ MEETING

Date: 17th  August 2016 Suva – The groundswell of support for West Papua across the region is the ideal build up to the upcoming Forum Leaders meeting in Federated States of Micronesia says Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) Executive Director, Emele Duituturaga. Duituturaga made the comments after presenting the issue of West Papua to […]

PIANGO COMMENDS UN SPECIAL RAPPORTEUR FOR HIGHLIGHTING WEST PAPUA

Suva  – The UN Special Rapporteur on the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association, Maina Kiai must be commended for highlighting West Papua’s human rights plight with the UN Human Rights Council says PIANGO executive director, Emele Duituturaga. Duituturaga who was reacting to media reports on Kiai’s speech at the 32nd session of […]

UNDRIP Important For The Pacific

Suva  – The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP)  is important to the Pacific where indigenous people are the majority in the region. Pacific Islands Association of NGOs senior technical adviser, Laitia Tamata echoed these sentiments after attending the Regional Meeting on Enhancing Inclusive Development in the Pacific in the framework […]

AWARD TO BUILD MOMENTUM FOR PIANGO’S NORTH PACIFIC OUTREACH

Date: 25 May 2016 Suva  – Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat’s (PIFS) award will support Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO’s) activities with Micronesian non-governmental organisation partners says PIANGO executive director, Emele Duituturaga. “This award will enable us to reach out to PIANGO Micronesian members and partners in the Northern Pacific. We have not been […]

Akmal Ali

Akmal is the for the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO)

PIANGO AFFILIATES MONITOR GOVERNMENTS’ RECEPTION OF CSO DEVELOPMENT CONTRIBUTION

Suva – Reports that assess the extent of regional government’s cooperation and their efforts to enable environments for Civil Society Organisations (CSO) is currently being compiled by Pacific Islands Association of NGOs affiliates says Executive Director, Emele Duituturaga. Ms Duituturaga said 8 PIANGO affiliates are expected to compile reports as part of the Busan Partnership […]