Deep Sea Mining is Not Needed, Not Wanted, Not Consented The Ocean is the living blue heart of our planet, a message echoed by the Pacific Civil Society Organisations as they launched a collective statement calling for a Global Ban on Deep Sea Mining in Nadi, Fiji, today (March 25th 2021.) The Pacific Network […]
PIANGO recognises that leadership is crucial to development effectiveness and that throughout the region there have been many initiatives designed to address this. PIANGO has in the past, taken a lead role in building capacity in CSO and together with UNDP and UNITECH founded a successful Graduate Diploma in NGO Management program. There is a […]
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.
Samoa CSO calls for an urgent need is to prioritize deeper and more ‘grassroots’ engagement to reflect socio-economic rural developments.
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.
THE Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental (PIANGO) has praised the decision of the traditional elders of the Pacific island of Futuna for disallowing any work related to seabed mining in their waters. PIANGO executive director Emele Duituturaga said they stood with other regional NGOs and Pacific churches in the continued call for a ban on […]
PIANGO hosted its Third Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Breakfast program – “Breakfast with David” for emerging leaders from civil society with the Kiribati High Commissioner to Fiji, His Excellency David Ateti Teaabo to welcome and celebrate his appointment not only as a relatively young diplomat. Mr Teaabo, himself, a former civil society advocate and key […]
The role of the media in transitioning traditional knowledge to the future will feature in discussions organised by the Fiji Council of Social Services to commemorate International Day of the World’s Indigenous People tomorrow. FCOSS executive director, Vani Catanasiga said the Lami Kitaka: An International Day of the World’s Indigenous People 2018 Talanoa will feature […]
JULY 31 –AUGUST 1 2018 Moana Anglican Services and Teaching Centre (MAST), DesVouex Rd, Suva, Fiji OUTCOME STATEMENT: 6th August 2018 Local Communities and Integration: Connections for Effective National DRR and Humanitarian Response At the conclusion of the Disaster Management and Humanitarian Coordination CSO Review Meeting on August 1st 2018, over 45 civil society representatives […]