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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.

PIANGO appoints new Executive Director

Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) is pleased to announce the appointment of Emeline Siale Ilolahia as the new Executive Director. Ms. Ilolahia will advance the passion and dedication that Emele Duituturaga had contributed to PIANGO for the past ten years. Siale is a long time Tongan civil society leader. She joined PIANGO in…

PIANGO CSO Dialogue at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

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…

Pre-ADB- Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organisations (PIANGO) Pacific Regional CSO Roundtable.

The roundtable provided a regional space for Civil Society representatives from around the Pacific who had registered to attend the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting to reflect on the broader sustainable development agenda and priorities from the perspectives on the Agenda 2030 and Development Effectiveness in linking the priorities of ADB to the priorities of the…

Balance for better, PIANGO pressed for progress

“Right now is a great and important time in history to do everything possible to help forge a more gender-equal and gender-balanced world. Women have come a long way, yet there’s still more to be achieved,”Duituturaga said.

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.

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.

PIANGO receives special UN status

The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) has been granted Special consultative status by the United Nations.

PIANGO commends Futuna’s decision disallowing seabed mining

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 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…