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Ilolahia calls for people to act and exercise their civic duty and demand transparency and accountability

The development of citizen budget guidelines is a key milestone that will simplify budget information and encourage engagement to monitor public funds and resources that are allocated  in accordance with the wishes and needs of the people. Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) through a partnership with UNDP has provided five Pacific Island countries […]

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CSO Capacity Strengthening

PIANGO’s approach to capacity strengthening for its national liaison units is characterized by its collaborative process based on feedback and Action Research (Action Research here is defined as a research process which integrates members of the system under study into the research team). This approach will require PIANGO to work with its NLUs collaboratively from […]

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Development Effectiveness

PIANGO along with other global CSOs actively engaged in the global development cooperation discourse as well as the international aid effectiveness agreements leading up to the Busan 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness and thereafter in the Post 2015 development agenda negotiations. As a global CSO leader in the Busan Partnership, PIANGO will continue […]

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About Us

For over 25 years, the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Government Organisation (PIANGO) served the Pacific through strengthening and building the capacity of the civil society sector. This is through giving the sector a voice to policy formulation and development and strengthening National Liaison Unit (NLU) or the umbrella organisations in the 23 member countries of […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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