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 […]
Effective and visionary leadership and innovation supported by accountable management and good governance and impactive programs are cornerstones of PIANGO’s emergence as a key and influential regional development actor. Raising PIANGO’s own profile as well as that of the NGO sector itself, enhancing the individual and collective effectiveness of the PIANGO network to provide relevant […]
Pacific CSO seek answers from Tongan government.
The current review of the United Nations High Level Political Forum is an opportunity for stakeholders to firmly embed development effectiveness into the discourse on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). PIANGO NLU member, Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS) executive director, Vani Catanasiga told participants at the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GEPEDC) Senior […]
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 […]
Pacific Civil Society Organisations (SCO’s) gathered in January and February to strategise on Pacific priorities for the Post Cotonou Agreement negotiations, scrutinising documents relating to the negotiating positions of the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) States
Be bold! Be courageous!
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 […]
Civil Society Representatives commend the commitment of the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) to actively engage with Fiji and Pacific human rights defenders and civil society actors in putting human rights at the heart of their collaboration in accordance with the UN Charter.