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Poor governance and political interference in service provision are major issues holding back development in Solomon Islands.

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.

Solomon Islands

Country: Solomon Islands Current Time in Honiara: NLU Name: Development Service Exchange – DSE Contact Details: Ms Nancy Jolo, General Secretary Location: Lombi Crescent, New Chinatown Postal Address: P.O.Box 556, Honiara, Solomon Islands Telephone: (677) 23 760 Fax: (677) 27 414 Email: dse@piango.net     Organisational Structure: Yes Governance Structure: Yes Number of Members: 68…

NGO Code for Solomons in the Pipeline

 Honiara – The development of an NGO Code of Minimum Standards for the Solomon Islands will be discussed in Honiara says the Pacific Islands Association of NGOs head, Emele Duituturaga. Duituturaga says PIANGO staff , Alanieta Vakatale and Akmal Ali, will be facilitating sessions on the development of a CSO Code of Minimum Standards at…

Understanding budget process is our accountability to the people

UNDP under its PFM and Governance in the Pacific project, funded by the European Union, has partnered with PIANGO to implement the project to five of its National Liaison Unit (NLU’s) in the region that includes Fiji, Tonga, Vanuatu, Solomon and Tuvalu.

PIANGO

Our Organisation Works In the Pacific Region 22 Island Pacific Countries ABOUT US For over 30 years, PIANGO has served the Pacific through strengthening and building the capacity of NGOs and the civil society sector through giving the sector a voice in policy formulation and strengthening its member umbrella organisations in the 25 Pacific countries…

40 PACIFIC CSOs ENGAGE IN REGIONAL POLICY SUBMISSIONS AT PIANGO MEET

(Suva, Fiji) – Traditional governance, quality and affordable education, youth and women and were some of the key issues raised to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat from the Pacific Regional CSO Forum in Suva today. The issues raised by more than 40 CSO reps from over 10 countries in the Pacific region were discussed with…

Mutual Accountability Is Glue For Multisectoral Implementation Of SDGs: PIANGO

Suva, Fiji –  Mutual accountability is the glue that will hold governments, private sector and civil societies together as they pursue the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) says Pacific Islands Association of NGOs executive director, Emele Duituturaga. Ms Duituturaga made the comments after PIANGO’s participation at the CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness (CPDE)…

Pacific Women in Agriculture acknowledged for their contribution

Port Villa, Vanuatu- Women farmer leaders and other partners were part of an inaugural meeting of the Pacific Women in Agriculture Forum yesterday – focused around the theme “Inspire, Innovate, Impower”. The forum heard that while women and girls are most vulnerable during natural disasters, their voices are seldom heard at community, national, regional and…

Pacific farmers and PIANGO collaborate on Pacific Agriculture Week

Photo Credit: Radio New Zealand (Suva, Fiji) ─ The Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental organisations (PIANGO) and the Pacific Islands Farmers Organisation (PIFON) have collaborated to organise workshops during the upcoming Pacific Agriculture Week in Vanuatu. The workshops will be held at Owen Hall in Port Vila from 16-18 October, 2017. PIFON Coordinator Kyle Stice…

2017 Apia Call for Partnerships for Pacific-Specific Development September 8th 2017

Apia, Samoa – Over 40 Civil Society Leaders from Samoa, Niue, Cook Islands, Tonga, Fiji, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Solomon Islands, Guam and Nauru gathered in Apia  on 31st August – 1st September, for a Pre Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) Civil Society Roundtable convened by the Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO), to discuss national…