PIANGO REITERATES WORLD CHURCHES CALL FOR WEST PAPUA SOLIDARITY VISIT

Suva  – Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) executive director, Emele Duituturaga has welcomed a call made by the World Council of Churches (WCC) for a solidarity visit to West Papua by an international ecumenical delegation. Duituturaga said the call made by the WCC for a solidarity visit to be organized as soon as possible, […]

UNDRIP Important For The Pacific

Suva  – The United Nations Declarations on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP)  is important to the Pacific where indigenous people are the majority in the region. Pacific Islands Association of NGOs senior technical adviser, Laitia Tamata echoed these sentiments after attending the Regional Meeting on Enhancing Inclusive Development in the Pacific in the framework […]

PIANGO LAWYERS AT ASIA CLIMATE JUSTICE EXPERTS MEETING

Suva  – Pacific Islands Association of NGOs (PIANGO) has sent legal representatives to the Asia Climate Justice Expert meeting organised by Greenpeace. PIANGO’s senior technical adviser, Laitia Tamata and PIANGO Legal Adviser Makereta Waqavonovono are currently in Bangkok, Thailand attending the second Asia Climate Justice Expert meeting alongside other climate justice experts from the Asian […]

PIANGO TO MONITOR SHRINKING CIVIC SPACES IN SIX PACIFIC COUNTRIES

Suva  – The Pacific islands Association of NGOs will be monitoring civic spaces in Australia, Fiji, New Zealand, Papuan New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu as a means of ensuring enabling environments exist for CSOs. This follows a training in Johannesburg, South Africa held on 24 – 26 of May 2016 and attended by PIANGO […]

CSO Development Effectiveness, CSO Accountability & Human Rights Based Approaches – November 17, 2015

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Humanitarian System Needs Reform

Suva – The humanitarian system needs to be reformed so that it strengthens local leadership and community resilience says Pacific Islands Association of NGOs director, Emele Duituturaga. Duituturaga who will be representing PIANGO at next week’s World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul says she hopes that localization of aid would be prioritised as a summit outcome. […]