human rights

Pacific children key to championing human rights in the region

Pacific education officials and curriculum development officers from Kiribati, the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), and Tuvalu met in Fiji this week (7 to 10 August) to progress plans to integrate human rights and responsibilities into primary and…

Marshall Islands prosecutors receive training on Domestic Violence Protection and Prevention Act

Public prosecutors from the Attorney General’s Office and other law enforcement officers in the Marshall Islands participated in a two day training (30 July to 1 August) aimed at strengthening their role in the implementation of the country’s 2011…

Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project

The Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project will be launched on the sidelines of the Human Rights Dialogue for National Members of Parliament in Kiribati. Representatives from SPC and the Office the British High Commissioner to Fiji, will be on hand to…

Disabled Persons Organisations explore strategies to promote disability-inclusive development

Building the capacity of Disabled Persons Organisations (DPOs) to effectively advocate for disability-inclusive development was the focus of a sub-regional advocacy training and strategy design workshop held this week in Nadi, Fiji. The Pacific Community…

Court Justices in the Solomon Islands receive training on Family Protection Act

This month more than 50 local court members in the Solomon Islands are taking part in intensive training on their role as Authorised Justices as stipulated in the Island nations Family Protection Act. The trainings, part of a 3-year program, are designed…

Pacific Community pays tribute to Ms Susana Faletau

Photo: Ms Susana Faletau (front row, middle) with staff from the Ministry of Justice and RRRT   The Pacific Community (SPC) extends its deepest condolences to the family of Ms Susana Ma’ata Faletau, Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Justice in…

International Human Rights Day

“A Rights Based Approcah” A Rights Based Approach is a three-minute whiteboard animation produced by SPC’s Regional Rights Resources Team (RRRT).

Federated States of Micronesia’s Pohnpei State set to implement landmark Family Safety Bill

Key government and civil society stakeholders met in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) from 15-16 November to prepare the implementation plan for the landmark Pohnpei Family Safety Bill, passed by the Ninth Pohnpei Legislature on 7…

Solomon Islands stakeholders develop information and education materials on Family Violence

Stakeholders in the Solomon Islands participated in a three-day workshop aimed at generating public information and education (IEC) materials that will help create awareness on the justice services available for survivors of family violence. Held from 21…

Marshall Islands Judges deliberate on domestic violence and family protection

District and Community Court Judges in the Marshall Islands participated in a two-day consultation on 21 and 22 August aimed at strengthening their role in the implementation of the 2011 Domestic Violence Prevention and Protection Act.
Displaying 1 - 10 of 38
RSS feed for "human rights"