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Pacific women must have a voice in shaping the future of the regions agriculture sector

For many generations, both in the Pacific region and across the world, women have been positively influencing their families and communities. Often, they have the primary family responsibility for ensuring food security, and as a group, are an essential…

[VIRTUAL]United Nations 75th Commemoration UN Charter We The Peoples – Reflections on the 84th Committee on the Rights of the Child

The 84th Committee on the Rights of the Child was held in Samoa and was the first time any of the treaty body committees  have held a regional session outside of Geneva or New York. This panel discussion will bring together a number of the members of the…

New children’s book aims to inspire young and old with real stories of extraordinary ni-Vanuatu

New children’s book aims to inspire young and old with real stories of extraordinary ni-Vanuatu ‘Taf Tumas! Different journeys, one people’ to be launched

‘Pacific Principles of Practice’ launched as a guide towards global human rights implementation

On 3 July, the Pacific Principles of Practice (Pacific Principles) of National Mechanisms for Implementation, Reporting and Follow-up (NMIRFs) was launched  during a virtual side event at the 44th Session of the Human Rights Council.

Introducing ‘The Pacific Principles of Practice’ for effective national implementation

  This post originally appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. It has been reprinted with permission  

Pacific to launch human rights implementation principles at the UN Human Rights Council in July

Pacific to launch human rights implementation principles at the UN Human Rights Council in July

Putting people at the heart of the human rights treaty body system

This article originally appeared on OpenGlobalRights.org. It has been reprinted here with permission.  

COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold bring new challenges and new ways of working in Vanuatu

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many significant challenges in the lives of those around the globe and affected the way we live and go about our daily lives and work. For those living in the Pacific region, the case is no different. Re-…

Solomon Island communities supporting people with disabilities and improving public markets

When Jack Kauta learnt that the Kakara Community High School in West Kwara’ae in the Malaita Province of Solomon Islands would be constructing a double-storey building for its new classrooms, he decided to explore the possibility of adding a wheelchair…

Reflections on the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child Miles Young – Director, SPC RRRT

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