Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT)

""

Pacific countries agree to establish a regional working group to address domestic violence

Representatives from eleven Pacific countries have agreed to establish a regional working group to help address domestic violence issues. This agreement was a key result from a regional consultation made up of senior civil servants responsible for…

Pohnpei community organisations receive advocacy grants from the Pacific Community

Representatives of Care Micronesia, Enimwahn Development Association, Micronesian Productions, Youth4Change and Pohnpei Senior Citizens Association pictured with RRRT staff.  

Vanuatu ready to move forward on key human rights conventions

Key government agencies and stakeholders in Vanuatu have begun the first steps towards the nation’s implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Children (CRC) and the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW…

Human rights focused ‘Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project’ launched in Kiribati

The Pacific Community (SPC) and the UK Government today launched the “Pacific Commonwealth Equality Project” to help improve the capacity of Pacific Commonwealth countries to deliver on their international human rights commitments. With a funding…

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…

Donor Roundtable on National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in the Pacific

The Pacific Community’s Regional Rights Resource Team (SPC RRRT) and the Australia High Commission, Fiji, today convened a donor roundtable on the progress of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in the Pacific.  The roundtable was held in…

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…

Tonga Family Protection Legal Aid Centre opens on 12 March 2018

Tonga will soon be the first country in the Pacific to have a legal aid centre specifically dedicated to helping people who are survivors of domestic violence. The Family Protection Legal Aid Centre will be opening its doors on Monday 12 March 2018. The…
Displaying 11 - 20 of 34
RSS feed for "Regional Rights Resource Team (RRRT)"