USAID and SPC support strengthening of Fiji's Human Rights Database and Complaints Management System
The Fiji Human Rights Commission staff recently underwent intensive training with a team from HURIDOCS, a leading human rights technology non-government organisation based in Geneva, Switzerland. The collaboration focussed on enhancing Fiji's human…
Government of Fiji hosts successful UN Human Rights Treaty Body follow-up review pilot
In a landmark event, the Government of Fiji recently hosted the third and final United Nations Human Rights Treaty Body (TB) follow-up review pilot, conducted from November 28 to 30, 2023. The gathering featured the active participation of three Pacific…
Children's Rights on the move - UN Committee on the Rights of the Child takes treaty body to rights holders
In 2020, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child (CRC) embarked on an extraordinary journey, breaking from tradition, and holding its 84th session not in the familiar halls of Geneva, but in the heart of the Pacific, in Samoa.
Preserving paradise: Sirubai Voko tribe of Solomon Islands safeguarding virgin rainforests and biodiversity
In a world grappling with deforestation and the alarming loss of biodiversity, a remote community in Solomon Islands stands as a shining example of conservation and environmental stewardship.
Pacific region's quest for climate justice gains momentum
The Pacific region's quest for climate justice has reached a pivotal moment as countries prepare their submissions to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an Advisory Opinion on climate change.
Empowering Pacific children: Recap of 2020 CRC84 and looking ahead to upcoming 2023 CRC Visit
IFES empowers civil society organisations and social media influencers in Solomon Islands with PRIME training
Green News: Apply to the “Project Governance Graduate Fellowship Application”
Apply to the PROJECT Governance Graduate Fellowship program! The PROJECT Governance Graduate Fellowship program (ProGov Fellowship) is designed to support promising young leaders from Pacific Island countries to earn a one-year professional degree at the…
Pacific Gender Statistics Dashboard to enhance availability of gender statistics and promote equality
The Pacific Community (SPC) is launching the Pacific Gender Statistics Dashboard, a tool offering a comprehensive overview of gender-related indicators and metrics in the region. The Dashboard is accessible here: Gender Dashboard - Pacific Data Hub.
Fiji Elections Disability Accessibility Working Group 4-Year work plan for inclusive elections
The Fiji Elections Disability Accessibility Working Group (EDAWG) recently launched its work plan for inclusive elections for the next four years.