Sharing disability inclusion advocacy experiences across the Pacific

Civil Society Organisations share best practices for better disability inclusion in the Pacific

The Pacific Community (SPC), in collaboration with the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) National Government and the Kosrae State Government, held a Regional Disability Inclusion host exchang

Republic Of Marshall Islands Elections Authority endorses establishment of a Disability Access Working Group

In a historic move towards empowering persons with disabilities, the Republic of the Marshall Islands Elections Administration (RMIEA) has formally endorsed the establishment of a

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…

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

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