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7 September 2014
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A FRIEND of mine posted a picture this past weekend of the artwork by her five-year-old son who'd just been taught the formation of waves and was asked to draw his understanding of what he'd just... Read more
4 September 2014
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The 3rd International Conference on Small Islands Developing States (SIDS) in Samoa ends today with final statements by heads of member states and United Nations agency representatives, affirming... Read more
3 September 2014
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Apia, Samoa (September 3) - The sustainability of social and economic development benefits, in whatever sector they may be, will be highly dependent on how much investment is made in those who will... Read more
28 August 2014
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By mid last year (2013), the world was home to an estimated 7.2 billion people; human beings will increase by a projected one billion in the next 12 years and one of the most pressing questions... Read more
19 August 2014
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As we celebrate World Humanitarian Day, I salute those who respond to crises and work tirelessly to save people in times of deep distress and danger. Today's theme, "The World Needs More Humanitarian... Read more
18 August 2014
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August 18, 2013, Suva (UNFPA) - Pacific senior policy makers and parliamentarians representing Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia have ended the Pacific Conference of Parliamentarians for Advocacy... Read more
15 August 2014
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  SUVA, Fiji - If alarming rates of violence against women are to be effectively addressed, the status of women needs to be elevated. UNFPA Executive Director Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin emphasized the... Read more
12 August 2014
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In 1994, 179 world leaders, including many from the Pacific island, endorsed and signed a 20-year development plan, encapsulated in a Programme of Action (PoA), at the International Conference on... Read more
6 August 2014
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At the Maternity Ward of the Tungaru Central Hospital on Tarawa, in Kiribati, patients, health workers and nurses mingle freely with day-old babies the centre of attention; the older women fussing... Read more
30 July 2014
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30 July 2013, Suva, Fiji - Nurses from around the region have been urged to develop a new social consciousness as they embarked on a four-month Sexual and Reproductive Health Management Training... Read more

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