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    Nominate an inspiring Pacific woman

    The Pacific Community turns 70 this year. In preparation to the 13th triennial conference of Pacific women, SPC needs your help to identify 70 women, or groups of women, who have made a significant contribution to the social, economic, cultural and political development in the Pacific islands countries and territories. The purpose is to celebrate [...]

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    Funding Opportunity: Grand Challenges Canada

    Do you have a bold idea for improving reproductive, maternal, newborn and/or child health? Grand Challenges Canada, funded by the Government of Canada, has launched a new open funding opportunity open to applicants in low- and middle-income countries and Canada called Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, and Child Health (RMNCH). Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and [...]

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    Announcing the 2017 Solve Global Challenges

    Youth, Skills and the Workforce of the Future   Question: How can disadvantaged youth learn the skills they need to prepare them for the workforce of the future and thrive in the 21st century?   Challenge Overview The beginning of the 21st century has been marked by rapid advances in technological innovation—from smartphones and big [...]

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    Education in Emergencies Challenge

    Education in Emergencies Challenge, A MIKTA Endorsed Initiative, Delivered with Australian Aid     “75 million young people are out of school in 35 crisis affected countries and 5 out of every 7 are girls”     What is the Education in Emergencies Challenge? The challenge is a global call for ideas to begin to [...]

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    Press Release: Strengthening the role of central agencies in supporting mainstreaming gender

    Lami, Fiji, 30 May 2017   PRESS RELEASE  “Central agencies like Ministries of Public Service and Public Service Commission play a central role in gender mainstreaming across governments and we can institutionalise this work through our policies and the way we work, such as ensuring job descriptions have gender mainstreaming goals,” said Commissioner Eliam Tangirongo [...]

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    ‘Let Girls Be Girls!’ campaign launched in Tonga

    Nukuʻalofa, Tonga, May 19, 2017     Matangi Tonga ‘Let Girls Be Girls!’ campaign launched to stop growing trend of child marriages in Tonga   Ministry of Justice supports campaign to promote public awareness of the dangers of child marriages and to actively seek support from the Tongan population to repeal applicable Tongan law. A [...]