Blue Green session at 2017 Pacific Update videos now available

July 25- Presentations during the Parallel Session 1a: Achieving a Blue-Green Economy from the Pacific Update Conference at the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji on June 20-21 2017 are now available for viewing. A recap on the session- three of the four presenters spoke on PLP supported activities. Our colleague Dr. Tess ...
Date: July 24, 2017

Greg Urwin Awardee launches Pacific Legislative Drafting Guide

July 20 2017- Telei’ai Dr. Lalotoa Mulitalo of Samoa recently completed her 2017 Greg Urwin Awards placement with the launch of a publication she wrote- “Legislative Drafting in the Pacific Context” at the University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law in Australia on Friday (July 14). Dr. Mulitalo is one of three outstanding Pacific islanders ...
Date: July 20, 2017

Samoa Tracer Youth Study launched

June 26 2017-  The Samoa National Youth Council officially launched its Samoa National Youth Council Tracer Youth Employment Survey Report June 2017 funded by the Pacific Leadership Program and supported by the International Labour Organization. 790 youths aged 35 years and younger from 7 villages in Upolu and 7 villages in Savaii were surveyed from which the following ...
Date: June 26, 2017

Dr. Lalotoa Mulitalo new head at Samoa Law Reform

June 23 2017- A recipient of the 2017 Greg Urwin Awards has been appointed Executive Director of the Samoa Law Reform Commission. Telei’ai Dr. Lalotoa Mulitalo  completed her placement with the University of Queensland’s TC Beirne School of Law, and is focused on developing Pacific focused legislative drafting guidelines. Lalotoa was one of the recipients of the 2017 Greg ...
Date: June 22, 2017

Protecting authentic Tongan handicraft artisans

June 8 2017- Nuku’alofa, Tonga- True Tonga Inc. (TTInc.) welcomed HRH Crown Princess Sinaitakala Tuku’aho as well as the Honourable Prime Minister and distinguished guests to an event to mark a meeting and display of authentic Tongan handicrafts and art at the Tanoa International Dateline Hotel on Thursday 8 June. “Handicrafts may not be glitzy but ...
Date: June 13, 2017