This Participants Workbook draws upon extensive experiences and observations of capacity development practitioners working in the civil society sector in Fiji, as well as a number of other sources, including UNESCAP, World Bank, Centre for Creative Leadership, The Community Toolbox and NGO Connect.
This Guide for Facilitators draws upon extensive experiences and observations of capacity development practitioners working in the civil society sector in Fiji, as well as a number of other sources, including UNESCAP, World Bank, Combat Poverty Agency, Centre for Creative Leadership, The Community Toolbox and NGO Connect.
Equality and inclusion are fundamental cross-cutting themes for the program and in support of its goal FCDP developed an Equity and Social Inclusion Strategy in August 2012 to ensure that vulnerable and marginalised people are actively included in, and benefit from, CSO activities supported by FCDP, and to show how this enhances FCDP’s effectiveness and...
The workshop approach followed the three parts of the Change Model – Awareness, Dialogue and Action – with a focus on the delivery of awareness and dialogue exercises. It required a good deal of group work, with the facilitator providing guidance, feedback and support to the participants.
This Manual seeks to inform potential grantees about the Fiji Community Development Program (FCDP) and the Community Projects Grants, and how these will support Fiji Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in their work and service delivery to communities and individuals facing hardship. This Manual is intended to guide selected CSOs which would like to apply for...
We, fifty civil society leaders and representatives of all the different regions of the world – Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and the Middle East and North Africa, and their subregions - from the faith-based, feminist, labour, rural sectors, and international civil society organizations, meeting in Nairobi, Kenya, from December 8-9, 2012, have launched the CSO Platform for Development Effectiveness.
Predicted changes to the climate in the Pacific region over the coming decades are expected to have significant implications for the livelihoods of Pacific island inhabitants. While contributing little to the greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change, Pacific island countries are particularly vulnerable to its impacts because of their geographical, social, institutional and economic characteristics. Key impacts include damage to coastal systems, settlements and infrastructure; undermining of recent economic progress; exacerbation of existing water and food security challenges; increasing threats to human health; and degradation of regional biodiversity.
The Australian Government is committed to helping the people of Fiji and by 2014 aims to increase its aid budget to over FJ$100 million annually to help improve access to basic services, such as health and education, as well as supporting innovative local initiatives to help build the resilience of the rural and isolated communities in the country; says Counsellor, Fiji and Tuvalu, Development Cooperation, Joanne Choe.
A safe place: AusAID’s support to end violence against women. Violence against women and the fear of violence are significant human rights violations. Globally, at least one in three women is beaten, coerced into sex or otherwise abused in her lifetime.Violence against women takes many forms—domestic violence in the home, sexual abuse of girls at school, sexual harassment at work, rape by husbands or strangers, or as a tactic of war.
When the full force of nature hits human settlements, this can have disastrous results: The lives of countless people are threatened, and through the destruction of buildings and infrastructure,progress made over years of development is destroyed in many countries.