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UNDP strengthens development partnership with Vanuatu Government

 The UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji met virtually with representatives of the Vanuatu Government Wednesday to pursue “a new normal” partnership.

 The inaugural meeting focused on the reviewing progress of UNDP’s development agenda in Vanuatu. This was acknowledged by both teams as vital for maintaining the excellent partnership and ensuring business as usual in a changing world.

UNDP launches Accelerator Lab for the Pacific

The Accelerator Labs represent UNDP’s new strategy and thinking in relation to development and advocating bolder innovation.

The new Lab will be one of 60 labs worldwide that seek to accelerate progress towards 21st century “frontier challenges”. It’s building to be the world’s largest and fastest learning network around development challenges.

The Resident Representative for UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji, Levan Bouadze said “The challenges and complexities of our time leave us no choice but to invest in bold innovation and breakthroughs, to ensure no one is left behind.”

New UNDP Pacific Head in awe of the Pacific

Three weeks into his new posting, he is totally in awe with the place. And he has yet to see the rest of the Pacific island member countries that UNDP Pacific covers and supports.

Levan Bouadze is the new Resident Representative of the ‘next generation’ UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji, following a separation between the UN Resident Coordinator’s office. A Georgian by descent, Levan has never been to the Pacific before but enjoys the one thing that most Fijians love - rugby.