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Funeral Expenses Insurance potential exists in Samoa

July 6, 2017

Apia, Samoa – Affordability and trust in the organisation providing the insurance are the two main priorities highlighted by Samoans as being important to them when deciding to purchase funeral expenses insurance. These were the findings of two focus group sessions organised by the Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (RESPAC) and the...

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10 Sustainable Development solutions to meet the SDGs in Asia and the Pacific

June 7, 2017

This publication shows how change works. It is a collection of 10 transformative development stories for development practitioners. It explains how the featured projects have yielded lasting, far-reaching results, and accelerated early progress on multiple Sustainable Development Goals. The interventions profiled here demonstrate how much can happen when commitment is sustained, and when governments, private...

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Women financial inclusion champions awarded scholarships

May 19, 2017

Suva, Fiji – The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) has today announced three 2017 Reuben James Summerlin Scholarships have been awarded to three Pacific women in recognition of their demonstrated passion and commitment to financial inclusion in the Pacific. The scholarships were open to PFIP’s partner financial institutions in the Pacific to send nominated staff to...

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