Links to organisations working in Pacific Civil Society (non-governmental).
A collection of documents and resources promoting an enabling environment for civil society and public participation in the South Pacific. Created by the USP School of Law Library and funded by the ICNL. Site is no longer updated but is still an excellent source for Pacific Civil Society research.
ICNL is the leading source for information on the legal environment for civil society and public participation. Since 1992, ICNL has served as a resource to civil society leaders, government officials, and the donor community in over 90 countries.
PIANGO is a regional network of NGO focal points or coordinating bodies known as National Liaison Units (NLUs) based in 21 Pacific Island countries and territories. It was formally established in 1991 to assist NGOs in the Pacific to initiate action, give voice to their concerns and work collaboratively with other development actors for just and sustainable human development.
Pacific Regional Non-Governmental Organisations (PRNGOs) meet regularly through the auspices of PIANGO to discuss issues of common concern. This webpage contains links to 12 major regional NGO's in the Pacific.
PANG is primarily a campaigning organisation which focuses on lobbying governments, trade negotiators and consultants to make sure they get the fairest possible trading arrangements for Pacific people.
FSPI is a network of South Pacific island non-governmental organisations and overseas affiliates working in partnership across the South Pacific. The main function of the FSPI Secretariat is to coordinate the planning and design of regional development projects, based on the needs identified by the members and their constituencies.