Pacific Women's Bureau (PWB)

Bureau des femmes du Pacifique

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Founded

1982-05 Pago Pago Samoa USA

History

May 1982, Pago Pago (Samoa USA), as Pacific Women's Resource Centre (PWRC), by 21st Conference of the South Pacific Commission, currently D-XD3260 - Pacific Community (SPC), the establishment of the Centre having been proposed at the Seminar of South Pacific Women, Jul 1981, Tahiti (Polynesia Fr). Subsequently changed name to Pacific Women's Resource Bureau (PWRB) -- Bureau technique des femmes du Pacifique. Current title adopted, Sep 2001. Part of the Pacific Community socio-economic programme. Assumed dissolved prior to 2012.

Aims

Provide clearinghouse, technical and advisory services and organize skills development programmes to maintain gender concerns into national development planning processes of Pacific countries and territories; act as an information network among Pacific women and assist national women's focal points to upgrade their skills; develop national and regional programmes to address specific women in development concerns as identified by Pacific Island women.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 5: Gender EqualityGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth

UIA Org ID

XE6335

Last News

2006

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