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New Transcend Oceania Office in the North

Transcend Oceania (TO) with the support of EU/CR and Fiji Women’s Fund is able to open an office at 26 Ritova Street, Labasa in Vanua Levu. This office will help improve and broaden rural accessibility, promote and strengthen engagements with local communities. TO is currently located at 8 Desveoux Road, Suva in Viti Levu and this office, located in Labasa…

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Transcend Oceania receives fund for Trauma Awareness and Healing Work

Congratulations to Transcend Oceania for being one of the nine recipients of the Fiji Women’s Fund to implement the continuous relief work for TC Harold and COVID19. The grant is to support women and communities with TO’s project on Trauma Informed Preparedness and Resilience.  The other arm of this project includes the psycho-social support related to devastation post TC Harold…

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JustPeace Talanoa Bure @COVID19 – Nadi, Fiji Islands

Transcend Oceania’s JustPeace Talanoa Bure @COVID19 continues as Community and Civil Society leaders alike converged at the Radisson Blu Resort, Denarau Island, Fiji from the 7th – 10th of July. At a crucial time in Fiji, it is an opportune time for these leaders to deliberate on issues faced in both rural and urban community settings. Some of these issues…

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Gender Masculinity and Femininity (Oceania Men and Boys Engage) Project

As Transcend Oceania JustPeace Talanoa Bure post COVID19 continues, we acknowledge the active participation from the Methodist Church youth and Anglican church Diocese of Polynesia representatives who shared their stories. Engaging for the prevention and reduction of violence against women and girls in Fiji, Father Leo Collin Latianara highlighted that it starts with the mindset as Romans 12: 2  states…

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(UN) 2020 Peacebuilding Architecture Review with GPPAC Pacific

(UN) 2020 Peacebuilding Architecture Review with GPPAC Pacific More than 50 participants partners and multi-stakeholders, Civil Society, Peace Builders and Humanitarian Partners participated at an online consultation co-hosted and convened by – The Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict (GPPAC) and the Shifting the Power Coalition, in partnership with the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs, an expert-level thematic…

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JustPeace Talanoa Bure @COVID19

Welcome to the Justpeace Talanoa Bure @ COVID 19 productions and visibility outreach – “Engaging with rural leaders solidarity utilizing minimal of spaces and reac     hing out to the broader wider communities across the boarders within Fiji and the Pacific with mainstream media a Big Vinaka Vakalevu to development partners, Conciliation Resources and Associates and Fiji TV for your support.…

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“Women’s leadership and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action” workshop

This week the Friendly North currently host the “Women’s leadership and Disability Inclusion in Humanitarian Action” Workshop, a workshop organised by the Shifting the Power Coalition. Shifting the Power Coalition is an alliance of 13 women-led Civil Society Organisations from diverse backgrounds in the Pacific region. Speaking from the workshop, Transcend Oceania’s Executive Director, Adi Vasulevu Merewalesi stated the importance…

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Transcend Oceania & Fiji TV Partnership

Transcend Oceania (TO) discussions with Fiji TV this morning (09.06.20) on the possibilities of creating a dialogue visibility space to engage community groups and leaders to be part of the JustPeace Talanoa Bure@COVID 19 Program. TO’s Executive Director, Director Programs and Research and Communications Officer met with Fiji TV Production and Sales team this morning. More updates in   the…

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OMBE (Oceania Men & Boys Engage) Project Scoping & Baseline

Transcend Oceania’s Scoping work has started for the OMBE (Oceania Men & Boys Engage) Project. The aim of this project is to actively engage men and boys in the prevention and reduction of violence against women, girls, children and other vulnerable members of societies. This is a 3 year project and one of its activities include Scoping and Baseline, which…

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