Pacific Dialogue was founded in December 2009 by a group of civil society activists whose long experience of working in the fields of security, faith, justice and peace gave them a unique insight into the challenges faced by Fiji.
To promote dialogue and education on critical issues on Fiji and the Pacific as a means to resolve conflict, develop understanding and uphold basic human rights.
Investigate the causes of conflicts that lead to the breakdown of democracy and the rule of law;
Alleviate social tensions by facilitating dialogue and promoting a culture of peace;
Promote the role of traditionally under-represented groups such as women and youth by creating an inclusive platform for debate;
Strengthens institutional capacities to mediate conflict and uphold human rights through training and practical assistance;
Improve public awareness of human rights and conflict prevention through community outreach and education;
In working to fulfil their objectives, Pacific Dialogue aims at strengthening the role of Civil Society in Fiji and the Pacific, and developing workable partnerships between communities, businesses, government and non-government organisations.