Mere Nailatikau

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Mere Nailatikau is a development professional from Fiji with experience in public diplomacy, research and strategic communication. She is a Fulbright Scholar undertaking a Master of Public Policy at the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs (2022-2024). She has consulted for various regional and multilateral agencies and hosted season 2 of Vosa, a podcast supported by the World Bank. With an MA in Development Studies from The University of the South Pacific, Mere has worked in development programs with a presence in Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tuvalu and Nauru.

Where the buck stops: aid in Fiji
Where the buck stops: aid in Fiji
The development funding arena in the Pacific is a crowded space. But local actors are often forced to take back seat.
This year’s Pacific elections marginalise and isolate too many
This year’s Pacific elections marginalise and isolate too many
As 2022 national polls unfold, it is evident that a global decline in democracy is disadvantaging the most vulnerable.
The promise and peril of statistics in Fiji
The promise and peril of statistics in Fiji
The Pacific nation needs a new social contract on data for any meaningful change to occur in at-risk communities.
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