Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS)

ECOSOC Status: None
Type: NGO working on Drugs
Address: P.O.Box 13476
256 Waimanu Rd
Fiji Islands
Country: Fiji
Region: Oceania
UN Languages:
Other languages:
  • Education
  • Prevention
  • Research
  • Training

  • Other:'national peak body for sector'
Short description:
FCOSS, a body celebrating cultural diversity, works to sustain itself, as a vibrant organisation. It exists to provide a focal point for Fiji’s Civil Society Organisations and supports people centered development initiatives of the community, fostering strength and self sufficiency of local organisations.

What FCOSS Does:
-Fostering development of Civil Society Organizations across Fiji Influencing government’s social and economic policies.
-Ensuring concerns of member organizations are heard in the public arena and by relevant authorities.
-Producing well-informed researches to highlight needs of low-income earners and disadvantaged people and to identify gaps in service provision.
-Fostering links between member agencies and with other organizations, which have similar objectives.
-Assist member organizations in delivering humanitarian service effectively and efficiently.
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