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Next Week from 20-24 March, the Vanuatu National Advisory Board on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction will be hosting a series of events in relation to Climate Finance.    ...
Post Date: 17-Mar-2017
Worldlife Day 2017Today, 3rd March is World Wildlife Day. The UN theme for this year is “Listen to the young people”. The VESS team is heading out to Eratap to ...
Post Date: 03-Mar-2017
The UN CC:e-Learn platform has just undergone a complete makeover. The platform, which was launched in 2014, still boasts its state of the art e-learning courses in six different ...
Post Date: 24-Feb-2017
Context Vanuatu and its people bear little responsibility for climate change, although it is particularly vulnerable to its impacts. Government has placed a high priority on improved climate ...
Post Date: 15-Feb-2017
Dear Climate-L readers,   A report on the nationally determined contributions survey conducted by the Nairobi Framework Partnership in 2016 is now available at http://bit.ly/NFP_NDCsurvey.   The survey looks at ...
Post Date: 10-Feb-2017
Folks have taken the opportunity to raise some key issues relating to Australia’s engagement on climate change. This letter popped up on my news feed this morning from the ...
Post Date: 06-Feb-2017
For many people in the U.S. — and across the globe — recent political events have left the future looking ominous, indeed. Things seem more uncertain than ever, and ...
Post Date: 06-Feb-2017
Australian Ambassador for Climate Change Hon. Patrick Suckling was recently in Suva for bilateral talks with the Fiji Government who is the current President of the Conference of Parties to ...
Post Date: 06-Feb-2017
Mr Espen Ronneberg, the Climate Change Adviser of SPREP first started in the UN Negotiation Process in 1992. He saw the entry into force of the United Nations Framework Convention ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
15 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - The Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) was the focus of a special event at the UN Climate talks in Marrakech this week. ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco -  The integrated approach to building resilient communities is well documented in the Pacific region. However, more efforts still need to be made ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
  Today is a special day for this government; it marks the end of three yearsof drafting, re-drafting and consulting on Vanuatu’s next 15-year National Sustainable Development Plan. You have ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
  First edition of the Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change (PEBACC) Newsletter: New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual SPREP meeting ...
Post Date: 16-Nov-2016
President-elect Donald Trump has not minced words about his approach to environment and energy policy: He loathes regulation and wants to increase the use of coal, offshore drilling and fracking. ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2016
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions Wednesday about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change — and the future ...
Post Date: 10-Nov-2016
4 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco – The Pacific islands have helped make world history as the Paris Agreement comes into force, with all 14 Pacific island parties to the ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
7 November, 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrackech, Morocco - While women accounted for around 35% of all national party delegates at the 2015 UN climate conference and women's participation in Eastern and ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
The Ministry of Climate Change has assembled a delegation of 22 outstanding experts to negotiate on behalf of Vanuatu climate change support at the 22nd UN Climate Change Conference in ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
Picture caption: Members of the Anamburu Ward Council discussing their tsunami response plans during the workshop. The creation of the Tsunami Response Plans for Port Vila and South Efate will ...
Post Date: 03-Nov-2016
Vanuatu is expected to have 2 to 3 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2016/2017 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for this ...
Post Date: 01-Nov-2016
The September News release features the following: 1. Vanuatu Red Cross Society in Paama, the Shepherd Islands, Tanna, Efate and Efate offshore islands, (construction of shelters and water catchments) 2. First Aid to ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2016
EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Suatainable Energy (ACSE) programme on Freshwater Aquaculture was launched on the 17th of October 2016. The objective of the project is to: 1) Trial ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2016
The NDMO and Yumi Redi Consortium can announce the public release of the CBDRR handbook for facilitators. A downloadable PDF version can be found via the below link. https://www.dropbox.com/s/q71ztxhhhgg68rz/CBDRR%20HANBUK%20NDMO_soft_161008.pdf?dl=0 ...
Post Date: 23-Oct-2016
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-Oct-2016
A new publication from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural (ACIAR) provides a clear view of the current status of mixed species agroforestry in Fiji and Vanuatu and offers valuable ...
Post Date: 17-Oct-2016