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For the first time, Fiji is hosting the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) co-organized by CIVICUS and PIANGO. ICSW is a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders ...
Post Date: 10-Aug-2017
The Asian Institute of Technology is calling applications for the Training Programme on Managing Project Preparation for Climate Change Adaptation. Organiser: Asian Institute of Technology in co-operation with United Nations Development ...
Post Date: 09-Aug-2017
NDMO held a workshop at the Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation with the purpose of reviewing Tropical Cyclone Donna operations and producing a report with recommendations for responding to future ...
Post Date: 08-Aug-2017
Port Vila - On 3 August, the Ministry of Education and Training, in partnership with the Ministry of Climate Change and through the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT) produced its ...
Post Date: 07-Aug-2017
The Minister of Climate Change launched in its compound the 9 Port Vila Tsunami Sirens on the 3rd of August 2017. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-2017
Two officers from the Climate Division took part in a two-week trip to Tanna to collect and verify traditional indicators on weather and climate for VMGD’s Traditional Knowledge (TK) Project. ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A Media and Stakeholder Workshop was held on the 3rd‐7th of July at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) at the Ministry of Climate Change. The 4-day workshop aims ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) though the Ministry of Climate Change continues to strengthen Vanuatu's capacity in Emergency Operations against catastrophic events in our Provinces. Beginning June this year, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
Epi is the latest island to be provided climate proof buildings for the use of government departments and communities. The construction of the building is part of a UNDP-supported, GEF-LDCF ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A Regional Climate Change Finance Meeting was held in Nadi, Fiji bringing together Climate Change and Finance government representatives from Pacific Island Countries. The purpose of the workshop was to advance ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A USD55 million project aimed to improve management of environmental data and information kicked off this month. The project ‘CB2/Cross Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD)’ is supported by the UNDP, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A detailed report (called the 'MACBIO Vanuatu Marine Ecosystem Services Valuation') assessing the relatively known, and sometimes hidden values of Vanuatu’s ocean has been provided to the Vanuatu Government. A Senior ...
Post Date: 27-Jul-2017
The Peace Boat “Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme” was announced at the Ocean Conference in June, 2017. To be held in collaboration with Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the ...
Post Date: 14-Jul-2017
(Nadi, Fiji) Climate Change and Finance government representatives from eight Pacific Island countries meet this week to discuss climate change finance. These discussions have the overarching goal to assist the ...
Post Date: 13-Jul-2017
The Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2017
After the launch of English version two months ago, the Specialized e-Learning Module on Children and Climate Change, developed by UN CC:Learn and UNICEF, is now available in French and Spanish! ...
Post Date: 07-Jul-2017
The toolkit provides indispensable guidance covering: Things to know before applying: The toolkit provides an overview of the amount and type of funding available along with the role of the ...
Post Date: 06-Jul-2017
The Conference Organising Committee warmly invites you attend a multidisciplinary conference examining the barriers to responding to climate change, implementing climate justice, and proposing ways forward to be held ...
Post Date: 22-Jun-2017
Ni Sa Bula, We would like to open nominations for vacant PICAN board positions in accordance with the new PICAN Board Guiding Principles and Terms of Reference. We currently need 2-3 more ...
Post Date: 22-Jun-2017
USP will be hosting its first-ever Climate Finance Workshop, a join initiative between the USAID's Adapt and Climate Ready Projects. Drawing on the 6-years experience of the USAID Adapt Asia-Pacific ...
Post Date: 17-Jun-2017
Are you worried about climate change and natural hazards? What are you doing about it? With the postgraduate programmes we offer in climate change, you can make a difference! The ...
Post Date: 13-Jun-2017
Are you ready to help bring Laudato Si to life in your community? Laudato Si Animators will promote the Laudato Si message to help turn it into action in their local ...
Post Date: 05-Jun-2017
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to inform you about its upcoming edition of the on-line course on Climate Change Diplomacy: Negotiating Effectively under the UNFCCC (11 September ...
Post Date: 26-May-2017
The Vanuatu Meteo and Geo-Hazards Division together with the Project Management Unit (PMU) have launched the new weather focasting system that was acquired last year. This new weather system was ...
Post Date: 20-May-2017
(Bonn, 10 May 2017) - As part of a journalism competition launched today, ten journalists from the Pacific island region will get the unique chance to travel to and report from ...
Post Date: 19-May-2017