News

Tagabe Fresh Water Aquaculture Center has boosted tilapia production in the thousands through the support of the EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) project. The 2-year project, beginning in October ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2017
Scholarship will be taken at the Laucala Campus in Fiji. Eligibility: In order to take up scholarship applicants must: Apply by the due date and provide all required documents; Submit ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2017
A six-week course in partnership with UNITAR begins November 13, features leading global experts on climate change 13 September 2017 – ‘National Adaptation Plans: Building Climate Resilience in Agriculture’ is the ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2017
The chiefs and people of West Coast Santo have commenced the West Coast Santo “Sunset” Environment Network, a historical commitment by all of the remote villages along Santo’s rugged West ...
Post Date: 04-Sep-2017
Water projects completed by the IRCCNH (Increasing Resilience to Climate Change and Natural Hazards) project through the Ministry of Climate Change were handed over to communities of Tanna and Tongoa ...
Post Date: 31-Aug-2017
Department of Customs and Inland Revenue officers attended a 3-day workshop held to improve the monitoring and tracking of ozone depleting substances (ODS). The workshop was hosted by the Department ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2017
The Government of Vanuatu through the Department of Energy (DoE) provided solar electricity systems to the people of Tanna on a recent trip from 27 July to 5 August. The ...
Post Date: 29-Aug-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department advised earlier this year of the increasing chance of an El Niño occurring towards the middle of the year 2017. Since the advice was ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
Vanuatu’s delegation for the 23rd annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) were engaged in an induction workshop on the 10th August to prepare them ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
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 Ministry of Climate Change launched 9 tsunami sirens on its Port Vila compound on the 3rd of August. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded the 3-year ...
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