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Two youth from Vanuatu traveled to Egypt for the COP27 Climate Change Conference to convey their messages to world leaders. Jeffrey Wells from Santo joined other ...
Post Date: 08-Dec-2022
The Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) has revealed the first group who will be attending the preparatory meetings of the Vanuatu delegation to the Twenty Seventh Conference of the ...
Post Date: 07-Dec-2022
Vanuatu is taking global warming seriously as it pledges carbon net zero emissions by 2050 in its new strategy plan, despite doing the least to contribute to global ...
Post Date: 07-Dec-2022
80% of Vanuatu’s population depends entirely on agriculture for daily subsistence and well-being. The sector needs to be resilient to keep meeting people’s needs. The Director ...
Post Date: 07-Dec-2022
La Niña returns    What does this mean for Vanuatu?   Welcome to Vanuatu Climate Watch, a new climate information update from VanKIRAP! VanKIRAP (Vanuatu Klaemet Infomesen blong ...
Post Date: 29-Sep-2022
What a wonderful celebration of women’s leadership at the 2022 WIN DRR Leadership Awards held this evening at the Asia-Pacific Ministerial Conference for Disaster Risk Reduction (APMCDRR) here in Brisbane, ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2022
The Caretaker Minister of Climate Change, Silas Bule, said the newly launched Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy (CCDRR) will build Vanuatu’s resilience and support the sustainable development of ...
Post Date: 05-Sep-2022
By Michael Taylor, Thomson Reuters Foundation Aug 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Pacific island state Vanuatu has submitted a “groundbreaking” update to its commitments under the Paris climate accord ...
Post Date: 16-Aug-2022
Minister of Climate Change, Silas Bule, has described Vanuatu’s Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) as one of the most ambitious in the world. NDCs are the heart of the Paris Agreement, as ...
Post Date: 15-Aug-2022
The 51st Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting was held in Fiji from 11 to 14 July 2022, and unanimously endorsed Vanuatu’s initiative to secure an Advisory Opinion from the International ...
Post Date: 10-Aug-2022
The Port Vila Urban Greening Master Plan project supported by PACRES  under the Department of Climate Change -DoCC and implemented by SPREP in partnership with the Vanuatu Government conducted a ...
Post Date: 10-Aug-2022
The University of the South Pacific (USP) through its Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE)’s ECCE program helped upskill 189 Early Childhood Teachers between 2020 to 2021. Thirty-one (31) ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2022
The NAB Secretariat is organizing a Portal Training and awareness workshop today Thursday 21st July, at the Grand Hotel.  The objective of the training is to get governmental services ITs, PRO and ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2022
Vanuatu's Prime Minister has criticised the slow pace of international negotiations to reduce carbon emissions as "totally out of step" with the threat facing Pacific Island nation. Bob Loughman is ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2022
The Building Resilience and Enhancing Adaptive Capacity in Vanuatu (BRAVE) project was recently kicked off with orientation meetings with the leaders of Penama Provincial Government, 3 Area Councils and their 19 ...
Post Date: 19-Jul-2022
The Secretariat to the National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB) in Vanuatu successfully conducted a Portal Training today at the Melanesian Hotel in Port Vila. ...
Post Date: 19-Jul-2022
  From June 27 to July 1, a high-level delegation from Vanuatu made waves at the 2nd United Nations Oceans Conference held in Lisbon, Portugal. The ocean is critical for ...
Post Date: 14-Jul-2022
An 8-member Vanuatu delegation has joined other countries in Germany to discuss the earth’s future, which is currently being threatened by climate change. The Bonn Climate Change Conference which started ...
Post Date: 09-Jun-2022
32nd Board meeting held in Antigua and Barbuda sees adoption of private sector strategy, enhanced simplified approval process and GCF Programming Dialogue for ...
Post Date: 24-May-2022
The Ministry of Climate Change Adaptation (MoCCA) through Vanuatu’s National Designated Authority (NDA) has announced two significant projects on Climate Change Adaptation, the Climate Change in the Coastal Zone in ...
Post Date: 19-May-2022
 The Vanuatu Prime Minister, Honourable Bob Loughman Weibur, has made an important speech in giving remarks to the International Court of Justice (ICJ). One of his remarks, "Most Importanly an ...
Post Date: 13-Mar-2022
Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) form the core of the Paris Agreement and provide the framework for countries climate policies. From 24 to 26 February, the Regional Pacific NDC ...
Post Date: 08-Mar-2022
Representatives from the Vanuatu government, the business sector and the NGO community were among the participants at a VIP-led UK/Pacific climate change dialogue, held on Wednesday, February 23 2022. Hosted by ...
Post Date: 25-Feb-2022
The Regional Pacific NDC Hub, through the Pacific Community (SPC), supported the Department of Climate Change, Ministry of Climate Change (Republic of Vanuatu) with a thorough preparatory review of the ...
Post Date: 15-Feb-2022
DECEMBER 14, 2021 BY LEANNEM 01 December 2021 - Vanuatu, a Pacific country identified as the highest disaster risk of countries in the world, has commended the availability and accessibility of NextGen ...
Post Date: 08-Feb-2022