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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
Anglican Overseas Aid and Anglican Board of Mission are jointly funding a DRM Mentor to work with our partner in Vanuatu to build their capacity to respond effectively to emergency responses in the ...
Post Date: 21-Sep-2015
Public Notice (in English, French and Bislama) DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONSULTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR VANUATU GPOBA GRID-BASED ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT The Department of Energy plans ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
Remote Communities in Vanuatu’s Shepherd Group undertake Food Solar Drying for Climate Change Adaptation   From the 21 November to 3 ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
please find news for your use, from the Pacific at the 19th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change which opened today in Warsaw ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
16 October 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) registry, which is now a fully functional, public, web-based platform.   The registry is set ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013
Starting tomorrow (9 October) at 9am we have a panel discussion with the NDMO, Vanuatu Disability Association, Save the children to discuss disability in disasters on national ...
Post Date: 09-Oct-2013
NORMANBY ISLAND, Papua New Guinea — Katharina Fabricius plunged from a dive boat into the Pacific Ocean of tomorrow. She kicked through blue water until she spotted a ceramic tile ...
Post Date: 07-Oct-2013
Rising seas, disappearing glaciers, melting ice, storm surges: The threat of climate change still feels distant to many people. Not for residents of small, low-lying islands in the Pacific. Global ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
Broken seawalls, like this one in the Pacific island nation of Kiribati, often have no connection with sea-level rise. Credit: Christopher Pala/IPS TARAWA, Kiribati, Sep 20 (IPS) - Scientists say ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2013
7 September 2013: In the context of calls for concrete action to ensure the survival of small island developing States (SIDS), the 44th Pacific Islands Forum convened under the ...
Post Date: 16-Sep-2013
Website small news or blog story Welcome to the Cloud Nasara: New Vanuatu climate and disaster preparedness animation premieres in Port Vila   Cloud Nasara, a new cartoon that integrates ...
Post Date: 06-Aug-2013
12 July 2013: The Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) adopted the Nadi Draft Outcome Document, which will represent the ...
Post Date: 17-Jul-2013
The United Nations – The Nippon Foundation of Japan Fellowship Programme is a fully funded research Fellowship for developing State ocean professionals. The main objective of the Fellowship is to ...
Post Date: 14-Jun-2013
For almost 70 years, my country, the Marshall Islands, has been fighting for its survival. Unfortunately, the threats we face are the result of forces we cannot control. From 1946 ...
Post Date: 03-Jun-2013
From Tokelau world's first place to run entirely on solar , the director of the company which installed the new grid, Powersmart Solar, told Tokelau residents have only benefited from ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2012
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “International institutions and new sustainable development goals beyond 2015: climate change, poor and vulnerable countries” (at http://www.field.org.uk/news/beyond-2015-climate-poor-and-vulnerable-countries) ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012
The COMET Program is pleased to announce the publication of three short modules relating to the impacts of climate change: "Climate Change and Regional Impacts": An overview of ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012
Please find attached a copy of the Ad and Application form for the VHT National Coordinator position for broad circulation. This ad will be in the papers this ...
Post Date: 30-Aug-2012
Watch How Quickly Climate Change Melts Ice Over the Arctic Sea       ...
Post Date: 21-Aug-2012
Post Date: 10-Aug-2012