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9 September 2013: The Group of 20 (G20) held its annual Leaders' Summit in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, to work towards strengthening economic growth and creating jobs. The resulting ...
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
  NADI, Fiji --- Cook Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu shared their experiences with integration of climate change (CC) and disaster risk management (DRM) practices at the High Level Dialogue session ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2013
Dear Members of the Climate Change and Development Community, United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) and Ricardo-AEA announces Round 2 of its e-learning for climate negotiators from ...
Post Date: 09-Jul-2013
The Vanuatu Fisheries Department, SPC, GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit), AusAID (the Australian Agency for International Development) and Vanuatu's National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Governance & Capacity Expert for Vanuatu Period ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
Country: UNDP Pacific Centre - Fiji Project name: Strengthening Climate and Disaster Risk Governance in Vanuatu Description of the assignment: Team Leader for Vanuatu Period of assignment/services: ...
Post Date: 06-Jun-2013
"The new source of power is not money in the hands of a few, but information in the hands of many." ~ John Naisbitt     Welcome to the first ...
Post Date: 23-May-2013
How can countries deliver climate finance effectively? Register now for the UNEP Fit for the Funds Webinar to hear from leading climate finance experts on the principles, criteria and ...
Post Date: 20-May-2013
A 1969 U.S. scientific study of Crown of Thorns Starfish  in Micronesia has relevance for the current South Pacific COTs outbreaks from the Cook Islands across to the G.B.R. Teams ...
Post Date: 19-Apr-2013
The movie industry has always had an easy sell with end-of-the-world scripts. The fantastical scenarios of mankind’s final struggle for survival – triggered by extreme weather anomalies, epidemics, or meteorite ...
Post Date: 11-Apr-2013
Participate in our online debate, April 9 2013, 12.30-13.30 London time http://alertnetlive.trust.org/Event/Climate_Crisis_How_can_the_poorest_and_most_vulnerable_act_to_adapt U.N. climate talks have yet to deliver much for the world’s poorest people, who are ...
Post Date: 08-Apr-2013
Monday 8 April 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Samoa – Maintaining long-term food security has emerged as a major issue in the Pacific region, and climate change, with ...
Post Date: 08-Apr-2013
On Saturday 9th March, supporters of women’s and gender issues gathered at the Chinese Club in Port Vila to celebrate International Women’s Day.  The event was organised by the Port ...
Post Date: 14-Mar-2013
Workshop Objectives & Intended Outcomes Objectives: 1. To compile a list of DRR activities conducted at the national, provincial, island, community and school levels in 2012 2. ...
Post Date: 12-Dec-2012
    The Government of Vanuatu has applied for financing in the amount of US$ 2,728,000 equivalent from the World Bank towards the cost of the Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2012
The FIELD paper below may be of interest to readers from SIDS. “Loss and damage caused by climate change: legal strategies for vulnerable countries” (available at http://www.field.org.uk/news/climate-damage-new-legal-strategies) suggests that ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2012
The September issue of the Vanuatu Update: Climate, Weather, Geo-hazards and Disaster Risk Reduction is now available from the attached file or from the 'Resource Database' section on the ...
Post Date: 03-Oct-2012
Post Date: 10-Aug-2012