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Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nationexperiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may ...
Post Date: 30-Oct-2015
Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and ...
Post Date: 02-Oct-2015
CHA Media Release Suva, Fiji | 14 September 2015 The United Nations is urging Pacific Islanders and their governments to prepare now for a looming El Niño ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2015
Climate Network Coordinators: 1 year contracts Oxfam seeks enthusiastic and inclusive Network Coordinators to facilitate a range of issue based networks across Oxfam’s programs (Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, ...
Post Date: 20-Jul-2015
01 May 2015 - News Story  The South Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu, a state member of IUCN, confronted the utter devastation of category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam which tore through ...
Post Date: 30-Jun-2015
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host ...
Post Date: 08-Jun-2015
The Minister for Climate Change and Natural Disasters, the Honourable James Bule, hosted a national validation workshop for the Vanuatu Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy at the Holiday ...
Post Date: 19-Feb-2015
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
Pacific-German Regional Programme on Coping with Climate Change in the Pacific Island Region     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Tanna Island Council of Chiefs in Vanuatu Release Declaration ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
Dear Climate-L Readers, A MOOC (Not a Moose) Is Coming on January 27, 2014! We are very pleased to announce the World Bank's first Massive Open Online Course ...
Post Date: 11-Dec-2013
A team in Vanuatu consisting of local landowners, Live & Learn staff, and staff from the Vanuatu Department of Forestry, have begun planting the country’s first REDD+ agroforestry pilot plot. ...
Post Date: 11-Dec-2013
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
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! ...
Post Date: 05-Dec-2013
4 December 2013 – Port Vila Vanuatu’s Year 11 secondary school students have demonstrated their climate change expertise in Vanuatu’s first national Climate Zone Championship competition. In 2012, a ...
Post Date: 05-Dec-2013
A 16-strong delegation from Vanuatu is at the United Nations Climate Conference in Warsaw this week, where countries are continuing negotiations towards a new global climate agreement.   In a ...
Post Date: 23-Nov-2013
October 2013: The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has published a paper, titled 'Exploring Climate Finance Effectiveness,' which examines possible ways of measuring the effectiveness of public ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2013
6 November 2013: The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) has published its annual Greenhouse Gas Bulletin, reporting that between 1990 and 2012, the warming effect on the climate has increased ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2013
Press release 16th November 2013 – for immediate release   Live & Learn Vanuatu, Department of Forestry and Santo Community start first REDD+ agroforestry plot in Vanuatu ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-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
Dear colleagues,   Latest issue of SPC’s Climate Change and Disaster Risk Newsletter out now: http://www2008.spc.int/images/publications/en/NewsLetters/SPC_CC_DR_eNewsletter02.pdf   Interested to know how sea-level rise is measured in the Pacific? Want ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
MEDIA RELEASE   Vanuatu youth spread solutions for climate change at media showcase event Port Vila high school ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
Talofa colleagues   Trust that all is well in your corner of the Pacific. Please find attached SPREP’s Climate Change Matters Newsletter for November 2013.   Exciting stories in this ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
Dear PAFPNet members, We would like to invite you to review the Pacific Gender and Climate Change Toolkit which was launched as a draft at the recent Triennial Conference of ...
Post Date: 12-Nov-2013
October 2013: The UN Technical Support Team (TST) has issued three briefs in preparation for the seventh session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Open Working Group (OWG) on ...
Post Date: 07-Nov-2013