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2 July 2021 - Santo Island, Vanuatu The women of remote Western Santo are demonstrating sustainable livelihoods through an environment-focused locally led gender empowerment program.  Now one year and three ...
Post Date: 05-Jul-2021
The Vanuatu Metabolic Analysis Report has been released in January 2021. This analysis of circular economy opportunities for Vanuatu seeks to help reduce the waste flow of imported materials, while ...
Post Date: 27-Jan-2021
On Friday, 23 October 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) delivered the second in a series of capacity building trainings for the Government of Vanuatu on accreditation to the ...
Post Date: 04-Nov-2020
The National COVID19 Advisory Team at the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) is putting together a detailed repatriation plan for the return of all Vanuatu citizens stranded overseas due to ...
Post Date: 22-May-2020
30 May - 6 June 2018, SingaporeSponsorship available for up to 20 Action4SD Members Action4SD is delighted to be a partner for the upcoming UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab which will convene 1,000 cross-sectoral leaders, under ...
Post Date: 09-Feb-2018
On 01 February 2018, the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) launched the call for its secondCompetition of Project Ideas. Governments, municipalities, actors from civil society, science and educational institutions as well ...
Post Date: 05-Feb-2018
2 November 2017 - In a significant achievement for the South Pacific nation of Fiji, the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) was among five new partner organizations which received accreditation as Direct ...
Post Date: 16-Jan-2018
Songdo, 23 October 2017 – The Green Climate Fund has signed a funding agreement with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) improving Pacific islands’ ability to deal with climate-induced ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-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
APIA, Samoa (Samoa Observer, April 27, 2017) – The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (S.P.T.O) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (G.I.Z.) GmbH will enter into a partnership to collaborate ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
The Economics of Climate Change Adaptation programme was launched by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Adapt Asia-Pacific Project, the Asian Development Bank, the ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-Oct-2016
PRESS RELEASE    Date: 22 September, 2016   SPREP launches new guidelines for environmental impact assessment   New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2016
16 September 2016 Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters, ...
Post Date: 20-Sep-2016
This week the Government of Vanuatu, in partnership with GIZ climate change, has concluded the first ever program to link rural tourism operators with renewable energy technologies.  Twenty-nine island bungalows ...
Post Date: 26-Aug-2016
The Government of Vanuatu is committed to build and equip over Vt52 million worth of Provincial Disaster Centers for Torba and Tafea provinces as part of its continued efforts to ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2015
Natural Disasters and UNDP MDG Carbon have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Rural Electrification in Vanuatu.  The overall target of the NAMA is to support Vanuatu in ...
Post Date: 15-Sep-2015
Please find attach a Crown of Thorn Star Fish (COTs) Flyer prepared after some work conducted in Vanuatu by Fisheries Department in Collaboration with IRD Scientist in Noumea. After ...
Post Date: 01-Sep-2015
Advisor (m//f) on Sustainable Energy JOB-ID: 23352 Field of activity Sustainable livelihoods have a high priority for Pacific Island communities and governments alike. They are central to current development policies ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Administration Assistant: 1 year contract Oxfam seeks to recruit a motivated and organised Administration Assistant. The position will assist the program teams to provide and maintain effective administration functions and procedures to support smooth program implementation.  Key requirements: ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2015
05 November 2014.  Over 80 participants, school children, women and men attended a Waste, Tourism and Climate Change Adaptation Campaign that was organized by the SHEFA Tourism Office, in collaboration ...
Post Date: 07-Jan-2015
SCI Foundation Matching Grants   The SCI Foundation is proud to extend our reach across the globe in order to help fund wildlife conservation and research projects. Through our ...
Post Date: 17-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
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
18 October 2013: The UNFCCC Secretariat has released two technical documents on developed country quantified economy-wide emission reduction targets and non-economic losses in relation to loss and damage, to ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013