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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
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) is launching the new Call Center aimed at boosting public access to its warning services in Vanuatu. The Call Center is established in ...
Post Date: 01-Apr-2020
On 30 January, over thirty participants from the Government, Civil Society, Private Sector, and Development Partners were trained in the usage of the website of the National Advisory Board on ...
Post Date: 30-Jan-2018
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
A USD55 million project aimed to improve management of environmental data and information kicked off this month. The project ‘CB2/Cross Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD)’ is supported by the UNDP, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The NDC Partnership recently launched the first comprehensive online platform focused specifically on resources that help countries implement their national climate commitments (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs). The NDC Toolbox Navigator (beta) is a searchable ...
Post Date: 16-May-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
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
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
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
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
A five-day regional training for Pacific island countries and territories was held in Nadi, Fiji from 16–20 September where 27 participants from 12 Pacific states (Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Papua ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-2013
Course begins on July 13th and lasts for 5 weeks. Registration is free. You won't need any special software as all assignments/labs are done via ArcGIS online. https://www.coursera.org/course/maps ...
Post Date: 27-Jun-2013