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The Ministry of Climate Change in Vanuatu held a two-day workshop from 22 to 23 October this week to gather inputs from stakeholders towards the development of the national quantifiable ...
Post Date: 23-Oct-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
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
Vanuatu will join the world to celebrate the World Water Day and World Meteorology Day this year from Monday 23 to Tuesday 24 March in Luganville, Santo. This year’s joint ...
Post Date: 18-Mar-2020
GCF has introduced a new application process for smaller-scale projects or programmes: Do you have a project that is ready for scaling up, and has the potential for transformation to ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
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 Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by ...
Post Date: 11-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
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
​Please find attached the Island Climate Update "Water Watch" which aims to provide an overview of the potential for water stress in the southwest Pacific.  This product ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
23 October 2013: The 2013 Global Green Growth Forum (3GF) brought together hundreds of world leaders from government, the private sector and civil society in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 21-22 ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A groundbreaking climate change bill, rejected by former President Mwai Kibaki after what its supporters claim was pressure from private sector interests, is scheduled to ...
Post Date: 27-Sep-2013
28 August 2013: The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) convened the annual review meeting of the Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) project, which provided participants ...
Post Date: 19-Sep-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