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To Vanuatu Leaders We, the civil society of Vanuatu, would like to applaud you and other Pacific Leaders for your tireless efforts to address the devastating impacts of climate change on ...
Post Date: 05-Jul-2021
Vanuatu submits crucial report to UNFCCC: What this means for a recently graduated Least Developed Country  ...
Post Date: 06-May-2021
The Third National Communication (TNC) for Vanuatu is ready for submission to the UNFCCC this month. Vanuatu’s Third National Communication is an essential document for Vanuatu to fulfill its reporting ...
Post Date: 01-Feb-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
Vanuatu’s Enhanced Nationally Determined Contributions 2020-2030 (updated) was developed with support from the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The first section of this ...
Post Date: 07-Jan-2021
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
Please refer to this website for more information. The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to people from Vanuatu who are motivated to make a difference at home. Applications ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
The Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project (VERP) launched in 2016 to address the high demand of lighting and phone charging in rural communities is now extended to urban areas. But that ...
Post Date: 31-Oct-2017
The Goverment and the Societe de Service Petroliers (SSP) has agreed, in what is understood to be a first for the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and the SSP, to ...
Post Date: 26-Oct-2017
A signing ceremony took place on 13 October at the Energy4All premises in Port Vila between the Government of Vanuatu, represented by the Director General of the Ministry of Climate ...
Post Date: 13-Oct-2017
A professional Massive Open Online Course on off-grid electricity access is starting at the end of October! The course adopts a unique multidisciplinary perspective to develop innovative mindsets and cross ...
Post Date: 12-Oct-2017
Are you interested in learning how to incorporate the concept of resilience into your work? Do you want to promote an integrated approach to social and ecological sustainability? Do you ...
Post Date: 10-Oct-2017
SUVA, 1 OCTOBER 2017 – For an island region that copes each year with the impacts of cyclones, droughts, tidal surges and salt water inundation in food crops, the importance of ...
Post Date: 10-Oct-2017
The Government of Vanuatu through the Department of Energy (DoE) provided solar electricity systems to the people of Tanna on a recent trip from 27 July to 5 August. The ...
Post Date: 29-Aug-2017
Paramount Chief Maseiman of Pango, South Efate, and his community took the initiative to launch a Tsunami Siren, Tsunami Information Boards and Tsunami Evacuation Signs located in their village on ...
Post Date: 18-May-2017
The Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project (VREP) Phase 2 is expected to benefit another 8,950 rural households. Early this month, the Department of Energy has secured US$14.1 miillion Funding for VREP ...
Post Date: 31-Mar-2017
President-elect Donald Trump has not minced words about his approach to environment and energy policy: He loathes regulation and wants to increase the use of coal, offshore drilling and fracking. ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2016
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions Wednesday about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change — and the future ...
Post Date: 10-Nov-2016
4 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco – The Pacific islands have helped make world history as the Paris Agreement comes into force, with all 14 Pacific island parties to the ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
7 November, 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrackech, Morocco - While women accounted for around 35% of all national party delegates at the 2015 UN climate conference and women's participation in Eastern and ...
Post Date: 09-Nov-2016
The September News release features the following: 1. Vanuatu Red Cross Society in Paama, the Shepherd Islands, Tanna, Efate and Efate offshore islands, (construction of shelters and water catchments) 2. First Aid to ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-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
LEDS GP Fellowship Program – more information    [Translate] Please see below for more information on our Fellowship Program, including selection criteria, Terms and Conditions, and how to ...
Post Date: 23-Jun-2016
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
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