Addressing Gender Inequalities requires an inter-sectional approach

18 March 2016

genderGender equality and women’s empowerment have a transformative and multiplier effect on sustainable development, and are drivers of economic growth in Small Island Developing States, according to Nauru’s Minister for Home Affairs, Education, Youth and Land Management, the Hon Charmaine Scotty of Nauru.

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Ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

17 March 2016, Suva

SolarAccess to accurate and reliable data and the ability to analyse and interpret those data for decision making and the formulation of energy policies are central to the effective participation of Pacific Island countries and territories in global processes such as the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement.

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New climate change policy contributes to more resilient Tonga by 2035

17 March, 2016, Nuku’alofa

Tonga-visionThe Pacific Community (SPC) and the European Union (EU) have welcomed the endorsement by the Government of Tonga of a new national climate change policy.

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Communicating our Development Priorities: Women's stories of Sustainable Development

 16 March 2016

sister-of-the-Pacific-Ocean“Our stories need to be told. Policy makers need to be aware of how activities impacting on the environment are affecting our livelihoods. They need to take a holistic view at society to see how policies are actually impacting every single member of society, and as professionals in this field, we need to look at how we can help them,” says Klouldil from Palau.

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