Federated States of Micronesia pursue a common approach between disaster risk and climate change

15 August 2016, Weno

Damaged-solar-grid-in-UlithiA joint Environment Summit and Disaster Risk Management Platform is being held this week (15-19 August) in Weno, Chuuk, to address challenges related to the impacts of disasters throughout the Federated States of Micronesia.

Fiji Olympic gold a win for entire Pacific

12 August 2016, Suva

fiji-rugbyThe stunning Olympic Games gold medal win by Fiji in the rugby sevens is a celebration for the entire Pacific Islands region, according to the Director-General of the Pacific Community, Dr Colin Tukuitonga.

Marshall Islands begins drought-related Post Disaster Needs Assessment

05 August 2016

MarshallSevere drought in the Marshall Islands associated with the strong El Nino, led to the call for a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA).

Regional energy regulators address challenges

5 August 2016, Nuku’alofa

energy-regulatorIndependent and transparent energy regulation plays a critical role in creating an enabling environment for the transition to a greener energy economy, especially in light of the ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency targets of Pacific Island countries as part of the Paris Agreement process and towards achieving the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 7) of ensuring access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all.



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