Kiribati

Changing Lives in the Atolls: PW Podcast S01-E04

On the atolls of Kiribati, finding and maintaining safe drinking water is an ongoing challenge. A growing population and the pressure of climate change are making this challenge even more difficult.   Listen to the full PW podcast. 

Pacific children key to championing human rights in the region

Pacific education officials and curriculum development officers from Kiribati, the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI), and Tuvalu met in Fiji this week (7 to 10 August) to progress plans to integrate human rights and responsibilities into primary and…

Kiribati investing in better data to help achieve its development goals

On 30 July 2018, the Republic of Kiribati launched a project to update data on households and institutions across the nation’s 23 inhabited islands. This data will been an invaluable tool for Kiribati’s development planning, ensuring that resources are…

Zoom - Protecting South Tarawa’s beaches from erosion

Kiribati’s sandy beaches are a key defence against strong tides, currents and waves. For many years, those beaches have also provided sand and gravel for construction, leading to erosion along parts of the South Tarawa coastline. Working with European…

Kiribati MPs discuss human rights for development

Members of Parliament from all outer islands of Kiribati have participated in consultations this week about the nation’s human rights challenges, progress, achievements and plans. The Pacific Community (SPC), with support from the European Union and the…

Central Pacific maritime lifeline in focus

The reliability and affordability of vital shipping services for Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru and Tuvalu will be in focus at a forum that begins today in Suva, Fiji, hosted by the Pacific Community (SPC).

Boost for cyclone Pam recovery in Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Long-term recovery efforts from the devastation left by tropical cyclone Pam will receive a welcome boost in four Pacific Island nations following a EUR 6 million funding agreement between the Pacific Community (SPC) and development bank KfW, on behalf…

Kiribati Broadcasting Authority tests ability to deliver services in emergency

Thirteen personnel from Kiribati’s Broadcasting and Publication Authority, Kiribati Red Cross Society, the Office of Te Beretitenti and from newspapers the Kiribati Independent, Kiribati Update and Kiribati Newstar, have tested their readiness to stay on…
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