Kiribati

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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