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Search and Rescue (SAR) Facility Opens in Samoa

Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, Prime Minister of Samoa   The Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened a state-of-the-art Search and Rescue Facility on Friday, last week. The first of its kind in the…

Emergency Operations Centre triggers safety mode of riverbank dwellers

Sevuloni Dewai was among the early birds in the hinterland of Naitasiri Province for a much-anticipated event down the Wainimala River.  He was on the first bus out of the mountainous ranges on the border with Fiji’s largest province of Ba near the…

Gender, human rights and sustainable resource management important aspects of significant Pacific-EU Marine Partnership Programme

(Photo Credit: Francisco Blaha, Marshall Islands)

Kiribati: Forging Ahead on Human Rights Education

RRRT Director Miles Young (left) with RRRT Kiribati Country Focal Officer Amberoti Nikora (right) and Permanent Secretary of the  Kiribati Ministry of Justice, Birimaaka Tekanene (centre) on signing the MOU   Bullying, social exclusion and gender balance…

Tracking ‘moody’ Mona

Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama queries some details regarding TC Mona’s track.   Always be ready for the worst and hope for the best   By ILAITIA TURAGABECI AS Tropical Cyclone Mona roared across the islands, a group of men sat huddled around a…

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Scaling up Pacific Adaptation project holds initial meeting in Fiji

Charlotte Pihigia of Niue during one of the group discussions at the meeting   Delegates from ten Pacific Island countries are gathering in Suva, Fiji this week for the inception and planning meeting of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Scaling…

Small-pond tilapia aquaculture and aquaponics featured at Global Climate Change Alliance meeting

Small-pond aquaculture and aquaponics with tilapia fish was showcased within a climate change context at the “Market Place” session of the Global Climate Change Alliance project inception meeting on Scaling Up Pacific Adaptation GCCA+SUPA in Suva this…

Refurbished Emergency Operations Centres to strengthen disaster response in Fiji

Disaster response in Fiji is expected to be strengthened, with the opening of two newly-refurbished Emergency Operations Centres (EOC) funded by the European Union under the ACP-EU Building Safety and Resilience in the Pacific (BSRP) project implemented…

ACP-EU Development Minerals Programme

Kiribati teachers and teacher assistants complete human rights training module

12 primary and secondary school teachers and 15 trainee teacher assistants can now model positive behaviour in the classroom as a result of a workshop on human rights and responsibilities, inclusivity and equity over the course of three days in Tarawa.
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