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PROTEGE enters its operational phase

PROTEGE (“Pacific Territories Regional Project for Sustainable Ecosystem Management” or “protect” in French) is an initiative designed to promote sustainable and climate-change-resilient economic development in the European Pacific overseas countries and…

Solar power pilot project reducing greenhouse gas emissions for Vanuatu's 'Tiwi Trader'

On July 22nd, 2019, Pacific Community’s Director General, Dr. Colin Tukuitonga launched the pilot project of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific), hosted by Pacific Community (SPC).   "Maritime Transport is a lifeline in…

PROTEGE takes off

Mangrove crab fishing in New Caledonia. (image: Matthieu Juncker)

Atoll nations unite against the exceptional and existential threat caused by climate change

The four exclusively atoll nations came together in Fiji recently to discuss the fact their homes and cultures are at an increased risk as a result of the global climate crisis.  High level representatives from the Republic of the Marshall Islands,…

Building Pacific Resilience: We are stronger together

3 May 2019, Suva, Fiji - Pacific history continues to be made with the closing of the inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting on Friday. The three day event brought together over 300 stakeholders working in partnership for Pacific resilience under the new…

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…

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. 
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