Smart Mobility: Leveraging technology and financing to accelerate implementation

Webinar 3: Smart Mobility: Leveraging technology and financing to accelerate implementation (95 mins) 29 September 2020 | 5 PM FST (Fiji Standard Time) |7 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Energy Efficiency: A lens on Energy Service Companies (ESCO) models within the context of the Pacific Island Countries

Webinar 2: Energy Efficiency: A lens on Energy Service Companies (ESCO) models within the context of the Pacific Island Countries (95 mins) 22 September 2020 |5 PM FST (Fiji Standard Time) | 7 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time)

Renewable Energy Investments in the Pacific Islands: Opportunities to scale up and the role of flexible blended financing instruments

Webinar 1: Renewable Energy Investments in the Pacific Islands: Opportunities to scale up and the role of flexible blended financing instruments (95 mins) 15 September 2020 | 5 PM FST (Fiji Standard Time) | 7 AM CEST (Central European Summer Time)

"A dream comes true", Telesia Sekeme, headmistress of the Kolopelu school

"In Futuna, water is not drinkable. While there are still difficulties for the whole population to have access to drinking water, at least our children will be able to drink clean water at school and work in better conditions. For me, it’s a dream come…

Pacific Partnership launches human rights and social justice-themed poetry book for children

The Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme has launched a poetry anthology publication comprising a collection of Pacific poems and artworks about human rights and social justice suitable for students…

Water for Life: Safe and sustainable drinking water for Kiritimati Island

The current global pandemic has been a stark reminder of the important role that safe and reliable drinking water plays in our lives. It is essential for human life and a critical prerequisite of healthy communities and economies, however countries…

Flipping the Switch: Affordable, Reliable and Renewable energy solutions for the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, we globally emit around 50 billion tonnes of CO2e each year. This is more than 40% higher than emissions in 1990, an increase from 35 billion tonnes. Human activity is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other global warming…

New COVID-19 response will increase biosecurity and upgrade sustainable food production in the Pacific

COVID-19 has had a far-reaching effect on Pacific nations. In the space of seven months, the evaporation of vital tourism earnings and remittances, as well as the disruption to international trade and the food supply, has had repercussions on food…

PROTEGE: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific OCTs

The EDF-11-funded PROTEGE project has not escaped the health crisis. Regional activities have been particularly hard hit by border closings and the implementation of PROTEGE activities has been significantly delayed by COVID-19.

Online regional workshop discusses how legislative frameworks address gender and human rights in coastal fisheries and aquaculture

Representatives from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in a three-day virtual workshop held from 15-17 July, 2020. The virtual workshop discussed gender, social inclusion…
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