Marshall Islands

Legislation and the Role of Police Prosecutors Across the Pacific in Ending Violence Against Women

Legislation and the Role of Police Prosecutors Across the Pacific in Ending Violence Against Women Story by Onorina Saukelo    Violence against women and girls is the most pervasive violation of human rights in the Pacific. Studies show up to 60% per…

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…

Why the Pacific matters

Off the coast of Majuro, Marshall Islands (Credit: Cameron Diver)  

Pacific Community Statement on the Passing of Hon. Tony A. deBrum

Photo credit: flickr It is with deep sadness that the Pacific Community acknowledges the passing of the Honourable Tony A. deBrum, a political force for the people of the Marshall Islands, a champion for the entire Pacific in the fight to mitigate the…

Zoom - Three countries work together to reduce fossil fuel use

Martin Chang looks inside the Nanpil Hydro Plant in Pohnpei, part of an SPC-implemented project involving Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Palau Setting up an initiative to improve access to electricity and reduce the use of fossil…

Zoom - Marshall Islands Coastal Causeway Project Combats Climate Change

A new causeway built in a remote part of the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) has strengthened access between two sections of Woja Island facing severe coastal erosion. In recent years, the people of Woja Island, Ailinglaplap Atoll, had found it…

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).

Marshall Islands begins drought-related Post Disaster Needs Assessment

Severe drought in the Marshall Islands associated with the strong El Nino, led to the call for a Post Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA). The assessment is not only the first for the Marshall Islands, it’s also the first for the Northern Pacific and the…

Coastal protection project opened in Ailinglaplap, Marshall Islands

The President of the Republic of Marshall Islands, His Excellency Christopher Loeak, today officially opened the Coastal Causeway Project in Woja Island, Ailinglapl
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