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…
Red Alert for Blue Planet and Small Island States
This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.
Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education
The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.
PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle
Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…
Federated States of Micronesia’s Pohnpei State set to implement landmark Family Safety Bill
Key government and civil society stakeholders met in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) from 15-16 November to prepare the implementation plan for the landmark Pohnpei Family Safety Bill, passed by the Ninth Pohnpei Legislature on 7…
Pacific Community announces Regional Director for Micronesia
Pacific Community Regional Director, Micronesia – Lara Studzinski
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 - Seawall safeguard for Awak Elementary School
When the people of Awak in the Federated States of Micronesia found their school was under threat from rising sea levels, they made it a priority to solve the problem Awak Elementary School provides education for six villages, serving a total population…
Federated States of Micronesia pursue a common approach between disaster risk and climate change
A joint Environment Summit and Disaster Risk Management Platform is being held this week (15-19 August) in Weno, Chuuk, to address challenges related to the impacts of disasters throughout the Federated States of Micronesia.
FSM consultations on Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities ratification
The Government of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), through its Department of Health and Social Affairs, is conducting a consultation on the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) in the capital Pohnpei this week, for…