Stat of the week: French is spoken in 4 Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Did you know? In the region, French is spoken in 4 Pacific Island Countries and Territories: French Polynesia, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, and Wallis & Futuna. 20th March is French Language Day. French is spoken by more than 300 million people. (Source:…

Stat of the week: In Vanuatu, 24% of total imports are fuel imports in 2019

In Vanuatu, 24% of total imports were fuel imports in 2019.

Food systems in the Pacific: Addressing challenges in cooperation with Europe

This content was prepared by Céline Pajon, IFRI   More frequent climate disasters, rising sea levels, the economic fallout of Covid-19 lockdowns, border closures, supply chain constraints, and the global impact of the war in Ukraine have aggravated the…

Podcast via ABC Pacific Beat: Clean up in Vanuatu begins in the wake of category 4 Cyclone Judy

Listen to the podcast on TC Judy via ABC Pacific Beat. Vanuatu begins it's clean up following damaging winds and storm surges from Cyclone Judy.   

Green News: Climate change-induced sea-level rise direct threat Pacific nations

Speakers warned the international community that tensions are deepening as coastlines vanish, territories are lost, resources become scarce, and masses are displaced, as the Security Council held its first ever open debate on 15 of February on the impact…

Green news: 2023 International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies network to help combatting climate change in the Pacific

The last year has again proven that the Pacific is one of the most disaster-prone regions in the world, facing tropical cyclones, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, health crises and drought. The World Risk Index 2020 ranks Vanuatu as the most at…

Promoting responsible fisheries and aquaculture in the Pacific through information and awareness-raising tools: International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022

Green News: Joining forces to support countries in enhancing their Nationally Determined Contributions

The Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions Hub (NDC Hub) and the Pacific Community, as an implementing partner, are working together to support counties in countries in their efforts towards adaptation and mitigation projects.

A mother’s dedication to education drives Uate to improve equality for women and young people

Hardships caused by inequality experienced by young people and by women motivate Uate Tamanikaiyaroi to ensure equal opportunities for all Pacific people. Uate continues explaining how his late mother carried the brunt of gender inequality from childhood…

‘Alofa’ - or love - underpins the Pacific solution to ending violence and empowering women

Socio-cultural values of love, protection and care that prevail in most Pacific Island countries and territories inspired a Samoan teenage girl to dedicate her life to the empowerment of women and girls. “My interest in gender equality started when I…
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