Initiation of the “Climate change adaptation solutions for local authorities” Program in the Federated States of Micronesia
The Pacific Community (SPC) recently initiated the “Climate change adaptation solutions for Local Authorities in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)” Program with a national inception workshop held in Pohnpei on 9–10 February 2023. This event…
USD 23 million water project to increase water security for 215,000 people in Vanuatu
The Board of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) has approved USD 23 million in funding for enhancing adaptation and community resilience by improving water security in Vanuatu.
COP 27 SIDE EVENT: The Kiwa Initiative or how to address climate change adaptation and Nature-based Solutions funding in the Pacific
The Kiwa Initiative to strengthen the resilience of ecosystems, economies and communities in Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) through Nature-based Solutions. This event will feature presentation and experience sharing from PICTs…
Pacific Islands: Climate Finance Action a Priority at COP 27
Photo: On Kadavu and Ra Islands in Fiji, SPC supported the implementation of an Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and climate change resilience project. Credit: SPC
Commission on the status of women
Join us to hear from women leading change to address the climate crisis. Register now for this CSW High Level Event. The event is online at 9am-11am (Fiji time), 25 March. Registration is at https://bit.ly/3Lkx9BN
Climate action training: leveraging Nationally Determined Contributions in the Pacific region
The Pacific Community (SPC), as a Regional Pacific NDC Hub partner and as an answer to Pacific countries needs, faciliated a training workshop to enhance climate action in the region (24-26 February).
Climate finance: First disbursement made by the Green Climate Fund to the Federate State of Micronesia
Great news! The Green Climate Fund (GCF) transferred the first disbursement of funds for the Federated States of Micronesia programme. Occurring only 36 days after Board approval of the programme, this is the fastest disbursement made by GCF globally.
"The fight against climate change is constantly evolving", Dirk Snyman, Climate Finance Coordinator
(Photo credit: SPC/WTYSL)
GCF Programming Dialogue in the Pacific
This regional programming event aims to address the portfolio imbalance and intends to raise the profile of Direct Access Entity (DAEs) in the Pacific by providing support to entities in bringing compliant and high-quality projects. The event will…