RMI advances campaign to ban single use plastic products

The Marshall Islands Conservation Society (MICS) recognizes that as human beings, we cannot enjoy our rights to food, water, health, and housing in a degrading environment.  Thanks to support from the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Pacific People Advancing…

Stat of the week: The maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres

Did you know the maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres?

Stat of the week: 98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school

  98% of children in Palau achieve minimum proficiency in literacy by the end of primary school. (PILNA 2018)

Traditional knowledge in Tuvalu offers lessons for future of nations youth

Youth representatives from around Tuvalu convened earlier this month for an intergenerational dialogue as part of a week-long International Youth Day celebration to discuss key issues affecting young people in the country.

FSM's Experience: Implementation of Domestic Violence Legislation

The 2nd annual Regional Working Group for the implementation of the Family Protection Act and Domestic Violence (DV) Legislation (RWG) meeting allowed representatives from the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) to present their challenges and learn…

Bolstering Food Security in Marshall Islands

Forty schoolteachers and principals in the Republic of Marshall Islands (RMI) completed a five-day  workshop last month equipping schools to play a key role in strengthening the food security efforts in the country. The participants of this workshop, who…

COVID-19 testing capability in Kiribati enhanced with refurbished laboratory

A refurbished container laboratory was officially opened last week by Kiribati’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services. The laboratory will enhance the nation’s in-country COVID-19  testing capacity. During the last year Kiribati had been relying on…

Palau looks to boost food security through improved accessibility to fresh poultry meat

Poultry and vegetable farming equipment was provided to farmers in Ngeremlengui State of Palau, earlier this month, under stage one of the Micronesia COVID-19 Response (MICCO19) project.

Enhancing Palau’s Eco Paradise radio station to broadcast climate resilience information

Caption: His Excellency President Surangel Whipps Jr., President of the Republic of Palau at Eco Paradise FM updating the public live via Facebook & Radio during Typhoon Surigae Awareness about climate resilience, health and environmental stewardship…

Palau upholds gender equality, social inclusion in disaster risk management

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