National Leaders, Governments Send Mix of Signals on Paris Agreement Implementation 18 July 2016: As focus turns towards national implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change, The Elders...More
Ministry of Agriculture Program helping Nguna, Pele & Emao farmers prepare for La Nina We’ve all heard about and seen the effects of El Nino on Vanuatu’s food security this year: Crops dying,...More
More than fifty community consultations on tsunami preparedness and early warning system are currently benefiting residence within the Shefa province and Port Vila Municipal Council. The consultation...More
This week, the Ministry of Agriculture and SHEFA province are holding El Nino drought preparation workshops for over 100 community representatives from each village on the islands of Nguna, Pele and...More
This year Vanuatu’s Fest Napuan music festival became the mouthpiece for climate change resilience in the Pacific. The extra-special 20th Anniversary of the Fest Napuan included daily events focused...More
“Don’t walk into the future backwards,” warned Katty Napwatt, Torba Province’s charismatic Secretary General, referring to plans that only look at past experiences without strategic forward planning...More
21 October 2015 – Today Vanuatu wrapped up its first technical training for the entire delegation that will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference to be held in Paris France in December...More
Lord Mayor Ulrich Sumptoh, Ministry of Climate Change Director General Jotham Napat and Shefa Provincial Government Secretary General Michel Kalworai are spearheading a reinvigorated effort to plan...More
Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and Viet Nam have formally...More
The Government of Vanuatu is committed to build and equip over Vt52 million worth of Provincial Disaster Centers for Torba and Tafea provinces as part of its continued efforts to strengthen its...More
Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nation experiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may...More
‘Vanuatu is expected to have 2 to 6 Tropical Cyclones (TC) in 2015/2016 cyclone season. The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazard Department (VMGD) appeals to the general public to prepare for this...More