By Florence Iautu, PMU/VMGD: The Port Vila Municipal Council (PVMC) have finally endorsed the planned activities of the Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction (MDRR) Project to be implemented within...More
All eyes are on the Sept. 23 U.N. climate summit in New York, organised by Ban Ki-moon and expected to draw more than 125 heads of state. The summit aims to mobilise political will for a new global...More
A couple of weeks ago 350 Pacific launched the Pacific Climate Warriors journey to Australia: 30 Warriors from 12 different islands, Kiribati, Tokelau, Vanuatu, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon...More
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An event to help enhance collaboration among SIDS members in the area of climate change data and information management components took place during the Third International Conference on Small Island...More
The Pacific Humanitarian Team (PHT) has launched a new website. As with the old site, each cluster has a dedicated page (I am not sure if this terminology marks me as antiquated). I have been granted...More
9 September 2014 is the jointly established German-UK-French Climate Diplomacy Day and Vanuatu is celebrating along with German, British and French missions in over 20 countries! Climate change is...More
As the world’s eyes turn to small island countries this week, Pacific voices are calling for serious action to avoid dangerous climate change. Representatives from more than 100 countries are...More
United Nations press release In Apia, Samoa, international community shows support for small island developing states in largest conference of its kind in the Pacific (Apia, 1 September) – Heads of...More
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What Is The NAB?

The NAB Secretariat's Malcolm Dalesa, Principal Scientific Officer: Climate Change Adaptation and DRR, gives an overview of how the NAB was formed, where it sits in the national framework of climate change and disaster risk reduction, how the NAB will work with government, civil society and NGOs, and the main work elements planned for 2014 onwards. 

The attached presentation gives examples of how NAB can provide assistance to those working on climate change and disaster risk reduction activities in Vanuatu.

A copy of the 'What is the NAB' presentation can be downloaded from this article.

UNFCCC capacity building project welcomes the public to provide their views and answers to the questions on different climate change issues related to Vanuatu's stand. Responses and answers to...More