Conference of the Parties Session (COP26) Under the UNFCCC National Climate Change Event
“Our positions are on Climate Change Mitigation, Adaptation, Loss & Damage, Climate Finance and Transparency ”
Jointly held by the Department of Climate Change (DoCC) and The National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB).
National Pre-Conference of the Parties (COP26) Session
On Climate Change
“Key Thematic Areas at COP26 for Vanuatu":
- Loss & Damage
- Climate Finance
- and Transparency
Jointly held by,The Department of Climate Change (DoCC) and The National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB)
See attachment for the Vanuatu National Pre-Cop Schedule
Strengthening climate change awareness in Vanuatu
The Media Training is implemented by the Ministry of Climate Change with support from the British High Commissioner in Vanuatu.
A one day workshop to enhancing climate change awareness and COP26 preparations in Vanuatu through building the capacity of media and communications professionals
This Media Training is coordinated by the NAB Secretariat.
The Ministry of Climate Change will be hosting a validation workshop for the National Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Implementation Plan on 7 July 2021 at the Melanesian Hotel in Port Vila.
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Department of Water Resource will be hosting an Inception Workshop for the preparation of Vanuatu’s Green Climate Fund Project Proposal on Water Security on Wednesday the 30th June 2021 at the Vanuatu Cultural Centre in Port Vila.
The GEF 7 full project proposal "Enhancing water-food security and climate resilience in volcanic island countries of the Pacific" and the planned National Design Workshop for Vanuatu will be held at the Vanuatu Cultural Center on Tuesday the 29th June 2021.
The will a National Validation Workshop for the CCDRR Implementation Plan on this date in Port Vila.
More details of this meeting will be out soon.
There will be a GCF Capacity Building Training for all NAB Members and their Senior Officers.
Workshop Objectives: As part of this project, GGGI in collaboration with the MoCC and National Advisory Board on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (NAB) are delivering the sixth in a series of capacity building trainings for the Government of Vanuatu related to accreditation to the GCF.
The National Advisory Board Members will be having their 3rd NAB Meeting on the 9th of June 2021.
All relevant documents for this meeting will be circulated through email to all Members and Observers prior to the meeting.
NAB Secretariat is having an Outreach and awareness program with all the NAB members, about the NAB services in the Ministry of Cimate Change.
NAB Outreach to Line Agencies
Nationally determined contributions (NDCs) are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the achievement of its long-term goals. NDCs embody efforts by each country to reduce national emissions and adapt to the impacts of climate change.
Vanuatu submitted its initial NDC in 2016, and has submitted an enhanced NDC in March 2021, while the nation is currently working towards the communication of an enhanced NDC during the course of 2021, well before COP26.
Last NAB Meeting for this year.
The NAB Secretariat is calling for a fifth NAB Meeting on Wednesday 20th October 2021,
from 8:30am to 12 midday at the VMGD Conference room. Attached is the Agenda for this meeting
Your deliberations and participation in this meeting is very important and we look forward to seeing you all next week.
Fourth NAB Meeting. Meeting agenda and venue will be confirmed in the coming months.
Third NAB Meeting. Venue and agenda will be circulated in the coming months.
Second NAB Meeting.
The First NAB meeting for this year 2021 is scheduled for Februray 10, at the VMGD Conference Room from 9am to 12midday. An agenda will be sent to all Members and Observers soon.
Reminder to attend the last organizing team meeting toward our Big Campaign on the 20th September.
Date: 18 September
Venue: Oxfam office
As we are now approaching the campaign date, your presence is very valuable and important. Please, if you are not available, assign someone to come on your behalf.
Following the invitation of expression of interest for the development of a bilingual degree program in the field of environment sent by the MOET and the joint response formulated by JCU and UNC, a meeting with the representatives of these universities will be held on Thursday 19th September at 2.30 PM.
For more Information: Anne-Sophie Vivier
Experte Technique Internationale pour l’enseignement supérieur
Ministère de l’Education et de la Formation du Vanuatu
Technical Advisor for Higher Education
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) are conducting a four-day workshop in collaboration with the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP).
Dear Climate Activist!
Thank you for joining Vanuatu's nation-wide campaign on Friday 20 September. We had nearly 1000 individuals, businesses, civil society agencies, and government officials! Vanuatu is now the first country in all of Asia / Pacific to formally Declare a Climate Emergency! We are not alone, but are standing with millions of people around the world as part of the Fridays For Future, the Global Climate Strike and Extinction Rebellion movements.