Location: USP-Emalus Conference Room
Date: 27th July 2019
Theme: Storian Blong Yumi: Youth, law and climate change in the Pacific
All are welcome.
Climate change is the defining issue of our time and now is the defining moment to do something about it. There is still time to tackle climate change, but it will require an unprecedented effort from all sectors of society. To boost ambition and accelerate actions to implement the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will host the 2019 Climate Action Summit on 23 September to meet the climate challenge.
Capacity Building and Training Programme on Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and National Energy Roadmap (NERM) Monitoring, Reporting and Verification (MRV) Tools
The Ministry of Climate Change in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is pleased to invite you to the above Training. The training will be held at the Vanuatu Meteorology Conference Room from 12th to 14th June 2019.
CbDRR ToT Training
To promote the NAB Portal as a useful information repository to manage Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction (CCDRR) resources
- To train NAB Portal users to manage resources on the NAB Portal
- To explore the Climate Finance tab on the NAB Portal
Upon invitation only.
For more information, please contact Mr Johnie Tari on Johnie@vanuatu.gov.vu
This session will cover everything you need to know about the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and the Paris Agreement. The Taskforce hopes that you will leave this session familiar with the technical working groups of the UNFCCC, the communication systems used by the UNFCCC for receiving submissions and publishing documents in connection with the COP, the Vanuatu COP23 Google Drive, and each of Vanuatu's priority thematic areas.
This is the first Induction traning for our Successful Delegates for COP 23
The Australian Government in partnership with Women’s Environment and Development Organization (WEDO) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat are pleased to invite you to a
When disaster strikes, the NDMO must quickly determine the extent and severity of impacts. The Food Security & Agriculture Cluster has been refining its Rapid Technical Assessment methodology using strategic questions as well as cutting edge technology like mobile phone and tablet apps. The FSAC will be running a training on the RTA process from 26-27 June 2017. For more information, contact Joshua Mael email@example.com
The Food Security & Agriculture Cluster was proactive and well-organized during the NDMO response to Tropical Cyclone Donna. Despite the political interference that caused many of FSAC recommendations to be overturned at the highest levels, mush was achieved and lessons learned. To capture this, the Ministry of Agriculture will be holding a cyclone Simulation/Lessons Learned activity with all cluster members from Government, civil society, the private sector ad development partners from 10-11 July 2017.
The training aims
USP PACE-SD’s EU GCCA Project will be conducting a Regional Learning Event in Port Vila on how to carry out a Community Integrated Vulnerability Assessment (CIVA) which includes learning the use of a community-friendly (GIS) Risk Mapping Tool. The participants will include In-Country coordinators of the EU GCCA project from the 15 Pacific ACP countries and we have also invited representatives from national government and non-governmental agencies in Vanuatu as well as 2 participants from each of the 4 communities we plan to conduct CIVAs in including:
On this traning they will be mainly talking on few things which is, How to make a Disaster plan, How to identify Disaster Rick ect...
You are invited to the Vanuatu Climate Finance Forum. Returning from the UN Climate Change Conference in Morocco, it is apparent that much remains to be done to prepare our nation to receive and benefit from the climate finance flows reaching our shores.
Your participation is humbly requested on 30thNovember & 1st December 2016
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm each day
Lunch will be provided.
Venue: Le Lagoon.
Since 2012 the NDMO has led the Community Based Disaster Risk Reduction (CBDRR) working group. Together with our DRR partners we have been collaborating to standardize the efforts within the disaster risk management sector, especially at community level. This has provided a positive and efficient platform for collaboration between government, NGO’s and humanitarian organizations.
Please find attached the agenda for FSAC meeting tomorrow Wednesday 02.11.16.
The meeting will be held at the Yumi Go Haos (Directorate building) Conference room from 2pm - 3pm.
See you all there.
As you are aware, the Ministries of Trade and Agriculture together with the private sector are planning an exciting and major 3-day end of year event from 9th to 11th November (starting in exactly 10 days’ time!). Planning process is well underway.
The Ministry of Climate through DEPC and IUCN will be conducting the GEF6 national stakeholder consultation from 07 – 11 November in Port Villa. This will include meeting with relevant government departments and ministries, NGOs, private sectors, civil society groups and individuals through focus group meeting, workshop and interviews with individuals. The objectives of the consultations are:
As we are very soon to enter our yearly cyclone season, please be advised that the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) is planning to have a final review of its Cyclone Support Plan on November 3rd, 2016. This review is mainly to give everyone a clearly picture on what your respective role is should there be any cyclone in the coming weeks or months. This review will only focus on the roles and responsibilities each organisation is to take if a cyclone happens to affect our country.
In 2015 we were taken off guard (TC Pam). Due to that, and thanks to the support of Dr Chris and GIZ, we managed to set up a RRU to help with TC Pam emergencyrelief support and relevant follow up work to date. This time around we must be prepared.
I am aware, recently a SOP (standard operating procedure) to deal with agriculture-related issues notably during/after cyclones. It will be very important that atMinistry level the Minister knows so he can brief Parliament on what measures MALFFB will take in future. The FSAC has also been meeting regularly since TC Pam.
The Vanuatu Fisheries Department along with the French National research Institute for Sustainable Development wishes to invite you, or your delegated representative(s) to the First National Workshop on Crown-of-Thorns. The workshop will be on the 25th of October 2016 at the Melanesian Hotel, Port Vila.