Weather extremes and reports of disasters make it clear: Climate change is dramatically picking up speed. At the same time there is a continuing increase in carbon dioxide concentration and other climate-damaging emissions. Scientists make it clear that there is an increasingly urgent need of acting now in order to stabilize our planet Earth in a habitable condition.
World Ocean's Day
Question and Answer with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
celebrating World DRR day
The Ministry of Climate Change has been working hard the past few months to prepare for this year's climate talks. Now, with less than a month to go until the negotiations begin in Bonn, MOCC is inviting the public to attend a special COP23 Forum.
The consequences of climate change and disasters are experienced by all sectors of society, private and public. Despite strong interest and capacity, at present the private sector in Vanuatu tends to play an ad hoc role in climate change adaptation, greenhouse gas emission, disaster response and resilience building activities.
A week-long series of Climate Finance events organized by the National Advisory Board on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Reduction
For more information contact the GCF National Coordinator Nikita Solzer email@example.com
VIT, the Ministry of Education & Training, the Ministry of Climate Change, SPC-GIZ & EU-PacTVET are proud to launch the first course below university level available in the entire Pacific. 30 students from around Vanuatu will take part in this 6 month course at VIT. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Farm support Association (FSA) has developed 3 new publications based on their field experience and work with international experts.
You are invited to attend the official launching of these new publication.
FSA will brief you on what these publications are about and how you can use them.
DATE: Friday 18 November, 2016
Time: 9:30 to 11:30am
Venue: conference Room at Vanuatu Christian Council (VCC), Murray Youth Hostel,
Refreshments will be provided
Agri Tourism Festival 2o16
For a Healthy Wealthy Nation
Fildtrips, speeches, trainings
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.
We will doa Tsunami Walk activity where there will be Sign Boards set up and zone risk maps distributed.
You can also find out where the nearest SAFE ZONE is in your residential area. Come and find out during this Tsunami Walk Day
The Program is attached below.
PUBLIC IS INVITED!
Please find attached amended invitation to attend the launch of the “Aquaculture and Governance Project from DG Benjamin.
Date Monday 17th October
Venue: Melanesian Hotel
Your participation, or that of your representative will be very much appreciated.
The purpose of this historic occasion is to invite your participation in our collective efforts
to multiply our efforts to significantly increase the overall response to development of
small-scale aquaculture in Vanuatu. The project objectives are:
Bae Sanma i displayem ol booth mo demo blong watse separate, ebvironment, forestry, fisheries tourism. Awareness to schools and communities.
Contact: Planner, Sanma Province.
National Clean Up Day - 16th of September
The world’s poorest are being hit hardest by climate change. If we strengthen the resilience of smallholder farmers, we can guarantee food security for the planet’s growing global population and also reduce emissions.
International Day for Disaster Reduction, held every 13 October, celebrates how people and communities around the world are reducing their exposure to disasters and raising awareness about the importance of reining in the risks that they face. The 2016 edition marks the launch of the new "Sendai Seven" campaign, centred on the seven targets of the Sendai Framework.
Forestry Week (21st -27th August) is coming up and I would like to use the opportunity to inform the public that the Minister will open the event.
Vanuatu Department of Forests
"Challenges come to allow the challenged to draw from the untapped God-given resources within to carter for what lies ahead".