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GCF has introduced a new application process for smaller-scale projects or programmes: Do you have a project that is ready for scaling up, and has the potential for transformation to ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
Please refer to this website for more information. The New Zealand Aid Programme offers scholarships to people from Vanuatu who are motivated to make a difference at home. Applications ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
The deadline for the call for civil society and private sector nominations to the Pacific Resilience Partnership Taskforce has been extended to 5 March. Please refer to the attachments.   ...
Post Date: 27-Feb-2018
30 May - 6 June 2018, SingaporeSponsorship available for up to 20 Action4SD Members Action4SD is delighted to be a partner for the upcoming UNLEASH SDG Innovation Lab which will convene 1,000 cross-sectoral leaders, under ...
Post Date: 09-Feb-2018
Join WRI for a webinar discussion focused on engagement strategies for non-state actors in the Talanoa Dialogue process.   Speakers will include Ambassador Nazhat Shameem Khan, Chief Negotiator for the COP23 Presidency , ...
Post Date: 06-Feb-2018
2 November 2017 - In a significant achievement for the South Pacific nation of Fiji, the Fiji Development Bank (FDB) was among five new partner organizations which received accreditation as Direct ...
Post Date: 16-Jan-2018
For island communities in Vanuatu, access to information is important in decision making in their daily lives. A key link is the climate and weather information provided by the Meteorology ...
Post Date: 05-Oct-2017
For the lone weather observer in Sola, work is non-stop. Alvine Wotlolan’s normal routine consists of recording weather and climate data every three hours, at both day and night, and ...
Post Date: 01-Oct-2017
Enrolment is now open for the Environmental Justice MOOC (a free online course) run by the University of East Anglia and Future Learn. Why join the course?This free online ...
Post Date: 26-Sep-2017
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department advised earlier this year of the increasing chance of an El Niño occurring towards the middle of the year 2017. Since the advice was ...
Post Date: 25-Aug-2017
For the first time, Fiji is hosting the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) co-organized by CIVICUS and PIANGO. ICSW is a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders ...
Post Date: 10-Aug-2017
The Ministry of Climate Change launched 9 tsunami sirens on its Port Vila compound on the 3rd of August. The government of Japan through the World Bank funded the 3-year ...
Post Date: 04-Aug-2017
A Media and Stakeholder Workshop was held on the 3rd‐7th of July at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) at the Ministry of Climate Change. The 4-day workshop aims ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
Two officers from the Climate Division took part in a two-week trip to Tanna to collect and verify traditional indicators on weather and climate for VMGD’s Traditional Knowledge (TK) Project. ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
The Peace Boat “Ocean and Climate Youth Ambassador Programme” was announced at the Ocean Conference in June, 2017. To be held in collaboration with Small Island Developing States (SIDS), the ...
Post Date: 14-Jul-2017
(Nadi, Fiji) Climate Change and Finance government representatives from eight Pacific Island countries meet this week to discuss climate change finance. These discussions have the overarching goal to assist the ...
Post Date: 13-Jul-2017
The Young Water Fellowship Program aims to empower young leaders from low and middle income countries to implement projects to tackle water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), water pollution and water scarcity issues, by ...
Post Date: 11-Jul-2017
The Conference Organising Committee warmly invites you attend a multidisciplinary conference examining the barriers to responding to climate change, implementing climate justice, and proposing ways forward to be held ...
Post Date: 22-Jun-2017
Ni Sa Bula, We would like to open nominations for vacant PICAN board positions in accordance with the new PICAN Board Guiding Principles and Terms of Reference. We currently need 2-3 more ...
Post Date: 22-Jun-2017
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) is pleased to inform you about its upcoming edition of the on-line course on Climate Change Diplomacy: Negotiating Effectively under the UNFCCC (11 September ...
Post Date: 26-May-2017
The Vanuatu Meteo and Geo-Hazards Division together with the Project Management Unit (PMU) have launched the new weather focasting system that was acquired last year. This new weather system was ...
Post Date: 20-May-2017
(Bonn, 10 May 2017) - As part of a journalism competition launched today, ten journalists from the Pacific island region will get the unique chance to travel to and report from ...
Post Date: 19-May-2017
The Competition If you are between the ages of 18 and 30 we want to hear about the inspiring actions you are taking to ...
Post Date: 19-May-2017
The NDC Partnership recently launched the first comprehensive online platform focused specifically on resources that help countries implement their national climate commitments (Nationally Determined Contributions or NDCs). The NDC Toolbox Navigator (beta) is a searchable ...
Post Date: 16-May-2017
The Pacific Island Forum Secretariat is seeking Grant Applications under the EU-funded Strengthening Non-state Actors (NSAs) Engagement in Regional Policy Development and Implementation Programme. The Grants aim to strengthen and ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017