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Vanuatu is one of the most vulnerable countries in the world to climate change and disaster risks. The island nationexperiences cyclones, storm surges, landslides, flooding and droughts, which may ...
Post Date: 30-Oct-2015
Lord Mayor Ulrich Sumptoh, Ministry of Climate Change Director General Jotham Napat and Shefa Provincial Government Secretary General Michel Kalworai are spearheading a reinvigorated effort to plan for climate change ...
Post Date: 22-Oct-2015
The Republic of Vanuatu submitted its new climate action plan to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). This Intended Nationally Determined Contribution (INDC) ...
Post Date: 02-Oct-2015
Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam Submit INDCs 29 September 2015: The UNFCCC Secretariat has reported that Vanuatu, Armenia, Cabo Verde, Kyrgyzstan and ...
Post Date: 02-Oct-2015
CHA Media Release Suva, Fiji | 14 September 2015 The United Nations is urging Pacific Islanders and their governments to prepare now for a looming El Niño ...
Post Date: 17-Sep-2015
Please find attach a Crown of Thorn Star Fish (COTs) Flyer prepared after some work conducted in Vanuatu by Fisheries Department in Collaboration with IRD Scientist in Noumea. After ...
Post Date: 01-Sep-2015
USP launches free Online Climate Change mini Course   Climate Change is an issue that affects almost all aspects of living in the Pacific Islands and adapting and preparing for ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
Advisor (m//f) on Sustainable Energy JOB-ID: 23352 Field of activity Sustainable livelihoods have a high priority for Pacific Island communities and governments alike. They are central to current development policies ...
Post Date: 28-Aug-2015
VANUATU HOLDS FIRST UNFCCC   MOCK CLIMATE NEGOTIATION IN THE PACIFIC   Vanuatu’s first ever Youth Climate Summit took place in Port Vila on 13 August 2015, attended by ...
Post Date: 16-Aug-2015
WASH Community Mobilisation Officer: 6 months contract Oxfam seeks a dynamic community mobiliser with experience mobilising communities on water, sanitation and hygiene issues, able to provide supportive management and engage ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2015
Gender and Social Inclusion Coordinator: 1 year contract Oxfam seeks a talented and inspiring Program Coordinator to support the efforts of women, men, young people, people with a disability, Oxfam ...
Post Date: 21-Jul-2015
Climate Network Coordinators: 1 year contracts Oxfam seeks enthusiastic and inclusive Network Coordinators to facilitate a range of issue based networks across Oxfam’s programs (Climate Change Adaptation, Disaster Risk Reduction, ...
Post Date: 20-Jul-2015
Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis Initiative (P-CBA) Coordinator The Pacific Cost-Benefit Analysis (P-CBA) Initiative is a collaborative initiative, jointly implemented by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the Secretariat of the ...
Post Date: 10-Jul-2015
19 June 2015: Bioversity International and the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) have developed a toolkit to help researchers and extension agents undertake participatory vulnerability analyses in rural communities ...
Post Date: 07-Jul-2015
5 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu – On World Environment Day this year, the Government of Vanuatu and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) signed a milestone Host ...
Post Date: 08-Jun-2015
4 June, Port Vila, Vanuatu - Vanuatu broadcasters and media came together with the National Disaster Management Office, and the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazard Department to plan and prepare their Climate ...
Post Date: 05-Jun-2015
The Government of the Republic of Vanuatu this week launched US$3.6 million grant towards the Readiness preparation phase of the Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Degraded forests or the REDD+ ...
Post Date: 28-May-2015
The Government of Vanuatu through the Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disasters with the leadership and partnership of the Department of Forestry this week has conducted a two-day inception ...
Post Date: 28-May-2015
12 May 2015, Apia, Samoa, PCCR - Samoa is well on its way of meeting it’s 100 per cent goals on renewable energy by 2017, its Prime Minister Honourable Tuilaepa ...
Post Date: 13-May-2015
12 May 2015, Apia, Samoa, PCCR - Over 200 delegates have come together for the Pacific Climate Change Roundtable in Samoa this week to share lessons learnt from implementing the ...
Post Date: 13-May-2015
  REPUBLIC OF VANUATU   VANUATU METEOROLOGY AND GEO-HAZARDS DEPARTMENT   ...
Post Date: 24-Mar-2015
REQUEST FOR TENDERS File: AP 1/4/3 Date: 2 March 2015 To: Interested Consultant Contact: tenders@sprep.orgSubject: Request for tenders – ...
Post Date: 03-Mar-2015
​Please find attached the Island Climate Update "Water Watch" which aims to provide an overview of the potential for water stress in the southwest Pacific.  This product ...
Post Date: 26-Feb-2015
Warsaw International Mechanism for loss and damage: Moving from polarizing discussions towards addressing the emerging challenges faced by developing countries ...
Post Date: 20-Feb-2015
APCC is seeking qualified early career scientists from National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) and national research centers related to climate issues in developing countries to apply for positions as ...
Post Date: 20-Feb-2015