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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 Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project (VERP) launched in 2016 to address the high demand of lighting and phone charging in rural communities is now extended to urban areas. But that ...
Post Date: 31-Oct-2017
The Goverment and the Societe de Service Petroliers (SSP) has agreed, in what is understood to be a first for the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) and the SSP, to ...
Post Date: 26-Oct-2017
A signing ceremony took place on 13 October at the Energy4All premises in Port Vila between the Government of Vanuatu, represented by the Director General of the Ministry of Climate ...
Post Date: 13-Oct-2017
A professional Massive Open Online Course on off-grid electricity access is starting at the end of October! The course adopts a unique multidisciplinary perspective to develop innovative mindsets and cross ...
Post Date: 12-Oct-2017
The Government of Vanuatu through the Department of Energy (DoE) provided solar electricity systems to the people of Tanna on a recent trip from 27 July to 5 August. The ...
Post Date: 29-Aug-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
On our way to a remote forest village on Tanna, an island in the Tafea province of Vanuatu, we stop at Lenakel to buy water.  In the local creole, Bislama, ...
Post Date: 11-May-2017
The Vanuatu Rural Electrification Project (VREP) Phase 2 is expected to benefit another 8,950 rural households. Early this month, the Department of Energy has secured US$14.1 miillion Funding for VREP ...
Post Date: 31-Mar-2017
16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco -  The integrated approach to building resilient communities is well documented in the Pacific region. However, more efforts still need to be made ...
Post Date: 17-Nov-2016
President-elect Donald Trump has not minced words about his approach to environment and energy policy: He loathes regulation and wants to increase the use of coal, offshore drilling and fracking. ...
Post Date: 14-Nov-2016
The election of a U.S. president who has called global warming a "hoax" raised questions Wednesday about America's involvement in the Paris Agreement on climate change — and the future ...
Post Date: 10-Nov-2016
EU-GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Suatainable Energy (ACSE) programme on Freshwater Aquaculture was launched on the 17th of October 2016. The objective of the project is to: 1) Trial ...
Post Date: 24-Oct-2016
PRESS RELEASE    Date: 22 September, 2016   SPREP launches new guidelines for environmental impact assessment   New guidelines for environmental impact assessment (EIA) were launched at the twenty-seventh annual ...
Post Date: 23-Sep-2016
As citizens of Vanuatu, everyone is held responsible for the health of our planet and must think carefully how our every day choices and actions contribute to the well-being or deterioration ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-2016
This week the Government of Vanuatu, in partnership with GIZ climate change, has concluded the first ever program to link rural tourism operators with renewable energy technologies.  Twenty-nine island bungalows ...
Post Date: 26-Aug-2016
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
Natural Disasters and UNDP MDG Carbon have issued the Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action (NAMA) on Rural Electrification in Vanuatu.  The overall target of the NAMA is to support Vanuatu in ...
Post Date: 15-Sep-2015
lETTER FROM PRESIDENT OF KIRIBATI Your Excellency, On behalf of the Govemment and the people of Kiribati, allow me to begin by sharing with you all our traditional blessing ...
Post Date: 17-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
VACANCY NOTICE   Consultant Assignment – Technical Advisor     The Department of Energy within the Ministry of Climate Change and Natural Disaster is now seeking ...
Post Date: 04-Dec-2014
Disease-resistant banana varieties for food security in the Pacific region   Friday 13th  December 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva   ...
Post Date: 20-Dec-2013