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CEPF is designed to safeguard Earth’s biologically richest yet threatened terrestrial regions, known as biodiversity hotspots. CEPF is a joint initiative of l’Agence Française de Développement, Conservation International, the European ...
Post Date: 19-Oct-2019
IUCN and CEPF are happy to invite civil society organizations to submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) for large and small grant biodiversity conservation projects in the East Melanesian ...
Post Date: 17-Feb-2019
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
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
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
Funding Opportunity Description:  The NOAA Coral Reef Conservation Program (CRCP) provides matching grants for international coral reef conservation projects. CRCP solicits proposals that will support the NOAA ...
Post Date: 18-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
Call for Letters of Inquiry East Melanesian IslandsBiodiversityHotspot This call is open to biodiversity conservation projects implemented by civil society in Solomon Islands, Vanuatuand the islands region of Papua New ...
Post Date: 26-Sep-2017
On 22nd September, the Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation hosted festivities for World Ozone Day and World Clean-up Day at Independence Park and its​ neighbouring areas in Port Vila. More than ...
Post Date: 22-Sep-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
A USD55 million project aimed to improve management of environmental data and information kicked off this month. The project ‘CB2/Cross Cutting Capacity Development (CCCD)’ is supported by the UNDP, ...
Post Date: 31-Jul-2017
A detailed report (called the 'MACBIO Vanuatu Marine Ecosystem Services Valuation') assessing the relatively known, and sometimes hidden values of Vanuatu’s ocean has been provided to the Vanuatu Government. A Senior ...
Post Date: 27-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
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
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
Worldlife Day 2017Today, 3rd March is World Wildlife Day. The UN theme for this year is “Listen to the young people”. The VESS team is heading out to Eratap to ...
Post Date: 03-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
In the time that it has taken you to read this sentence, you have fallen through an eternal expanse of stars at approximately 460 metres a second. Clinging to a ...
Post Date: 20-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