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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
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
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
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
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
Welcome Incorporated in 1985, the Conservation, Food and Health Foundation seeks to promote the conservation of natural resources, improve the production and distribution of food, and ...
Post Date: 17-Dec-2013
Public Notice (in English, French and Bislama) DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY CONSULTATION ON ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK FOR VANUATU GPOBA GRID-BASED ELECTRICITY ACCESS PROJECT The Department of Energy plans ...
Post Date: 06-Dec-2013
23 October 2013: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) opened a new global center for Energy Efficiency as part ...
Post Date: 25-Oct-2013
La petite embarcation fend l'eau turquoise qui sépare Efate de Pele – deux des quelque 80 îles du Vanuatu, archipel mélanésien du sud-ouest du Pacifique. A son bord, Kaltuk ...
Post Date: 30-Sep-2013
Warning that the world is not on track to limit the global temperature increase to 2 degrees Celsius, the International Energy Agency (IEA) today urged governments to swiftly enact ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2013
9 September 2013: The UN Development Programme (UNDP) has released a Strategy Paper on 'Sustainable and Inclusive Urbanization in Asia Pacific,' outlining potential activities and points of entry for ...
Post Date: 18-Sep-2013