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Green Climate Fund considers renewed partnership with UNDP, amid corruption investigations

The Green Climate Fund(GCF) board has been advised to re-accredit the UN development agency, despite unresolved corruption claims against projects in Samoa and Armenia. The...

Pacific wants wealthy nations to deliver on funds, emissions ahead of Glasgow summit

The Pacific is making a desperate plea to the world's wealthy nations: Step up and deliver on your promises to fight the global climate...

Climate action: ‘Time is running out’, UN chief tells ministers

With just one month left until the COP26 climate change conference, countries must do more to reduce emissions, finance climate action and support mitigation,...

Pacific keen to host a global meeting for Nuke Weapons Free zones in 2022:...

Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Henry Puna says the Pacific is keen to host a meeting of Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones in the Blue Pacific in...

CNMI joint resolution condemns Japan dumping of nuclear waste into Pacific Ocean

CNMI representative Sheila Babauta has introduced House Joint Resolution 22-11 to condemn the Japanese government's decision to dump nuclear waste into the Pacific Ocean. The...

Keep raising your voices, UN chief tells young climate leaders

With the climate crisis already devastating lives and incomes, young people will be critical to driving global action forward, UN Secretary-General António Guterres told...

1.5-degree world will safeguard our region’s sustainable future: Fiji PM Bainimarama

Fijian Prime Minister and Forum Chair Voreqe Bainimarama has reaffirmed a 1.5-degree world will safeguard the region’s sustainable future. Speaking at the Pacific -ACP Leaders...

WWF and partners launch gender mainstreaming in Fiji offshore Tuna Industry report

In a bid to strengthen gender inclusion and gender mainstreaming in Fiji’s tuna offshore sector, WWF and partners today launched a Gender Mainstreaming in...

PIF chair reflects on painful legacy of nuclear testing, calls for disarmament

Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) chair Dr Satyendra Prasad said he was concerned about the more than 13,000 nuclear weapons around the world, many of...

Solomon Islands PM warns about nuclear pollution in Pacific by AUKUS

Addressing the 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) last week Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sovagare said his country being party to...

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New Caledonia vote reform that sparked riots ‘suspended’

President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that a voting reform that triggered deadly riots in French Pacific Territory New Caledonia would be “suspended” in light...

Vanuatu voters support Constitutional Change to end Political instability

Vanuatu has voted to change its constitution in a bid to end years of political instability, results of the Pacific nation's first national referendum...

King Charles aims to defy health challenges to attend crucial Commonwealth meeting

King Charles will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Samoa on October 21 and embark on a tour of Australia later...