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‘Climate change contributes to poverty’

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Climate change is a contributor to poverty in Fiji, says Pacific Islands Forum director programmes and initiatives Zarak Khan. He made the comment in a...

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

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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

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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

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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:...

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

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Solomon Islands media boycott Chinese foreign minister’s visit to Honiara

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Media Association of Solomon Islands (MASI) has issued a boycott notice to its members for the PRC Press event scheduled for Thursday. MASI President, Georgina...

China seeks Pacific Islands policing, security cooperation – document

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China will seek a region-wide deal with almost a dozen Pacific islands covering policing, security and data communications cooperation when Foreign Minister Wang Yi...

Solomon Islands journalists shut out of China foreign minister visit, raising secrecy concerns

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Pacific journalists have raised serious concerns about secrecy surrounding the upcoming marathon tour of the Pacific by China’s foreign minister, who will be visiting...