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Statement by Marshall Islands National Nuclear Commission on the International Day for the Total...

Eight years ago, the United Nations General Assembly declared 26 September as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons - but...

Nauru’s seabed mining pitch out of step with Pacific

A Pacific government which has sought to expedite deep sea mining used its UN platform to make a pitch for an industry that is...

Palau President Whipps asks world leaders to support Pacific maritime boundaries declaration

Palau President Surangel Whipps Jr called on the global community to support the Pacific island leaders’ declaration of setting permanent maritime boundaries even if...

‘Neglected danger’: Nukes not in forefront in speeches at UN

It was the Marshall Islands’ turn to speak, and the president wanted to remind world leaders of a cause the United Nations has espoused...

New modelling shows children born today set for more climate-induced disasters

There are warnings that children born today can expect to live through up to 24 times more extreme weather events than their grandparents will...

FSM joins global pledge to reduce 2020 methane levels by 30 percent by 2030

The President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), David Panuelo, has committed his island nation to the Global Methane Pledge; which seeks a...

British High Commissioner receives Pacific Youth demands ahead of COP26

The British High Commissioner to Fiji George Edgar received the Pacific youth demands for the upcoming COP26 climate summit during the Youth4Pacific: Pre-COP Gathering,...

Why a world free from nuclear weapons is worth fighting for

By Clementine Rendle, Regional Legal Advisor at the International Committee of the Red Cross Snow isn’t something we picture when we think of Pacific...

Strong Pacific voice needed at COP26

British High Commissioner to Fiji, George Edgar has emphasised the importance of a strong Pacific voice in Glasgow, Scotland during the global climate change...

Small islands caught between tourism economy, climate change

Come visit the Maldives, its president entreated the world at this year’s United Nations General Assembly(UNGA), moments before switching to an impassioned plea for...

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COVID19 a wake-up call for Pacific countries to strengthen social security systems

The COVID19 crisis was a wake-up call for many Pacific Island Countries to enhance their social security systems. According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB),...

‘End the licences’: Vanuatu oil rig registry sparks concern amid climate advocacy

Thousands of kilometres away from the Pacific, an oil rig in the North Sea operates under the flag of Vanuatu. In the Black Sea, a...

Pacific Defence Ministers to meet in New Caledonia

Defence ministers from several Asian and Pacific States are scheduled to meet in New Caledonia for two days during the first week of December,...