Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Is Gender-based Violence the worst Pandemic we have ever faced?

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OP- Ed by Levan Bouadze, Resident Representative, UNDP Pacific Office in Fiji The COVID-19 pandemic affected lives, plagued economies, left millions without jobs and income...

Wanting to be watchdogs: Pacific journalists and their views

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By Shailendra B. Singh, Folker Hanusch While global scholarship on the professional views of journalists has expanded tremendously in recent decades, the Pacific remains a...

Forum Foreign Ministers Joint Statement on Blue Pacific Leadership in Disaster Preparedness Planning

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As the World Health Assembly meets to consider pandemic preparedness and response, in the face of the new Omicron strain of COVID-19 and at...

No one is safe unless everyone is safe: making emergency response safe for women...

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Op-ed authored by Sanaka Samarasinha, UN Resident Coordinator to Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu & Vanuatu. During natural disasters and emergencies, women and girls are...

New Zealand: No longer Australia’s Pacific security partner?

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Wellington has appeared slow to respond to a crisis in Solomon Islands where once it would have been a regional leader. By Robert Ayson The prophecy...

PCRIC seals partnership with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

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The Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company (PCRIC) signed an MOU with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) regarding institutional cooperation to promote capacity building...

Tonga’s drug crisis: Why a tiny Pacific island is struggling with a meth epidemic

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Spike in drug use has caused problems across Tongan society, with arrests doubling in two years and children severely affected By Joshua Mcdonald After more than...

‘Declaration of war’: Pacific islands blast COP26 pledges

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Nations most vulnerable to climate change say rich world must step up, meet goal to limit temperature rise to 1.5C. By Catherine Wilson The United Nations...

Australia’s early intervention can help Solomon Islands but the roots of the conflict run...

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By Mihai Sora Honiara has awoken to a calmer scene but tension lingers as quelling the violent protests has not resolved their underlying causes Unresolved tensions...

Honiara as the smoke subsides

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The riots in Solomon Islands this week follow a pattern of past unrest – yet with important symbolic differences, too. By Anouk Ride This morning the...

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