Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Pacific ACP Trade Ministers discuss WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies

The Pacific ACP Trade Ministers Meeting today considered an update of the WTO negotiations on fisheries subsidies agreement (FSA) and welcomed the progress made...

New project scales up early warning systems in the Pacific

A new project, Strengthening Hydro-Meteorological Early Warning Systems in the Pacific, has been launched with funding from the Climate Risk and Early Warning Systems...

SPREP reaccredited to World’s largest climate fund

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme has been successfully reaccredited to the Green Climate Fund as a Regional Implementing Entity. Pacific island Members...

US$345 billion loss in trade for Commonwealth countries due to pandemic

Commonwealth countries are estimated to have lost up to US$345 billion worth of trade in 2020, including US$60 billion in intra-Commonwealth trade, according to...

Conflict, climate change, COVID, forces more people into hunger

Global hunger levels have skyrocketed because of conflict, climate change and the economic impact of COVID-19; and one in five children around the world...

How to manage a $1.6 billion debt and other challenges?

By Samantha Magick Pacific finance and trade leaders will have critical meetings this week to discuss how they can rebuild the region’s economies following...

Fiji’s COVID-19 crisis: a closer look

Written by Sargam Goundar, Kim Andreas Kessler Fiji’s COVID-19 story started with the Fijian Government taking action in the form of travel restrictions to...

The European Union invests EUR 9 million in Climate information services in the Pacific

A five-year EUR 9 million(US$10.2 million) project aimed at strengthening the production, availability, delivery and application of science-based information, supporting decision-makers was today launched...

Pacific leaders join forces ahead of landmark climate summit

Pacific leaders Thursday (08 July) met COP26 President Alok Sharma to set out their priorities for the major climate change summit in November. Underscoring what...

Fiji: A stricter lockdown and more government support needed

by Sunil Kumar The daily rate of new COVID-19 infections in Fiji now exceeds 500 (as of 6 July 2021), much higher than India’s...

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Luanda hosts 10th Summit of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States

By Pita Ligaiula in Luanda, Angola Angola’s capital Luanda will this week will host the 10th Summit of Organisation Head of State and Government of...

Nations come together as historic climate justice vote draws near

Thursday’s release of the question to be voted on at the UN General Assembly as part of the bid for an International Court of...

Pacific woman at the helm of Tuna Commission grateful to lead the multilateral organisation

By Pita Ligaiula in Da Nang, Vietnam One of the strong Pacific women leaders in Fisheries says news of her appointment to head the Pacific...