Thursday, June 30, 2022

ADB approves $150 million to support COVID-19 Recovery and Climate resilience in Fiji

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved US$150 million in loans to help Fiji recover from the COVID-19 pandemic and build resilience against climate...

More U.S cabinet-level officials to visit the Pacific island region

White House Indo-Pacific coordinator Kurt Campbell said on Thursday he expects to see more U.S cabinet-level officials visiting Pacific island countries as the United...

Justice for Mr Price’s human trafficking victims in Vanuatu

The sentencing of four Bangladesh nationals implicated in what has been dubbed the biggest human trafficking case in Vanuatu as well as the region...

FSM gears up for 01 August reopening of nation’s borders

The Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) prepares to ease entry restrictions and accept international travelers when it reopens the nation's borders on 01 August...

New clear ways for the Pacific- Address historic nuclear injustices in the Pacific

Parties to the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which came into force in January last year must prioritise and address the...

Commonwealth leaders line up to support action on ‘living lands’

Leaders and senior officials from across the Commonwealth have voiced their robust support for a non-binding charter on climate change, biodiversity and land degradation,...

Ministers call for greater international action to strengthen the resilience of Small States

Wednesday on the margins of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in Kigali, leaders and ministers met for high-level discussions on how to...

U.S. lawmakers push for Asia-Pacific engagement with flurry of bills

U.S lawmakers connected some sides of the aisle are coming retired with an array of bills and resolutions aimed astatine expanding the Biden administration's...

Politics blocking U.S influence on ocean laws, warns military

American and Australian national security is at risk because U.S Congress has blocked the Biden administration from signing up to a convention on the...

World Environment Court proposed at meeting of Commonwealth civil society experts ahead of COP27

Climate negotiators, small island decision makers and Rwanda's Justice Minister came together Tuesday at the Commonwealth People's Forum to discuss how the coalition of...

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Fiji prepares to welcome Forum Leaders to Suva for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum

Leaders from across the Pacific region will be gathering next month for the 51st Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) and related meetings from 11-14 July...

Pacific Small Island Developing States call for stronger partnerships to sustainably manage oceans

By Pita Ligaiula in Lisbon, Portugal Pacific Small Island Developing States (PSIDS) are demanding greater action from countries responsible for increased pressure on marine ecosystems...

Marine and coastal ecosystems most threatened in the world

By Pita Ligaiula in Lisbon, Portugal Pacific leaders attending the 2022 UN Ocean Conferences this week heard that 'Marine and coastal ecosystems' are the most...