Meteorological and hydrological services play an important role in monitoring the weather and climate, while providing necessary information to ensureRead more
The Bishops have called on members of parliament and government authorities to have a particular duty, and is to promote long term economic and social development and to be vigilant in guarding against any attempts by international businesses to exploit common resources.Read more
With both nations sharing similar climate conditions prone to natural disaster, the signed Plan of Action will facilitate the implementation of the MoU that was signed last year. The signed MoU last year entails six key areas of focus.
Strengthening the exchange of knowledge and expertise in prevention and preparedness on disaster risk reduction,
Climate change adaptation and recovery
Enhancement of human resources quality through understanding best practices,
Participation in joint trainings, workshops and programs related to disaster risk management,
Mutual assistance in cases of natural disaster and
Engagement in other method of cooperation as mutually agreed in writing by both parties.
With its objective to rely for 100 percent electricity on renewable energy by 2025, this financial agreement will boost current projects, establish new hydro power plants, rehabilitate those destroyed and improve community energy development projects.
Of the total, Samoan Observer reports 50 percent of the fund will be utilised in the biomass projects, and the other 50 percent in community energy development projects. This will ensure access to energy needs is affordable and easy for its residents.Read more
The event is a music dance festival showcasing many local music makers with all the colour of the Hindu festival coming together to celebrate the spirit, diversity and happiness of Vanuatu.Read more
A 7-year-old boy is reported dead in French Polynesia from dengue fever. Earlier this year, French Polynesia was among theRead more
The M4C project aims to ensure safer marketplaces in both urban and rural areas for women in Fiji, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu.Read more
The agreement was signed by Tuvalu Prime Minister, Enele Sosene Sopoaga, UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative Osnat Lubrani in Suva, and witnessed by staff of Tuvalu High Commission and the UNDP office.Read more
A total of 16 candidates nominated for the position – candidates include former prime ministers, politicians, public servants, and even a pastor who is the lone female.Read more
Tonga’s failure to go back on its initial decision to withdraw has seen to the host agreement between the Games Council and Tongan Government formally terminated on Monday by the PGC.Read more