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Pacific iCLIM Project Discussions Underway Pacific iCLIM Project Discussions Underway Discussions for the Pacific iCLIM Project, which aims to enhance regional capacity in climate change information knowledge management across the Pacific region, are currently underway with a workshop ... More detail
Coastal and marine ecosystems critical for a resilient Pacif... Coastal and marine ecosystems critical for a resilient Pacific region in the face of climate change Pacific island people rely heavily on ecosystem services and natural resources to support their national economies and community livelihoods. Today, these same ecosystems are under threat from climate... More detail
Strengthening resilience to Ocean Acidification in Tokelau Strengthening resilience to Ocean Acidification in Tokelau "Our Ocean is us, our cultural identity – Ulu o Tokelau Faipule Siopili PerezTokelau is one of four Pacific islands embarking on work to strengthen the island atolls resilience to the impacts of oce... More detail
Adaptation Fund approves USD 9 million project for FSM Adaptation Fund approves USD 9 million project for FSM USD 9 million has been approved for the Federated States of Micronesia to help island communities reduce vulnerability to extreme drought, sea level rise and other climate risks.The 29th Meeting of th... More detail
Norwegian Delegation visits SPREP Norwegian Delegation visits SPREP The Deputy Foreign Minister of Norway, Ms Tone Skogen, paid a visit to the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme last week. Ms Skogen, who was accompanied by H.E Ambassador Unni Kl... More detail
From Paris to Marrakech to the Pacific, an overview of the U... From Paris to Marrakech to the Pacific, an overview of the UN Climate COP22 outcomes Mr Kosi Latu, Director General, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)"While the Twenty-second Conference of the Parties to the UN Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP23... More detail
Vanuatu and Samoa amongst new Green Climate Fund grants for ... Vanuatu and Samoa amongst new Green Climate Fund grants for the Pacific A USD 23 Million dollar grant for a Climate Information Services for Resilient Development project has been approved for Vanuatu by the Green Climate Fund. This was one of three projects approved for ... More detail
Marshall Islands and Palau sign on to second “Because the ... Marshall Islands and Palau sign on to second “Because the Ocean” Declaration 17 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech Morocco - Palau and the Marshall Islands were the two Pacific islands of 15 countries that signed the second "Because the Ocean Declaration" on the edges of t... More detail
Institutional Arrangements Key in Accessing Climate Finance:... Institutional Arrangements Key in Accessing Climate Finance: A Tonga Perspective 16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco  - The Government of Tonga's approach in combining climate change and disaster risk considerations into overall development planning is a proact... More detail
Breathing life into the Paris Agreement – Nauru at the UN ... Breathing life into the Paris Agreement – Nauru at the UN Climate Conference 16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech Morocco - Fearing complacency has set in, the President of Nauru, H.E Baron Waqa has called upon countries to "breathe life into the Paris Agreement" as he ma... More detail
Team Pacific at the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Marrak... Team Pacific at the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Marrakech, Morocco: Solomon Islands Part of our series featuring quick snippets from Pacific island negotiator, introducing you to the people representing the Pacific islands in the Climate Change negotiations. Today from Morocco we int... More detail
Pacific Displays Leadership in Integrated Approach to Resili... Pacific Displays Leadership in Integrated Approach to Resilient Development 16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco -  The integrated approach to building resilient communities is well documented in the Pacific region. However, more efforts still need to be ma... More detail
Development Planning Needs to be Risk and Rights Informed Development Planning Needs to be Risk and Rights Informed 16 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - In the pursuit for sustainable development, the integration of risk and rights based approaches across national, sub-national and community develop... More detail
International Partnership for Blue Carbon International Partnership for Blue Carbon 16 November, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - The Governments of Australia and United Arab Emirates convened a side event in Marrakech at the UN Climate Conference on the Blue Carbon Partnership. Th... More detail
New Pacific Climate Change Centre an Exciting Opportunity fo... New Pacific Climate Change Centre an Exciting Opportunity for the Pacific 15 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco -  The newly established Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) will provide Pacific island countries with better access data, information and bui... More detail
Featured at COP22: The Pacific Climate Change Centre Featured at COP22:  The Pacific Climate Change Centre 15 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - The Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) was the focus of a special event at the UN Climate talks in Marrakech this week. The PCCC is to be the sha... More detail
Team Pacific at the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Marrak... Team Pacific at the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Marrakech, Morocco: SPREP Part of our series featuring quick snippets from delegates representing the Pacific islands at COP22, introducing you to the people supporting the Pacific islands in the Climate Change negotiations. T... More detail
Adaptation Fund pours over 20 USD million into the Pacific Adaptation Fund pours over 20 USD million into the Pacific 11 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - Negotiations are now underway at the UN Climate Conference in Marrakech, Morocco to see how the Adaptation Fund can serve the Paris Agreement.The A... More detail
Pacific islanders encouraged to help develop IPCC Climate ch... Pacific islanders encouraged to help develop IPCC Climate change science reports 11 November, 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - The call has come for more Pacific island authors and contributors to be part of the science reports released by the Intergovernmental panel on Cl... More detail
"Living with Change" - Tokelau attends the UN Climate Confer... 11 November 2016, UNFCCC COP22, Marrakech, Morocco - Plans to launch 'Living with Change: Enhancing the Resilience of Tokelau to climate change and related hazards, 2017-2030' (LivC), early next year,... More detail
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