Overcoming the tyranny of distance to effectively manage the influx of E-waste is a major challenge for Pacific island nations.
Representatives from 12 Pacific island countries gathered in Apia, Samoa from 11-12 May, 2017 for the fifth and final steering committee meeting of PacWaste - the Pacific Hazardous Waste Management Project.
In Geneva today, Pacific island parties to the Rotterdam Convention joined together to speak in one voice on the issue of asbestos.
In the Pacific region, and across the globe, gender plays a crucial role in waste management.
A wave of innovative new waste management initiatives and the introduction of landmark legislation, looks set to place Republic of the Marshall Islands at the forefront of sustainable waste management practices in the Pacific islands region.