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Federated States of Micronesia launch their first Adaptation... Federated States of Micronesia launch their first Adaptation Fund Project “Enhancing Climate Change Resilience of Vulnerable Island Communities in FSM” Pohnpei, FSM 12 March 2018 - The Vice-President Yosiwo P. George of the Federated States of Micronesia launched their first ever Adaptation Fund Project in the FSM National Government Capitol, Pa... More detail
Papua New Guinea to enhance managing climate change informat... Papua New Guinea to enhance managing climate change information The importance of climate change information and knowledge management (IKM) and its critical role in adaptation and resilience planning was at the core of discussions held with delegates from across t... More detail
History made by SPREP as it starts 2018 with giant steps History made by SPREP as it starts 2018 with giant steps "The launch of this project is the successful outcome of a challenging journey over the past 2 years by the Government of Vanuatu working with SPREP and the GCF to deliver this project." – Mr Stuart... More detail
Change in mindset for Vanuatu as it becomes ‘climate smart... Change in mindset for Vanuatu as it becomes ‘climate smart’ "With the accelerating rates of these slow onset disasters due to global warming, there is a strong need for a complete change in the mindset towards standardised and appropriate use of science-based ... More detail
Vanuatu Development Sectors and Community to benefit from $2... Vanuatu Development Sectors and Community to benefit from $20.5m Green Climate Fund project  Key development and community sectors in Vanuatu are set to benefit from the USD 20.5 million Green Climate Fund (GCF) project, launched in Port Villa this month.The project Climate Information ... More detail
Palolo under the microscope at Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climat... Palolo under the microscope at Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference Wellington, New Zealand, 23 February 2018 - Some know of it as Eunice Viridis, Samoans know of it as palolo. Either way it was this Samoan delicacy and the possibility of its extinction that found its... More detail
Samoa showcased at Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference... Samoa showcased at Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference in Wellington "But all of our efforts will be meaningless unless there is a concerted and more ambitious effort by all countries to reduce emissions and scale up support for adaptation in the most vulnerable countr... More detail
Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference begins Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate Conference begins 21 February 2018, Wellington, New Zealand - The second Pacific Climate Change Conference opened today in Wellington, New Zealand, on the heels of Tropical Cyclone Gita. "Pacific Ocean, Pacific Climate... More detail
Niue Gets Ready for Enhanced Access to Climate Finance Niue Gets Ready for Enhanced Access to Climate Finance The Green Climate Fund (GCF) Niue Readiness Project has officially commenced with the launch of the Project at an Inception Workshop held at the Matavai resort in Niue on 9 February 2018. The GCF Read... More detail
Pacific Ocean – Pacific Climate Conference to bring togeth... Pacific Ocean – Pacific Climate Conference to bring together Pacific voices on climate change. The Pacific region, despite being the smallest contributors of greenhouse gas emissions, remains the most vulnerable to the adverse effects of climate change.The Pacific Ocean, a main source of liveli... More detail
New Meteorological Office established in Tokelau New Meteorological Office established in Tokelau 2017 ended on a positive note for the Met Office of Tokelau with the re-establishment of a fully functional office for Tokelau in December.The Pacific Meteorological Desk Partnership (PMDP) officially... More detail
Nanikai village talks resilience to ocean acidification Nanikai village talks resilience to ocean acidification The village of Nanikai in Kiribati have embarked on work to strengthen their resilience to the impacts of ocean acidification, with the first step being an inception workshop for the New Zealand Pacif... More detail
Niue, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to enhance ac... Niue, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to enhance access to climate finance in 2018 Apia, Samoa 19 December 2017 - Niue and Republic of Marshall Islands have successfully accessed the Green Climate Fund's (GCFs) Readiness programme, to commence from early 2018. The Readiness funding ... More detail
SPREP signs new Project Agreements for Adaptation Fund and G... SPREP signs new Project Agreements for Adaptation Fund and Green Climate Fund projects 18 December 2017, Apia, Samoa - The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) has signed new project agreements with the Federated States of Micronesia and Vanuatu for the deli... More detail
The call from Pacific leaders for immediate climate action The call from Pacific leaders for immediate climate action The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the Governments of Tuvalu and Vanuatu, came together to hold a joint side event entitled, "Pacific Island Climate Action and F... More detail
SIDS at the frontline of tropical cyclones SIDS at the frontline of tropical cyclones 13 November, 2017, Bonn, Germany – Islands are experiencing an increase in the intensity of tropical cyclones, and this will become the new normal. This was the key message during yesterday’s join... More detail
Pacific region united for urgent climate action at UN climat... Pacific region united for urgent climate action at UN climate conference JOINT CROP+ MEDIA RELEASE 9th November, 2017 - History is in the making with Fiji presiding over the Twenty-Third Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate C... More detail
Women's voices for ocean and climate Women's voices for ocean and climate The crucial yet under-recognised role that the world's women play as agents of change and healers of the ocean and climate was the focus of a side event at the 23rd UN Climate Change Conference (COP23... More detail
Oceans Pathway to be launched at Global Climate Summit Oceans Pathway to be launched at Global Climate Summit 6 November, 2017, Bonn, Germany - The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23) opened today bringing over 30,000 participants from all over the world, to Bonn, Germany. His Excell... More detail
SPREP delegates go green and offset their carbon emission! SPREP delegates go green and offset their carbon emission! Committed to "walking the talk", the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme is supporting a local project in Samoa that will have positive benefits at the local and global levels.Th... More detail
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