Month: July 2021

dirtgoat July 19, 2021

    The Boe Declaration, published by the 49th Pacific Islands Forum in 2018, stated, “We reaffirm that climate change remains the single greatest threat to the livelihoods, security and wellbeing of the peoples of the Pacific and our commitment to profess the implementation of the Paris Agreement.” According to a UN report, at least 57 […]

sdecosta1 July 19, 2021

On July 9th, the Intra-ACP Climate Services and Related Applications (ClimSA) project was launched by the European Union at the Pacific Climate Change Center in Apia, Samoa. ClimSA will be used to manage climate risks and encourage sustainable development throughout the Pacific. The European Union has invested approximately EUR 9 million into ClimSA, which will operate from […]

sdecosta1 July 12, 2021

The 2nd annual Pacific Resilience Meeting, sponsored by the Pacific Resilience Partnership, took place from July 5 through July 8. This year’s theme was “Our People, Our Journey: Nurturing Pacific Resilience from Home.”  The Pacific Resilience Partnership (PRP) was established in 2017 by Pacific Island leaders as part of governance arrangements to support the Framework […]

admin July 7, 2021

Bougainville’s leaders set a deadline of 2027 to gain full independence from Papua New Guinea Tuesday during talks on the future of the once-wartorn Melanesian island. A resounding 97.7 percent of Bougainvilleans voted to secede from Papua New Guinea and become the world’s youngest nation in a 2019 referendum. The poll capped a 2001 peace […]

admin July 7, 2021

Journalists from across the Pacific focused on the role of traditional knowledge in reporting on climate change during a Media Masterclass on the sidelines of the Pacific Resilience Meeting 2021. The journalists are taking part in the Media Masterclass hosted by the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS) in partnership with The Pacific Community. On Monday, […]