In its thirty years, the Fund has delivered by distributing to the Government of Tuvalu over AUD100 million dollars in absolute terms or AUD$154 million in 2017 values.
Author: Pacific Guardians
UN appoints Samoa PM Tuilaepa as ‘Special Ambassador’ for International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development
“Tourism is a sector that is vital to the livelihoods of our people and touches all the three dimensions of sustainable development, the social, economic and environmental aspects. As a people-to-people activity, it has helped and continues to contribute to the revitalization of our culture, customs and traditional crafts, and plays a pivotal role in the preservation of our cultural heritage and is a force that promotes peace and understanding”
To be signed tomorrow Pacific trade deal weakened by Fiji, PNG, Vanuatu withdrawal say community groups
Tariff reductions would lead to significant revenue losses for smaller Pacific Island countries, which could impact on their governments’ ability to provide essential services to their populations threatening livelihoods, local industries and jobs.
Cardiovascular disease is known as the ‘silent killer’ because patients might not know they are at risk. They feel fine, they feel strong, and if they aren’t fully informed, they may not think it’s necessary to make lifestyle changes.
“The 4G Mobile network is a modern Broadband ICT platform that was once a dream of our past generations is now made real by this generation.” Hon. Mose Pelasio.
It’s World Tuna Day today. This article adapted from FFA’s TUNApacific hub details the importance of Tuna to the Pacific islands and global marine ecosystems. As well as the ground-breaking work by Pacific fisheries officials, their partners and networks.
In its 2017 communiqué, the V20 countries reaffirmed the need to increase prioritization of adaptation finance; immediate removal of fossil fuel production subsidies; and the G20 to lead with the V20 to subject all emissions to carbon pricing.
There’s been very little information about the 16 March meeting between Tokelau’s government leaders and New Zealand’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Mr Murray McCully and Tokelau Administrator Mr David Nicholson. However, it has been revealed from the...
A plea to the heads of Samoan families or matai to take the lead against family violence has come from the lead actor in the well-received movie One Thousand Ropes.
Ruteta, a mother of three living in Tabonibara village, North Tarawa, knows all too well the problems that contaminated well water can bring. Rainwater harvesting systems can provide safer and more reliable access to water for many people in Kiribati.
“I wanted to talk about fa’atosaga (midwifery) and I wanted to write a story about an anti-hero and I wanted to make a picture about ghosts. A combination of those things produced this story.” Tusi Tamasese, Director.
The leaders, meeting in an informal setting, will discuss a number of issues, including Tokelau’s National Capital Development that led to the purchase of two helicopters.