The event is held every 18 months, and it will be the first time - in its 25-year history – for it to be held in the Pacific region.
November 25 will mark the beginning of the annual 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign.
The Pacific Catastrophe Risk Insurance Company was able to secure a coverage limit of US$45 million for five participating island countries, including Vanuatu.
Participants include Police from Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Samoa, Tuvalu, Vanuatu and Australia.
Head Secretariat, Seve Paeniu says that suspects are also using smarter methods to import and export drugs in the Asia-Pacific region.
Youth climate leaders from over 20 Commonwealth countries attended the Commonwealth Intergenerational Climate Dialogue event, organised by the Commonwealth Youth Climate Change Network (CYCN), the Commonwealth Secretariat and the SIDS Youth AIMS Hub (SYAH).
According to the International Seed Federation, the value of the global seed industry in 2014 was USD 23.1 billion, while the value of the Asia-Pacific seed industry reaching USD 2.15 billion.
Pollution has significant negative impacts on human health and ecosystems, according to UNEP's most comprehensive assessment ever, which urges political leadership at all levels, high-level champions and commitments to achieve a pollution-free planet.
The U.N. chief called for more ambition in five specific areas: emissions, adaptation to the inevitable impacts of climate change, finance, partnerships, and leadership.
Macron reiterated his determination to redouble efforts to tackle climate change from both France and the wider EU, in a speech which starkly set out the environmental challenge ahead and urged countries to “accelerate the effective implementation of the Paris Agreement”.