Friday, December 14, 2018

Australian deputy PM retreats on farm worker visas

Foreign affairs analysts warned that the proposed new visa class would threaten Australia’s core strategic relationships with the Pacific.

Working together for sustainable development in Pacific

The Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable Development including a set of Pacific Sustainable Development indicators provide the blueprint to help monitor progress towards meeting shared Pacific priorities.

Women’s weather watch goes regional

The femLINKpacificregional women’s radio campaign is promoting gender inclusive disaster risk reduction and recovery in Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu.

Pacific speakers in bid to overcome hurdles

According to David Wilson, who is the clerk of New Zealand's Parliament, being the Speaker is a lonely job.

ACP to discuss strategy for new accord with EU

ACP Government Ministers will convene on May 27 for preparatory discussions dedicated to post-Cotonou negotiations.

Selling a Pacific paradise: upholding the façade

Has tourism delivered to Pacific islanders more than just the crumbs from the tourists’ table?

Sea level rise is accelerating: study

The findings are "roughly in agreement with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5) model projections," said the report, based on 25 years of satellite data.

Feasibility study on low-carbon ships for Pacific

Lack of appropriate and viable transport is a major barrier to developing economies and social service delivery, especially for remote Maritime Provinces.

New Caledonians vote against independence from France

Official results showed 43.6 per cent of voters opting for independence, with 56.4 per cent opposed.

Climate change driving up malnutrition in Pacific

CLIMATE change is making people hungry – with nearly 100 million people across the world needing humanitarian food aid because of climate shocks last...