Sunday, April 21, 2019

Australia on track to meet Paris Agreement targets

Per capita, the country is installing renewable energy faster than China, Japan, the United States, and the European Union.

Guterres underlines climate action urgency

His reaction on Wednesday came after WMO issued a report confirming that 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 were the four warmest years recorded to date.

Footage of ‘Guam killer’ missile a ‘clear message to US’

The intermediate-range ballistic missile is also known as the ‘Guam killer’ for its range – 3000km to 5741km – that puts the US island in the western Pacific within striking distance.

Five days that help Pacific products beat a path to NZ

The PTI NZ Path to Market program is an export capability building program combining a range of export facilitation services to help export ready and export capable businesses to enter New Zealand.

PIANGO pledge with churches for human rights and justice

Discussions centered around areas of collaboration between Churches and NGOs to build capacity and promote enabling environment for civil society as a sector.

UNICEF calls for action to prevent online bullying and harassment

Thirty years after the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the creation of the Internet, it’s time for renewed focus on children’s digital rights.

PIF Regional Policy Consultations begin for 2019

The program, running through February to the end of April, will see discussions held in the 18 member countries involving Leaders and Ministers, senior officials, civil society and the private sector.

TV industry criticises Aus PM’s Pacific Islands plan

Free-to-air television executives were bemused by the plan to get their hit mainstream shows in front of Pacific Islands viewers.

China under scrutiny over fishing practices

China has the largest distant water fishing fleet – vessels operating outside Chinese waters – with the size of its distant water fishing fleet increasing from 1830 to 2460 vessels from 2012-2014.

Cooking show to promote traditional food to fight NCDs

The Pacific Islands Food Revolution TV show also uses radio and social media, encouraging Pacific Islanders to make good food choices in a bid to fight non-communicable diseases.