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  • 28 August 2014 SIDS conference in Samoa shaping up as a world class innovator, leading the way on climate change
    UN's Small Islands Developing States conference in Samoa to set the stage for action on climate change. 22 August 2014, 9:35 AEST, By Jemima Garrett; The United Nations is hoping the S...Read the rest
  • 28 August 2014 UN expects upcoming Samoa small island conference to generate vital partnerships
    21 August 2014 – The United Nations expects over 300 initiatives to be announced two weeks from now at a major world conference aimed at fostering partnerships with small island developing St...Read the rest
  • 20 August 2014 John Kerry recognises devasting impact of climate change on Pacific Islands
      Monday, August 18, 2014- After visiting Guadalcanal in the Solomon Islands, the United States Secretary of State, John Kerry, on August 14 expressed his concern over the e...Read the rest
  • 15 August 2014 Leaders walk the talk to promote healthy lifestyles
    Thursday 14 August, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia – It was a case of leading by example at the recent Pacific Islands Forum held in Palau (29 July?1 August...Read the rest
  • 14 August 2014 Gender Equality Gains Traction with Pacific Island Leaders
    SYDNEY, Aug 13 2014 (IPS) - A pledge by political leaders two years ago to accelerate efforts toward closing the gender gap in the Pacific Islands has been boosted with the announcement that three ...Read the rest
  • 06 August 2014 EU congratulates new Forum Secretary-General Dame Meg Talor
    SUVA, Fiji ----The European Union Ambassador for the Pacific, Andrew Jacobs, has congratulated Dame Meg Taylor on being selected as the next Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretari...Read the rest
  • 01 August 2014 Pacific Island leaders name PNG's Meg Taylor as next Forum chief
    Pacific leaders have for the first time chosen a woman to head the region's premier representative group, naming PNG's Dame Meg Taylor as the next Secretary General of the Pacific Island Fo...Read the rest
  • 01 August 2014 Tuvalu worried about losing Least Developed Nation status
    Pacific Island leaders want the United Nations to include climate change vulnerability as a criteria for acceptance as a Least Developed Country.   At the moment countries are classified...Read the rest
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