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27 03, 2023

Tuvalu Reinforces Call for Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty

2023-03-31T16:54:26+12:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

By Debbie Singh, Influencing and Campaigns Lead, Oxfam in the Pacific Tuvalu’s Minister for Justice, Communications and Foreign Affairs, Hon. Simon Kofe speaks with Oxfam in the Pacific’s Influencing and Campaigns Lead, Debbie Singh about Tuvalu’s call for a Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty made at COP27. Last week, six Pacific Island countries signed on

21 03, 2023

Media Reactive – Oxfam Reaction to IPCC’s Synthesis Report (SYR)

2023-03-21T09:06:53+12:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Responding to the publication today of the IPCC’s Synthesis Report (SYR), Oxfam’s Climate Policy Lead Nafkote Dabi said: “This is, literally, the last chapter. The science shows that limiting global heating to 1.5°C is still possible —but only just. Unless we pull the emergency brake on deadly carbon pollution, ‘unheard-of’ heatwaves, storms, droughts and

2 03, 2023

Press Release – Regional Climate Action Networks gather at Reflection and Learning event to look at Collaboration, Influencing and Learning initiatives of Oxfam’s climate change project; PACCCIL.

2023-03-02T19:55:24+12:00March 2nd, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

The Pacific Climate Change Collaboration, Influencing and Learning (PACCCIL) Project is holding its Regional Reflection and Learning Event from the 27th February to 3rd March, 2023, at the Heritage Park Hotel in Honiara, Solomon Islands. The PACCCIL project is a 4 year project (2018 – 2022) with an extension of 1 year ending July

1 02, 2023

Vacancy – Governance & Social Accountability Project (in PNG) Mid-Term Review

2023-02-01T12:40:26+12:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Expressions of Interest will close on: 10 FEBRUARY 2023  at 5PM PNG Time [GMT+10] Location of role: Based in any of these countries - Preferably in Papua New Guinea or anywhere within the Region Term: 28 days maximum (February to March) Reporting to: Manager Governance Project Terms of Reference is available for download Please

26 01, 2023

Vacancy (DUE DATE EXTENDED) – Consultancy: Enhancing Youth Employment and Leadership Project (EYEL) in Vanuatu Endline Evaluation

2023-02-09T10:08:19+12:00January 26th, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Expressions of Interest will close on: 14 February 2023  at 5PM Vanuatu Time [GMT+11] Location of role: Pacific Region, Australia or New Zealand Term: 30 days maximum (February to March) Reporting to: EYEL Project Coordinator Terms of Reference  is available for download Please contact Recruitment Co-Ordinator Divono Vakatale for any questions: [email protected]       All applications must

18 01, 2023

Press Release – More than 200 millionaires urge global leaders at Davos to tackle extreme wealth and tax the ultra rich

2023-01-18T17:02:37+12:00January 18th, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Millionaires from 13 countries petition world leaders at Davos to tackle the problem of extreme wealth as new analysis shows that the number of ultra rich surged by more than 50 percent in the last decade and an annual wealth tax on the world’s richest could raise $1.7 trillion globally. As the World Economic

6 01, 2023

Vacancy – Consultancy: Pacific Climate Change Collaboration, Influencing & Learning (PACCCIL) Project Communications Officer

2023-01-06T17:15:54+12:00January 6th, 2023|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Expressions of Interest will close on: 16 JANUARY 2023  at 5PM FIJI Time [GMT+12] Location of role: Based in any of these countries - Fiji, Solomon Islands or Vanuatu Term: 90 days maximum (January to July) Reporting to: Manager PACCCIL Project Terms Of Reference  is available for download Please contact Recruitment Co-Ordinator Divono Vakatale for any questions: [email protected]

29 11, 2022

Eunice Wotene announced as Executive Director for Oxfam in the Pacific

2022-11-29T15:00:15+12:00November 29th, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

The Trust Board for Oxfam in the Pacific is pleased to appoint Eunice Wotene as Executive Director, Trust Board Chair Freda Kanek Talao announced. Eunice is an experienced finance and operations director with a demonstrated commitment to international aid, development, and equality for people in the Pacific. Eunice has been acting in the role of

24 11, 2022

The Assault of Austerity: How Prevailing Economic Policy Choices are a form of Gender-based Violence

2022-11-24T12:49:45+12:00November 24th, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Governments around the world are putting women and girls in danger of unprecedented new levels of poverty, peril, overwork and premature death as a result of near-universal “slash-and-burn" efforts to recover their economies from the pandemic and tame inflation. A new Oxfam report today, “The Assault of Austerity”, says that four out of every

24 11, 2022

Press Release – Women and Girls “expendable” in Misguided Slash-and-Burn Policies of Economic Recovery

2022-11-24T12:16:25+12:00November 24th, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Oxfam: Austerity measures and their gendered harms are a form of gender-based violence Governments around the world are putting women and girls in danger of unprecedented new levels of poverty, peril, overwork and premature death as a result of near-universal “slash-and-burn" efforts to recover their economies from the pandemic and tame inflation. A new

21 11, 2022

Press Release – G20 verdict: Oxfam criticizes G20 for lack of action to tackle extreme inequality

2022-11-21T17:24:40+12:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

G20 world leaders have failed to take definitive action to tackle poverty, hunger, climate, debt and deprivation that is crippling millions of people around the world, says Oxfam. “In the midst of a debt, austerity and inequality crisis we expected far more from the world’s largest economies, especially given the meteoric rise of billionaire

21 11, 2022

Vacancy – Information Communication & Technology (ICT) Lead

2022-11-21T15:06:44+12:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

OXFAM IN THE PACIFIC VACANCY Role: Information Communication & Technology (ICT) Lead Applications for this role will close on: Friday 1st December, 2022 See full Job Description here: ICT Lead Location of role: Fiji Salary Grade: C2 $81,355- $105,760 FJD pa (Internal salary scale) Term: To commence ASAP until 22 December 2023 For any further assistance

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