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29 09, 2021

Workshop Assesses Impact of Raising Pacific Voices Project

2021-09-29T23:43:30+12:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, News from Polynesia, Pacific Civil Society|

PRESS RELEASE (29 September, 2021) - A virtual Exit Workshop to review the impact of OXFAM in the Pacific’s (OiP) “Raising Pacific Voices” (RPV) project was held in Suva today. The RPV project has been funded by the European Union (EU) and implemented by OiP, in partnership with the Pacific Disability Forum, the Pacific

12 05, 2021

Civil society to benefit from launch of new online learning platform

2021-05-12T13:54:46+12:00May 12th, 2021|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

PRESS RELEASE (12 May, 2021) Suva, Fiji - Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in the Pacific will now be able to access valuable learning resources and toolkits to boost their capacity following the virtual launch of an online Moodle platform in Suva today. Launched by the European Union (EU) and

1 09, 2019

Micronesian Podcast: Spotlighting social issues in the Northern Pacific

2019-10-09T10:07:11+12:00September 1st, 2019|Categories: News from Micronesia, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

By Harrison Selman Patrick Pedrus is the maker and host of the Micronesian Podcast, a regular podcast where he discusses a range of social issues with guests. Highlights include: New bill for women in FSM congress A bill introduced by vice speaker, Senator Esmond B. Moses could guaranteed women representation in Congress. https://anchor.fm/the-micronesian/episodes/Episode-39---New-bill-for-women-in-FSM-Congress-e1sdns

20 06, 2019

Empowered, Included and Equal: Believe in Better

2019-06-20T16:07:10+12:00June 20th, 2019|Categories: Large Ocean States, News from Micronesia, Pacific Identities, Pacific Resilience|Tags: , , , , , , |

Yolanda Joab-Mori of the Federated States of Micronesia delivered a keynote address at the UN Economic and Social Council Youth Forum on 8 April 2019 in New York. Empowered. Included and Equal. It can be hard To relate to these words Words that are big and that are worthy of the pursuit to speak

30 05, 2019

Nuclear awareness and activism in the Marshall Islands

2019-05-30T12:54:02+12:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: News from Micronesia, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News, REACH-MI|Tags: , , , |

Madeleine Johnson was a featured speaker during the opening session at the Pacific Resilience Partnership meeting in Suva in May. Below are highlights from her speech. My Grandma was born in 1926 in Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. She was only 20 years old when her family and community were evacuated in

1 12, 2018

Where water meets oil in the Pacific

2019-02-15T15:35:51+12:00December 1st, 2018|Categories: Featured, News from Micronesia, Pacific Identities, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , |

By GAAFAR J. UHERBELAU Thanks to the reach of social media and the global resurgence of social activism, much light is being shed on many social justice issues, globally and in our Pacific region. Issues such as poverty, inequality, racism, sexism, and all other –isms being driven by hashtag movements – made more aware

16 11, 2018

Women in the Pacific

2019-04-02T16:55:46+12:00November 16th, 2018|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Polynesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , |

Today, the issue of human rights, gender-based violence and decision making, are high on the agenda of Pacific leaders, but there is still much work to do. Women and girls in the Pacific face some of the highest levels of the violence which intimately affects all aspects of their lives. To

15 11, 2018

Youth in the Pacific

2019-04-02T16:55:46+12:00November 15th, 2018|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Polynesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

Youth are constantly acknowledged as the 'future' and key to resolving many of the region's issues, but still face all kinds of challenges, including tokenism from leaders, access to resources and lack of interest. A large proportion of the population of most Pacific Island Countries consists of young people. Youth are

2 10, 2018

Marshall Islands marches toward zero greenhouse emissions by 2050

2018-10-02T16:56:30+12:00October 2nd, 2018|Categories: News from Micronesia, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

The Marshall Islands, an atoll-nation vulnerable to sea level rise from climate change, announced steps on Monday towards an ambitious plan to cut its greenhouse emissions to zero by 2050. The Pacific country became the first small island nation to present such a strategy to the United Nations amid increasing interest from governments worldwide

20 08, 2018

Emerging Leaders meet with Kiribati High Commissioner

2018-10-01T12:16:34+12:00August 20th, 2018|Categories: KANGO, News from Micronesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|

Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organizations – PIANGO hosted its Third Next Generation Leadership (NGL) Breakfast program for emerging leaders from civil society with the Kiribati High Commissioner to Fiji, David Ateti Teaabo to welcome and celebrate his appointment not only as a relatively young diplomat. Teaabo, himself, a

18 08, 2018

CSO Consultations – 2018 Forum Economic Ministers Meeting

2018-10-01T12:16:34+12:00August 18th, 2018|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, News from Polynesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: |

A speech by Baklai Temengil-Chilton, Palau's Minister for Sport and Community and Cultural Affairs, and Secretary General of Palau National Olympic Committee welcoming Civil Society Organisations representatives in Palau for the 2018 Forum Economic Ministers Meeting. This will be the second year that CSOs, together with their private sector counterparts, will have a joint

17 08, 2018

3rd Next Generational Leadership (NGL) Breakfast – August 2018

2018-10-01T12:16:34+12:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News|

In partnership with Brot für die Welt, IFP - International Forum of National NGO Platforms (Sanaa Ifp) #Action4SD. 3rd Next Generational Leadership (NGL) Breakfast with David. In partnership with Brot für die Welt, IFP - International Forum of National NGO Platforms (Sanaa Ifp) #Action4SD. Held today at Cafe 30,

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