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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,

14 07, 2018

The Raising Pacific Voices team assessing capacity needs in Marshall Islands

2018-10-01T12:16:35+12:00July 14th, 2018|Categories: News from Micronesia, Pacific Civil Society, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News|

The Raising Pacific Voices team in July met with the organisation we work with in Majuro, Marshall Islands to finalise a capacity needs assessment. RPV is supporting the non-profit, Radiation Exposure Awareness Crusaders for Humanities - Marshall Islands (Radiation Exposure Awareness Crusaders for Humanity-Marshall Islands) with developing its capacity to be able to carry

15 06, 2018

Interview: Climate Change and the Disappearing Islands of Kiribati

2018-10-01T12:16:36+12:00June 15th, 2018|Categories: KANGO, Large Ocean States, News from Micronesia, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: |

The film Anote’s Ark, showing at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival in New York, tells Kiribati’s story through the eyes of now-former president Anote Tong, as he advocates with world leaders for help for his people, and a Kiribati woman named Sermary, who emigrates with her family to New Zealand after her home

18 02, 2018

Kiribati’s civil society and government are preparing the SDG Voluntary National Review (VNR) to the 2018 UN High Level Political Forum (HLPF)

2018-10-01T12:16:37+12:00February 18th, 2018|Categories: KANGO, News from Micronesia, Pasifika Rising News|

KANGO, the national NGO platform and IFP and PIANGO member, benefitted from a support mission from PIANGO staff, focusing both on the VNR process and also on CSO accountability mechanisms. This activity is part of the IFP’s support for its regional and national members’ capacity development. Kiribati’s preparation of

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