The first Pacific Resilience Meeting will bring together Pacific leaders in diverse sectors to take stock of progress, and review and strengthen processes relating to three goals of the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific.
The civil society program welcomes you to the Talanoa, a space for storytelling and sharing of ideas. Talanoa is a Pacific concept of sharing stories to create connections and build relationships. On 2-3 May 2019, the Civil Society Talanoa will feature exhibits, learning events, TED-style talks, and cultural presentations. The Talanoa offers an opportunity to dialogue, share lessons, build network, and promote collaboration among civil society organizations and other development partners.
The Pacific Feminist Forum will bring together more than 100 feminists to foster diversity, connection and intergenerational leadership within feminist movements in Pacific Island countries and across our region. With the theme, “Sustaining Solidarity, Resistance and Revolution,” the event is expected to bring together over 100 women human rights defenders from across the Pacific region.
The University of the South Pacific (USP), in partnership with the World Bank Group, launches a new panel discussion series to debate the big development issues facing the Pacific region, with the first panel on healthy oceans set for this evening, broadcast worldwide from the university's Suva campus. The new series Future Pasifika will feature
The UN Youth Climate Summit is a platform for young leaders who are driving climate action to showcase their solutions at the United Nations, and to meaningfully engage with decision-makers on the defining issue of our time. This historic event will take place on Saturday, September 21 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York,
350 Fiji, in conjunction with Oxfam in the Pacific, the Pacific Islands Climate Action Network and Alliance for Future Generations, is hosting the Niu Pawa Festival, bringing families together with a focus on creating awareness about climate breakdown, its impacts and how to get involved in climate activism. Niu,the Fijian word for coconut, is symbolic
The Melanesian Media Freedom Forum has been developed to respond to increasing media repression in Melanesia and to future-proof press freedom, though trans-national regional co-operation and knowledge-sharing among Melanesian journalists, editors, publishers, press-freedom advocates and journalism scholars.
Every year, during the month of June, the LGBT community celebrates in a number of different ways. Across the globe, various events are held during this special month as a way of recognising the influence LGBT people have had around the world. Why was June chosen? Because it is when the Stonewall Riots took place,
Time for nature The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature. For instance, each year, marine plants produce more than a half of our atmosphere's oxygen, and a mature tree cleans our air, absorbing 22 kilos of carbon dioxide,
wsfd-2020-en Food safety, everyone's business The second World Food Safety Day (WFSD) will be celebrated on 7 June 2020 to draw attention and inspire action to help prevent, detect and manage foodborne risks, contributing to food security, human health, economic prosperity, agriculture, market access, tourism and sustainable development. Following the success of the first celebration