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RESET Fiji Season 1 Report

2020-08-13T15:35:49+12:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: Pacific Civil Society, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , |

To download report, click on link below: RESET FIJI Season 1 Report RESET Fiji is a policy dialogue series initiated by Pacific Network on Globalisation (PANG) in collaboration with Mai TV, the University of the South Pacific (USP), and Oxfam in the Pacific that opens discussions on the

Pacific Conference of Churches highlights the important role oceans play in the time of COVID-19

2020-06-09T15:39:24+12:00June 9th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Large Ocean States, News from Melanesia, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

The General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches, Reverend James Bhagwan says now more than ever, there is a need to respect the ocean. As today marks “World Oceans Day”, Reverend Bhagwan says people turn to the sea for survival as a result of lockdown and unemployment. Rev. Bhagwan says during the time

World Food Safety Day

2020-06-09T16:15:56+12:00June 7th, 2020|

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

World Environment Day

2020-06-09T16:34:18+12:00June 5th, 2020|

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,

Pride Month

2020-06-09T16:35:50+12:00June 1st, 2020|Tags: , |

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,

Cyclone Harold and Covid-19: Disaster and inequality in the Pacific

2020-05-12T12:44:00+12:00May 12th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Opinion Feature The arrival of the Covid-19 pandemic to our Pacific shores once again brought to light the weakness of public health systems in our region. The reality is that our health systems are not ready for this crisis. Amid the challenge of understanding and mitigating the spread of this global pandemic,

‘AT THE CROSSROAD’ – Katehana’s search for shelter in clash of Climate Change Effects and COVID-19

2020-05-12T12:44:19+12:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Large Ocean States, Large Ocean States, Pacific Resilience, Pasifika Rising News, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Opinion Feature Our team arrived at the riverbank just below Katehana village. It took us about half an hour bumpy drive through a red muddy terrain. The clear afternoon had quickly turned dull. The sky was already grey and droplets of rain beckoned us to turn around. Darker clouds loomed further up

A global moment of reckoning: When Covid-19 met Climate Change in the Pacific

2020-04-20T11:26:07+12:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , |

In the midst of economic shocks and border closures caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Pacific region has yet again been ravaged by a Category 5 cyclone that left a trail of destruction across four Pacific island countries in a span of 4 days. The economic toll from Cyclone Harold and the response to

Making climate finance work for women

2020-03-13T14:24:14+12:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Civil Society, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Pacific region is poised to receive substantial flows of ‘climate finance’ thanks to the increasing commitments made by bilateral and multilateral agencies after two decades of moral pressure at the global level. On a per capita basis, the Pacific region is considered to be one of the highest recipients of climate finance. However,

PNG podcast with feminist perspective launches new series

2019-11-21T15:25:06+13:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: News from Melanesia, Pacific Identities|Tags: , , |

We previously shared episodes of “Who Asked Her?” the podcast created by Papua New Guinean lawyer Elvina Ogil to discuss “issues of importance to Papua New Guineans across all demographics” but from a unique feministic perspective. “[The podcast] is about broadening our view of Papua New Guinean women at home because we have

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