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800% increase in UN appeal needs for extreme weather-related emergencies over last 20 years – new Oxfam research

2022-06-07T13:28:47+12:00June 7th, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

7th June 2022 The amount of money needed for UN humanitarian appeals involving extreme weather events like floods or drought is now eight times higher than 20 years ago — and donors are failing to keep up, reveals a new Oxfam brief today. For every $2 needed for UN weather-related appeals, donor countries are

Oxfam in the Pacific Vacancies

2022-05-17T17:47:23+12:00May 14th, 2022|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

OXFAM IN THE PACIFIC VACANCIES Various vacancies exists in the Strategy, Operations & Culture Hub, Oxfam in the Pacific. Interested persons are invited to review and apply. All Applications can be accessed here and closes on Friday 27May 2022. Note: Oxfam only accepts Online Applications. About Oxfam Oxfam is a global movement of people

Vacancy – Climate Justice Lead – Oxfam in the Pacific

2022-05-09T12:43:32+12:00April 27th, 2022|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, News from Micronesia, News from Pacific Regional NGO (PRNGO) Alliance, News from Polynesia, Pasifika Rising News|

Role: CLIMATE JUSTICE LEAD Applications for this role will close on: Friday 13 May 2022 (DUE DATE EXTENDED) See full Advert and Apply for this Job here:  https://oxfampacific.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=161 Location of role: Flexible within the Pacific Region Salary Level: C1 Fixed Term contract ending: 30 June 2023 Please contact Divono Vakatale

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

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

Women Fishers Welcome Financial Assistance

2021-03-19T15:21:52+12:00March 19th, 2021|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|

Women fishers registering for the COVID-19 financial assistance programme in Rakiraki on March 8, 2021 The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been acutely felt by women in Fiji who rely on fisheries for household food, nutrition and income security. Women play a crucial but often unacknowledged role in sustainable fisheries management, fishing

Rebuilding after TC Yasa: Call for coordinated approach

2021-01-11T17:29:35+13:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , |

Tropical Cyclone Yasa has had a widespread and acute impact on communities in Vanua Levu, with growing concerns about food and water security, economic recovery and post-cyclone trauma. The affected communities face a long-road to recovery, according to Semi Lotawa, Co-founder of Rise Beyond the Reef, a non-profit group working with grassroots Fijian communities. “They’ve

RESET Fiji Season 1 Report

2020-11-25T11:41:39+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

Reset Fiji – Episode 8 “Season Finale”

2021-01-11T15:16:28+13:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, PANG, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

As we wrap up this season of Reset Fiji, we talk about the front-line on the current state of play, our efforts to mobilize, build partnerships, and the big ideas and actions going forward. Join us on our season finale episode. PANEL HIGHLIGHTS PEOPLE POWER AND OPTIMISM by Fiji Sun The Lautoka City

Reset Fiji – Episode 7 “Education”

2021-01-11T15:16:29+13:00July 27th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, PANG, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , |

The impact of COVID-19 has become a defining moment for Fiji’s formal education system, with the lockdown and closure of schools, universities and learning institutions for three months. FOCUS ON RESETTING THE EDUCATION SYSTEM by Fiji Sun The impact of COVID-19 has become a defining moment for Fiji’s formal education system, with the

Reset Fiji – Episode 6 “Gender Equality”

2021-01-11T15:16:29+13:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, PANG, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , |

Violence against women and children has increased significantly during lockdowns, with 527 case calls to the Ministry of Women’s helpline. Yet despite the bleak news, the pandemic is a unique window for us to address our social ills, unearth, redesign and rebuild our social fabric. "WHEN WOMEN LEAD AND THRIVE, THE ENTIRE VANUA

Reset Fiji – Episode 5 “Tourism”

2021-01-11T15:16:29+13:00July 13th, 2020|Categories: Featured, News from Melanesia, PANG, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , |

Tourism, central to Fiji’s economy for decades, has felt the full brunt of COVID-19 with many nations closing their borders to tourists. This Reset Fiji episode took a deep dive into the upheaval in the tourism industry as the impacts reverberate across Fiji and the Pacific. RESET TOURISM IN THE AGE OF PANDEMICS

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