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30 05, 2019

The Blue Pacific and the legacies of nuclear testing

2019-10-09T09:02:22+13:00May 30th, 2019|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Resilience|Tags: , , , , , , |

By Patrick Kaiku States in the Pacific islands are small in landmass and population. Their limited terrestrial resources and lack of comparative advantage are compounded by their remoteness from global centres of commerce. This obviously has impacts on the costs of doing business and integration into global trade relations. Their invisibility in international

26 03, 2019

Pacific Women Leaders’ Coalition Conference

2019-02-15T16:22:43+13:00March 26th, 2019|Tags: , , , , , |

The President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands, HE Dr Hilda C. Heine, will convene the first conference of the Pacific Women Leaders' Coalition Conference (PWLC) and is encouraging women leaders from various fields to participate in the conference to raise the profile and build wider support for women's issues regionally and locally. This

19 02, 2019

How the Marshall Islands envisions its national digital currency dubbed ‘sovereign’

2019-02-19T10:32:09+13:00February 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Large Ocean States, Pacific Identities|Tags: , , , |

By ANA ALEXANDRE Cointelegraph.com On 10 January 2019, the team behind a national cryptocurrency for the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) — dubbed the Sovereign (SOV) — revealed that the coin is still being actively developed, despite previous disagreements among government officials, as well as reservations expressed by the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

14 11, 2018

Mapping contemporary political arrangements across Micronesia

2018-11-16T06:59:41+13:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: Large Ocean States, Pacific Identities, Pasifika Rising News|Tags: , , , , , |

By SYLVIA C FRAIN The Micronesian region is referred to in a variety of ways. Sometimes it is termed the “American Pacific,” but that does not include American Samoa. Or incorrectly as the “South Pacific,” despite being located above the equator. In Aotearoa New Zealand, it is considered the

2 10, 2018

Marshall Islands marches toward zero greenhouse emissions by 2050

2018-10-02T16:56:30+13:00October 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