Tonga, October 18, 2018 – The Department of Climate Change in cooperation with EU-GIZ ACSE and GCF Readiness Programme called into session its second installment of the National Climate Change Donor Roundtable, discussing Climate Change Initiatives in Tonga and its linkages to national, regional and international policy instruments as well as highlighting the close out of Joint National Action Plan 2010 -2015 (JNAP 1) and ushering in the implementation phase of JNAP 2018-2028 (JNAP 2).
Suva, Fiji. October 9, 2018. Staff, family and friends of GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) in partnership with the Suva City Council cleaned up the capital’s foreshore as part of their corporate responsibility drive and to continue their week long celebrations leading up to Fiji Day tomorrow.
The German agency, GIZ has been involved in the Pacific for more than 40 years in the field of international development and is dedicated to shaping a future worth living around the world in a wide variety of areas,
Tonga has launched its revised Joint National Action Plan on Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. Also referred to as ‘JNAP2’, the plan plays a central role in guiding the government’s continuous efforts to build resilience to climate change and minimize disaster risks.
The Hon. Poasi Tei, Minister for the Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC), officially launched JNAP2 at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall on August 17,
August 3, 2018 Narikoso’s community climate change advocate, Kelepi Saukitoga will be representing his community which is soon to be relocated and those who are affected by climate change to the Global Climate Action Summit held in San Francisco in September this year.
Narikoso is in the South Pacific’s hub, Fiji and sits on the island of Ono, situated in Fiji’s southern province of Kadavu.
Kelepi Saukitoga’s foresight made him propose relocating the village to community elders.
Suva, Fiji July 26, 2018 Thirteen out of fourteen Pacific Island governments have nominated their focal points for the Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions Hub (Pacific NDC Hub) showing the on-going commitment of the region to accelerating its full establishment and operationalisation.
The focal points agreed on the modalities for the selection of steering committee members and that it must be established as a matter of urgency. These were key outcomes after ten out of fourteen Pacific Island Countries came together to further talks in establishing the Pacific NDC Hub.