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Kiribati celebrates completion of ‘Land use & Coastal Vulnerability Assessments – Kiribati’ project

October 14, 2019    

Bairiki, Kiribati – The government of Kiribati will now be able to effectively monitor coastal changes and the vulnerability of its coastlines after the completion of the ‘Land use and Coastal Vulnerability Assessment’ project.

The need to train and upskill relevant staff on the latest Geospatial Information System (GIS) platforms for coastal mapping was identified by the government,

Sharing Pacific Perspectives on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Finance

Sharing Pacific Perspectives on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Finance

Wednesday 26th June 2019

Sigatoka, Fiji

Climate change and disaster risk finance is crucial to addressing climate change, the greatest single threat to the livelihoods, security and well-being of the Pacific.  As such, a gathering on climate change and disaster risk finance opened today in Sigatoka, Fiji bringing together over 70 Pacific island delegates and partners.

Royal Support for Climate Adaptation Projects in Tonga.

His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway, Prince Haakon plants a mangrove during his visit to Western Tongatapu in March 2019.
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Royal Support for Climate Adaptation Projects in Tonga.

24 March 2019

In what was history in the making for the people of Western Tongatapu, a joint Royal visit with Her Majesty Queen Nanasipau’u and His Royal Highness Prince Ata accompanied His Royal Highness the Crown Prince of Norway Prince Haakon to the district to witness the negative impacts of climate change on both the environment and the lives of the vulnerable communities.

Integrated Actions for Resilience and Adaption (IA4RA) to climate change in the Raumoco Watershed Project

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Integrated Actions for Resilience and Adaption (IA4RA) to climate change in the Raumoco Watershed Project

National Climate Change Donor Roundtable held in Tonga

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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).  

Everyone needs to do their part to protect our future

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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,