Mission 1.5 aims to give 20 million people around the world the opportunity to have their say on ways to limit climate change that they want to see adopted by government leaders.
One in three women and girls worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, most frequently by an intimate partner. But in in Fiji, according to the UN, that figure rises to two in three, or 64.1 percent, the second highest rate in the world.
The Asia-Pacific region has witnessed the steepest rise globally in human development. It leads the world in access to broadband internet and is gaining on more developed regions in life expectancy, education, and access to health care.
Pacific Island countries are facing considerable development challenges due to the increasing impacts of climate change and extreme geo-hazard events. Development must be risk informed to reduce vulnerability to climate change and disasters in the region.
Tucked in a section of the small but industrious town of Ba, is Rarawai and at 9 a.m. every day, you will find Amit Raj Singh, recording weather readings from one of Fiji’s oldest and longest climate station.
Kiribati, a small island nation in the Western Pacific Ocean, has the unenviable recognition of having the highest incidence of Tuberculosis among its neighbouring Pacific island countries.
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9,937,200

Population

31.4

Poverty rate

$2678.2

GNI per capita

0.645

Human Dev. Index

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