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New insurance product to aid fight against climate change in the Pacific

The parametric product also addresses a key UN objective in the region: to improve resilience against climate change and support disaster risk management in the Pacific.  


Catching the last wave with Rev. James Bhagwan

In this episode of “Catching the last wave”, we are honored to host the General Secretary of the Pacific Conference of Churches (PCC) Reverend James Bhagwan.  


Enjoying land rights in Solomon Islands

Welcome to the new episode of the UNDP podcast where we are talking to the Honorable Minister for Lands Housing and Survey, Mr Ishmael Avui and the Permanent Secretary Mr Stanley Wale to learn more…  


Catching the last wave with Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner

In this episode of “Catching the last wave”, we are honored to talk to a Pacific climate change expert and regional and global climate change advocate Ms. Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. She is a Marshall…  


Police officers face high operational demands during COVID-19 response in Fiji

Citizens and residents of Fiji have seen more police officers on the streets and around communities, attending to persons without masks in public space, controlling traffic at checkpoints, monitoring…  


Coastal construction designs to benefit three target islands in Tuvalu

Inhabitants of three islands in Tuvalu stand to benefit from a new coastal protection development once it gets off the ground. This follows the approval of the construction designs for coastal…  


“Taking Parliament to the People”

Constituents in Espiritu Santo, the largest island of Vanuatu, where Vanuatu's second-largest town and the provincial capital, Luganville is located, attended public outreach activities conducted by…  


Climate Security in the Pacific

Climate change represents the single greatest threat to the livelihood, security and wellbeing of Pacific people. Although contributing the least to less than 0.03% of all CO₂ emissions, the…  


Catching the last wave with Mark Howden

In this episode of “Catching the last wave”, we had a conversation with the Director of the Institute for Climate, Energy & Disaster Solutions at the Australian National University and Vice Chair of…  


Strengthening inclusiveness of youth and people with disability

Tuvalu is the fourth smallest country in the world with a population of 12,000 located in the South Pacific. It has always been a warning alarm bell to our people on how vulnerable Tuvalu is to the…  

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