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It's a plea for the next generation. The future of the Pacific, or what organizers of the 30th Pacific Islands Environment Conference call the blue continent, needs to be green. "It is not a conference that identifies some of the problems that...
For the first time in the Pacific region, a policy dialogue between the seventeen (17) Forum Fishery Agency (FFA) Members and the European Union (EU) to discuss issues and challenges relating to the sustainable management of marine resources...
Ladies and Gentlemen, the UK and the Pacific sit on opposite sides of the globe – we are quite literally oceans apart. At first glance, you would expect those oceans, the geographical distance, the differences in size and economy, to result in...
This is the 53rd issue of the SPREP-tok newsletter, covering the month of April 2019 . Click on the link below to read the full newsletter.
About 42,000 tons of recyclables are collected every year on Guam alone, and China’s new policy against taking other countries’ rubbish causes anxiety, not just to recycling businesses but to solid waste managers as well. Regional stakeholders will...
The term “green growth” and its sister concepts, “blue‐ green growth,” the “green economy,” and the “blue‐ green economy,” have gained considerable traction in the Pacific island region in a short space of time. Pacific island governments, regional...
The United States of America, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia, as Pacific nations, jointly reaffirm our interest in a free, open, and prosperous Indo-Pacific region. Click on the...
Governments around the world must introduce carbon taxes, halt plans for new coal plants and accelerate the closure of existing ones if damage to the Pacific from climate change is to be limited, the UN secretary general has told Pacific leaders on...
On Wednesday, Pacific leaders are joining United Nations Secretary General António Guterres in Fiji to discuss climate change and what the international community must do to address it. Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres has praised Fiji for, as he described it, "standing up for the planet". Click on the link below to read the full article.