In September world leaders adopted the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda to succeed the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). According to the 2015 Pacific Regional MDGs Tracking report, Forum island countries made considerable progress towards achieving the goals but challenges remain.
PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Bank South Pacific (BSP) will embark on one of the biggest Go Green clean-up events yet, involving hundreds of students across Papua New Guinea and five Pacific Island nations.
NATIONAL Disaster Management officers from 15 Pacific Island countries gather in Fiji on Friday to review their successes and challenges in preparing for, responding to and recovering from disasters in the region, such as Cyclone Pam.
SUVA, (UN NEWS CENTRE) - Amid growing fears that the irregular climatic activities of El Niño will result in severe weather events across the hazard-prone region of small islands and atolls in the Pacific, the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Monday addressed a gathering in Suva, Fiji, of disaster reduction and humanitarian response partners from across the region at a joint programme of events around regional resilience to disasters and emergency management.
SUVA, (FBC NEWS/FIJI TIMES) --- Climate scientists say the El Nino Effect will continue to have a major influence on the climate and ocean for the rest of this year and much of 2016.