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UN summit in Samoa set to bypass Climate Change refugees

IPS: AN international conference on small island developing states (SIDS), scheduled to take place in Samoa next week, will bypass a politically sensitive issue: a proposal to create a new category of “environmental refugees” fleeing tiny island nations threatened by rising seas.

Training aims to enhance ‘Gender Justice’

A training currently underway as part of UN Women’s ‘Strongim Mere Project’ aims to enhance gender justice.

China ready to help Vanuatu with Airport developments: PM Natuman

VANUATU DAILY POST - The People’s Republic of China is ready to help Vanuatu with its airport developments.

PNA eyes improving access scheme

RNZI - Members of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement are looking at new ways to buy and sell access to fishing days in their areas.

Call to urgently resolve flight impasse

THE unresolved current flight impasse affecting air services between Fiji and Solomon Islands over the past six weeks is costly and must be resolved soon prompting calls for urgent dialogue.

USP campus directors play ‘crucial role in transforming USP’

It is a collective exercise to transform The University of the South Pacific from a good to an excellent University and Campus Directors have a huge role to play in it, says USP Vice-Chancellor and President Professor Rajesh Chandra.

Ebola risk in Pacific low: WHO

FIJI LIVE - The risk of the Ebola virus disease spreading to the Pacific is low, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says.

Bishop wants mothers engage in literacy programs

Archbishop of the Anglican Church of Melanesia the most Reverend David Vunagi encourages all mothers’ union members in the country to run literacy programs in their communities.

Bear With One Another

The seventh of the ‘one another’ sayings of the New Testament for our thought for this week is “Bear with one another” (Ephesians 4:2; Colossians 3:13; James 5:7-11).  Someone has perceptively pointed out that “the church is not an art gallery for exhibition of eminent saints, but a hospital for helping sick sinners.”

Training to advocate for women starts

A Transformative Leadership, Media, Gender and Elections training has kick off on Monday in Honiara.