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Engaging global stakeholders to make food systems more sustainable

Posted on 23 August 2022

The effects of climate change – warmer temperatures, rising sea levels, extreme weather events – all undermine longstanding agricultural practices, impact livelihoods and threaten to significantly increase hunger. Recent global…
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The Fred Hollows Humanity Awards

Posted on 19 August 2022

The Fred Hollows Humanity Awards are a global movement created to recognise primary-age students who strive to make the world around them better.

In doing this they are following in the…
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Helping Tonga rebuild

Posted on 19 August 2022

As part of Habitat for Humanity New Zealand’s disaster response efforts in Tonga, it has formed a partnership with the Tonga Institute of Science and Technology (TIST) to deliver a…
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World Humanitarian Day: finding optimism in the work we do

Posted on 19 August 2022

It can be hard to find optimism with reports of war, epidemics, famine, cost of living, and climate crises, playing out around the world. So, this World Humanitarian Day we…
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One year on from the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan

Posted on 16 August 2022

Hundreds and thousands of Afghans have since left their homeland, including more than 122,000 people who were airlifted out by the United States and its allies. Many of them during the…
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Strengthening the Youth Voice in addressing global challenges

Posted on 16 August 2022

Young people aged between 15 and 24 make up 16% of the global population. Yet, their lack of trust in traditional institutions and the absence of inclusive and safe platforms…
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Drought concerns in the Cook Islands

Posted on 16 August 2022

The Cook Islands meteorological authorities are pleading for community cooperation as the main island Rarotonga experiences a drought that is expected to last for about two months.
 
The Cook Islands Met…
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Rapid spread of Covid in Marshall Islands

Posted on 16 August 2022

Since the initial confirmation on 8th August of a few positive cases in Majuro, the capital of the Marshall Islands, the number of positive cases has skyrocketed to the one-day…
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A round up of Pacific-based elections

Posted on 16 August 2022

There is significant activity happening within the electoral processes of Pacific governments at the moment. A quite round-up as follows:

Cook Islands - Their election was held on 1st August. The Cook…
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Vanuatu launches ambitious climate plan

Posted on 16 August 2022

Vanuatu has launched one of the world’s most ambitious climate policies, committing to 100% renewable energy in electricity generation by 2030 and ambitious targets on loss and damage. The announcement…
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