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Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

Published By   /  October 7, 2018  /  APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Green Fund, Human Rights, Jacinda Ardern, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific climate, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sustainability, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently addressed the UN General Assembly about the reality of climate change in the Pacific, and the threat inaction holds for the island nations. Maxine Jacobs reports for Asia Pacific Journalism that while climate and energy commentators welcome her leadership, they call for an even stronger “action” approach. New Zealand Prime […]

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Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

Published By   /  September 24, 2018  /  Accreditation, APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Barbara Dreaver, Climate, Donald Trump, Environment, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Indigenous, Media, Media Freedom, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, Press Freedom, Press Release, Reports, Text  /  Comments Off on Climate change and security big focus for Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru

Climate change is a major worry to the Pacific Islands and it was the major talking point at the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) earlier this month. Barbara Dreaver of Television New Zealand, who was detained and questioned in Nauru, talks to Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report. Two significant events happened at the 49th Pacific Islands […]

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Boe climate and security pact big step forward, but lacks a gender drive

Published By   /  September 21, 2018  /  APJS newsfile, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Boe Declaration, Climate, Climate gender, Environment, Featured, Gender, Global Warming, History, Human Rights, Images, Indigenous, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, natural disaster, natural disasters, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oxfam, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Science-Technology, Security, Text, Tsunami  /  Comments Off on Boe climate and security pact big step forward, but lacks a gender drive

The major item on the agenda at last week’s Pacific Islands Forum was climate change. However, a gender gap appears to be at play within climate change itself. Jessica Marshall reports for Asia Pacific Journalism. The content of the Boe Declaration, signed at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru earlier this month, is not widely […]

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Pacific Climate Warriors rise for global day of ‘urgent action’

Published By   /  September 7, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, climate warriors, Drought, Featured, Fiji, Global Warming, Heatwaves, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Climate Warriors, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific Voices, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination, Water shortages, Wildfires  /  Comments Off on Pacific Climate Warriors rise for global day of ‘urgent action’

West Papua advocates talk about climate change and human rights. Video: Human Rights Watch Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Pacific Islanders across the Pacific and within Pacific Island diaspora communities in Australia, New Zealand and the United States are joining more than 800 actions in 90 countries under the banner of Rise for Climate to demonstrate […]

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Indonesia risks ending up with a doomed ‘can’t-do’ climate plan

Published By   /  July 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Climate, Climate Change, COP23, Economics, Emissions, Environment, Forests, Fossil Fuels, Global, Global Warming, Indonesia, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nationally Determined Contribution, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Paris Agreement, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Sustainability, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Indonesia risks ending up with a doomed ‘can’t-do’ climate plan

By Warief Djajanto Basorie Three hundred schoolchildren from the greater Jakarta area sat on a red carpet covering the cavernous Soedjarwo auditorium—named to honour the country’s first forestry minister—at the Ministry of the Environment and Forestry in January this year. They were there to participate in the government-led Climate Festival; the theme was “Three Years […]

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Where were the Pacific activists and independent media at climate summit?

Published By   /  February 27, 2018  /  Analysis, Arts, climate activists, Climate Change, climate warriors, David Robie, Editor's Picks, Global Warming, Independent media, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, News Media, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Research  /  Comments Off on Where were the Pacific activists and independent media at climate summit?

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Where were the Pacific activists and independent media at climate summit? Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.PapuaNew Guinea’s Northern Province Governor Gary Juffa …he asked what about the climatechange activists and West Papuan advocates? Where were they? Image: DavidRobie/PMC By David Robie at […]

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Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco

Published By   /  February 10, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Disasters, Documentaries, Environment, Featured, Ferry disasters, Global Warming, Human Rights, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Shipping, Television  /  Comments Off on Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Foreign journalists ban over ferry disaster blamed on climate doco What if your country was swallowed by the sea? Kiribati (pop. 100,000) is one of the first countries that must confront the main existential dilemma of our time – imminent annihilation from sea-level rise. This documentary, […]

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Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence

Published By   /  November 25, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Atolls, Climate, Climate Change, COP23, Documentary, DW Documentary, Education, Environment, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Human Rights, Kiribati, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands Climate Action Network, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Kiribati – a Pacific ‘drowning paradise’ fighting for its existence DW Documentary reports on Kiribati’s struggle for survival with climate change. Video: DW DOCUMENTARY: By Markus Henssler Climate change and rising sea levels mean the island nation of Kiribati in the South Pacific is at […]

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Women must be at centre of global climate solutions, says Fiji minister

Published By   /  November 18, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Climate gender, COP23, Environment, Featured, Fiji, Gender, Gender empowerment, Global Warming, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Self Determination, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Women must be at centre of global climate solutions, says Fiji minister

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Women must be at centre of global climate solutions, says Fiji minister Minister Mereseini Vuniwaqa … “important to emphasise the traditional roles and functions women in the Pacific play”. Image: Mereoni Mili/Wansolwara By Mereoni Mili in Bonn, Germany It is important that women and girls […]

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OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda – Shamshad Akhtar

Published By   /  September 21, 2017  /  Analysis, Arts, Asia Pacific, Economics, Editor's Picks, Environment, Geopolitics, Global, Global Warming, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific, Pacific Region, Press Release, Sustainability, UNESCAP  /  Comments Off on OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda – Shamshad Akhtar

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda – Shamshad Akhtar Pacific islands Forum Countries. Image source: Forumsec.org. OPINION: Older persons key players in global development agenda By Shamshad Akhtar As the proportion of the older persons across the Asia-Pacific region increases exponentially, we […]

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