The preservation of the life we live on land through the integration of biodiversity into national policies. The Case of the Cook Islands.
Sep 1, 2015
“We have always lived in close proximity to our environment and it is excellent that we are integrating this important biodiversity aspect into our national frameworks,” highlighted one conference attendee.
Climate Change Storytelling Contest
Aug 28, 2015
Write your best climate change story and get an opportunity to join and cover COP21.
#MyClimateActionStory - Huega Detlef Isaia - Climate Warrior from Tokelau
Aug 21, 2015
Huega Detlef Isaia is a young climate warrior from Tokelau. He is a fisherman and the youngest member of the Taupulega (Council of Elders) in Nukunonu Village.
Samoa to Paris: Getting our story to COP21
Aug 20, 2015
UNDP Samoa has started something big. Something global. Something that will address climate change head on.And we hope to see many Samoans getting involved in the campaign called “Pole to Paris” – starting on August 24.
#MyClimateActionStory - Samantha Kwan - Climate Warrior from Samoa
Aug 19, 2015
#MyClimateActionStory Features Samantha Kwan, a young climate change warrior from Samoa making a difference.
Marshall Islands | Efficiency: How the Republic of the Marshall Islands increased theirs within energy generation
Aug 19, 2015
Efficiency is a keyword. Not only for companies, development agencies and governments but also for individuals and nature in general.
Kiribati | The Pacific way – turning coconuts into power
Aug 19, 2015
Coconut palms wave lazily yet happily at passers-by in the Central Pacific afternoon sun, providing a first insight into its own, century old, role in supporting the island lifestyle.
Cook Islands | Taking a chance by taking a stance
Aug 18, 2015
The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in partnership with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), has assisted the Cook Islands to achieve this important goal through the ‘Palmerston Island Solar PV-electrification Project,’ part of the larger on-going regional Pacific Island Greenhouse Gas Abatement through Renewable Energy Project (PIGGAREP) project.
Women’s political participation programme holds trainings in Apia
Aug 5, 2015
Journalists, students and potential political candidates took part in a number of trainings in Apia this week to help them play their part in increasing the number of women in parliament at the 2016 election.
Shouting it louder: Climate Change, UNDP Samoa MCO and Pole to Paris
Jul 15, 2015
Sometimes we are lucky enough to be given an opportunity to generate something new. To create something that will not only engage others, but will also inspire others. For a small group of young environmental and social scientists, this opportunity is the Pole to Paris initiative.