#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.
Resilient Coast: Climate Change and coastal living in Samoa
Jun 4, 2015
The majority of Samoans live by the sea. They rely on nature for their food, water and livelihood.
Sowing Our Future: Green Organic Farming for Youth in Poutasi & Saleilua
May 24, 2015
Revitalizing School Gardens for Sustainable Food and Nutrition Security, Income Earning and for Healthy Ecosystems and learning through Youth Volunteerism in Samoa.
Communities get involved in climate change workshop
Mar 20, 2015
The Samoa Tourism Authority hosted a workshop this week with technical guidance from the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE). The workshop is a part of the ‘Enhancing the resilience of tourism reliant communities to Climate Change risks’-project, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Solomon Islands enables internet with solar power
Feb 4, 2015
Can you imagine a day in the office without internet or access to emails? This is the reality in many Pacific Islands states. Now Solomon Islands is changing this – through solar power.