EU provides Vt 1.5 billion to aid fight against gender inequality and violence

The fight against gender inequality and violence in our region gets a Vt 1.5 billion boost. File photo: Creative Commons/DFAT

The fight against gender inequality and violence in our region gets a Vt 1.5 billion boost. File photo: Creative Commons/DFAT

The European Union and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat have signed a financial agreement to fight gender inequality and gender violence in the Pacific. Over US$15 million (Vt 1.5 billion) has been Read the rest of this entry »

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Vt 21 million missing from EU-funded energy project on Ambae

European Union flag. Photo: Håkan Dahlström/Flickr Creative Commons

Daily Post‘s page 1 headline today: “Investigation Demanded… Ambae EU aid project scandal gets attention of Euro-MPs”. Vt 21 million of the funds for the the EU-ACP Copra Oil Energy Generation Project on Ambae have allegedly been embezzled or mis-spent. Read the rest of this entry »


Vanuatu building resilience in rural economy; reconciliation a common theme for communities

Planting crops in Tanoliu, Efate. Photo: UN

Vanuatu and partners developing the ‘productive sector’: Planting crops in Tanoliu, Efate. Photo: UN

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European Union and New Zealand give Vt2.5B assistance for agriculture and cyclone recovery

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully, PM Salwai and EU Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development Neven Mimica signing the joint declaration on sustainable agriculture yesterday. Photo: @EUPasifika/Twitter

New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully, PM Salwai and EU Commissioner for International Co-operation and Development Neven Mimica signing the joint declaration on sustainable agriculture yesterday. Photo: @EUPasifika/Twitter

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Canoe Festival for Luganville; Cyclone Pam recovery, climate change on EU/NZ agenda

Sailing canoes on Havannah Harbour, 1891. Photo: JW Lindt

Self-sufficient: Sailing canoes on Havannah Harbour, 1891. Photo: JW Lindt

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Rice growing trials prove successful; Public servants get training in auditing for greater accountability

Rice field. Photo: Quentar/Wikimedia Commons

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Vanuatu’s information technology sector on display at ICT Days; VBTC to tax imported TVs and radios to raise revenue

Vanuatu ICT Days

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