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Thursday, August 9th, 2018


Regionalism experts recommend Pacific Leaders act on childhood obesity

Dame Meg Taylor

APIA, Samoa – August 9, 2018: 3.03pm (PIFS): The Pacific Islands Forum’s Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism has recommended that Forum Leaders reinvigorate their commitment to addressing non-communicable diseases in the region, with a specific focus on childhood obesity.

One month to major international climate mobilisation


SUVA, Fiji – August 9, 2018: 2.55pm (350 PACIFIC): As climate impacts accelerate people across five continents will take part in the Rise for Climate mobilisation to showcase real climate leadership in hundreds of creative actions taking place ahead of the Global Climate Action Summit.

China’s Pacific aid dominance overstated


SYDNEY, Australia – August 9, 2018: 12.50pm (RNZ PACIFIC): Australian think-tank, the Lowy Institute, has crunched seven years of data covering 13,000 projects in 14 Pacific countries.