For Clean Islands and a Clean Ocean in the Pacific, Start with Solid Waste Management
Solid waste challenges in the Pacific must be addressed at the island, regional, and ocean level.
Protect The Poor When Fighting Money Laundering in the Pacific
The risk of “de-risking” – the process of international banks disassociating from financial partners, such as small remittance providers and local banks – is that it could push people out of the financial system completely.
It’s Time to Get Smart with Pacific Ports
Harnessing advanced smart port technologies can enhance physical and economic resilience of “lifeline” ports in the Pacific.
In the Remote Atolls of the Pacific, Women Struggle for Basic Resources
The immense distance between islands in the Pacific creates challenges for accessing resources, particularly for women. Targeted policies, tailored for their needs, are required.
The Ghost Gear that Haunts the World’s Oceans
Lost or discarded fishing gear has become a growing menace in our oceans, killing sea life and contributing to plastic pollution that threatens humans as well.
COVID-19 Has Created Digital Opportunities in the Pacific
The pandemic is changing consumer behavior and expectations in the Pacific, particularly when it comes to using digital tools for financial transactions.
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Key to Pacific’s Ongoing COVID Strategy
Pacific island nations have been among the top performers worldwide in controlling COVID-19. A greater emphasis on water, sanitation and hygiene practices will help continue that success.
In the Pacific, COVID-19 is Changing the Way We Think About Waste Management
The pandemic is producing more household waste and increased amounts of dangerous medical waste. We need to manage these changes for our immediate safety and for the long-term welfare of our communities.
Are Pacific Power Utilities Ready for the Impact of COVID-19?
In the fragile energy scenario of small Pacific islands, contingency plans are crucial to keep the lights on during a crisis.
Dual Threat in the Pacific: COVID-19 and Natural Hazards
The pandemic demonstrates that disasters are triggered by multidimensional risks and hazards, and that a country’s approach to urban resilience needs to be multifaceted.