Vanuatu NGOs petition govt to follow up on West Papua outcomes

The Vanuatu Association of NGOs, or VANGO, has petitioned the government to issue a report to the Melanesian Spearhead Group on West Papua issues. VANGO wants the government to report on the outcome of the recent Pacific Island Forum summit…
Pacific govts ‘should consider seabed mining impacts’

THE Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisation (PIANGO) has cautioned Pacific Islands governments to recognise the risks of seabed mining on marine environments, cultures and livelihoods. PIANGO Executive Director Emele Duituturaga while reaffirming their position in the continued call for…

Pacific Island civil society says the Pacific Island Forum leaders must support Vanuatu’s effort to take the issue of West Papua to the UN. The executive director of the civil society umbrella group, PIANGO, or the Pacific Islands Association of…
Perpindahan penduduk, koalisi Pasifik diperlukan

Funafuti, Jubi – Saat ini adalah waktu yang tepat untuk membentuk koalisi besar antara para pemimpin Pasifik, agar bisa mengatasi persoalan migrasi dan perpindahan masyarakat akibat perubahan iklim, disimpulkan sebuah konferensi pekan lalu. Koalisi itu diharapkan tidak hanya mencakup Pemerintah Kepulauan…