February 3, 2021

Nauru: One of the 17 Global Champions Announced for UN High-level Dialogue on Energy

Brazil, China, Colombia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, Germany, India, Japan, Kenya, Mauritius, Nauru, the Netherlands, Pakistan, the Russian Federation, Spain, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom will serve as Global Champions for the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy.
February 3, 2021

The Future of Tourism Coalition and Tourism Declares collaborate on climate action blueprint for Destination

The blueprint will combine the frameworks, tools, best practice and resources required for destinations to deliver action plans that align tourism with the need to reduce global emissions by at least half by 2030 and keep global warming within 1.5°C
February 3, 2021

Plastic Waste Free Islands project launches zero plastic waste toolkits for the tourism sector in Small Island Developing States

As part of IUCN’s Plastic Waste Free Islands project which promotes circular economy actions that demonstrate effective, quantifiable solutions to addressing plastic leakage from Small Island Developing States (SIDS), Searious Business is launching three zero plastic waste toolkits designed for hospitality, tour and cruise companies working in SIDS
January 27, 2021

British High Commissioner Optimistic About 2021 Projects

The British High Commission is ready to kickstart planning and implementing projects earmarked for 2021.
January 27, 2021

Vanuatu Launches Campaign to Support Post-pandemic Sustainable Tourism

In an innovative response to the COVID-19 pandemic, which brought global tourism to a halt in March 2020, the marketing agency for Vanuatu’s Department of Tourism, the ‘Vanuatu Tourism Office,’ launched a campaign to encourage tourists to return to the country once travel restrictions are lifted.
January 25, 2021

Vanuatu to Benefit from Israeli Agricultural Trainings

Vanuatu is among the Pacific Island countries that will benefit from Agriculture Trainings conducted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem. “Following the Pacific Leaders’ […]
January 14, 2021

Climate change: Kiwi-led study finds terrifying tipping point possibly only 20 years away

When the results of his latest research into carbon emissions came in, Louis Schipper sat back in his chair and just stared.
January 12, 2021

Sustainable tourism: Why the future of travel is getting greener

It feels like a lifetime ago that locals in tourist-saturated areas complained of cramped infrastructure and unwelcome intrusion into their local culture. And when travel resumes, hopefully […]
December 30, 2020

Amid pandemic, Pacific Islands Work To Offset Food Shortages

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Coronavirus infections have barely touched many of the remote islands of the Pacific, but the pandemic’s fallout has been enormous, disrupting the […]
December 24, 2020

UN and Pacific Tourism Organisation host roundtable on sustainable tourism and COVID-19 recovery

The United Nations [UN] in partnership with the Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)] Monday hosted a roundtable dedicated to the theme of ‘Restarting Sustainable Tourism in the […]
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