Tag Archives: French Polynesia

World Humanitarian Summit Regional Consultation for the Pacific, Auckland, New Zealand

World Humanitarian Summit pictureThe WHS regional Consultation for the Pacific was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 30 June to 2 July 2015. It was hosted by the Government of New Zealand and co-chaired by the Governments of Australia and New Zealand along with the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA). In the spirit of the summit’s multi-stakeholder approach, the meeting brought together more than 140 participants from Continue reading

Dengue Outbreak in the South Pacific

Dengue virus serotype 3 has recently re-emerged in several countries and territories in the South Pacific after nearly 20 years. The number of cases is expected to continue to increase in the coming months in many places including Fiji, French Polynesia and Kiribati, while a large outbreak in Solomon Islands is winding down. Continue reading

United Nations & New Zealand continue support for Tokelau

Nukunonu Atoll seaside, one of the regions of the world, vulnerable to the impact of the climate change. 24 October 2007 Nukunonu Atoll, TokelauThe terms of the text on Tokelau would have the General Assembly acknowledge the 2008 decision of the General Fono that said that consideration of any future act of self-determination by Tokelau would be deferred. It would also note that Tokelau and New Zealand remained firmly committed to Tokelau’s ongoing development for the long-term benefit of its people. Continue reading