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Universal Children’s Day: Pacific Children are on the front line of climate change

Universal Children’s Day 2015 is an opportunity to reflect on a year of huge significance for children in the Pacific. September saw the launch of a new global development agenda which sets out a road map based on 17 Sustainable Development Goals to take us to 2030. There may be 17 goals to work towards but they all have the same aim – ensuring a better future for today’s children and generations to come. For the first time, Goal 13 also puts climate action firmly in its sights, global recognition of the very real threats posed by climate change. Continue reading

Pacific youth to discuss and plan the future they want

Fijian youth with the President of Fiji, His Excellency, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau at the opening of the workshopThirty young Pacific islanders aged from 12 to 30 years old gathered in Nadi to discuss issues close to their heart and envision the future they want. The President of Fiji, His Excellency, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, opened the five day workshop supported by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), United Continue reading