Additional funding for aviation projects currently underway in Tonga and Kiribati under the Pacific Aviation Investment Program, was approved today by the World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors. The Program is delivering essential upgrades to runways, terminal infrastructure and air traffic control management systems, along with sector reform in the Pacific.
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Thursday 10 March 2016
Washington D.C., U.S.A
Monday 19 October 2015
Kiribati hosts Pacific Island representatives to discuss hazard waste management this week, October 19-22 as part of the PacWaste project.
Thursday 13 August 2015
South Tarawa, Kiribati
Kiribati President Anote Tong today, 13 August 2015 called for a global and immediate moratorium on all new coal mines and coal mine expansions, and has called on all State leaders to back his call to action in the lead up to the Paris climate talks in December.
Thursday 20 November 2014
The Pacific is tied with the Sub- Saharan Africa region as having the lowest level of improved sanitation coverage in the world, it was noted yesterday, 19 November, on the United Nation’s second “World Toilet Day”.
Monday 13 October 2014
Washington D.C, USA
Judith Beth Cefkin (61) is to become the next United States Ambassador to Fiji covering Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru.
Tuesday 10 June 2014
Development partners are being asked to channel Aid for Trade resources through a regional trade and development facility that now has ten Pacific Islands as signatories.
Friday 30 May 2014
Tonga is the world’s most overweight country, according to a study published yesterday by a well-known medical journal, The Lancet.
Tuesday 27 May 2014
Trade ministers from around the region will attend the Pacific Forum Trade Ministers tomorrow 28 May in Tarawa, Kiribati.
Monday 5 May 2014
A regional cold storage facility for vaccines has been established in Nadi, Fiji, donated by the New Zealand Government.
Friday 7 March 2014
The European Commission last week has announced that free-visa travel will soon be granted for nationals from 19 third-world countries, including ten Pacific Island countries.
Sunday 8 September 2013
Majuro, Marshall Islands
The Republic of Kiribati and the United States have signed a boundary treaty delimiting the waters between their two countries.
Wednesday 30 May 2007
Kiribati President, The Honourable Anote Tong has been presented with an Outstanding Conservation Leadership Award by Conservation International (CI) in recognition of his global leadership in protected areas with the declaration of the Phoenix Islands Protected Area (PIPA) in March 2006.