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”.
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Judith Beth Cefkin (61) is to become the next United States Ambassador to Fiji covering Tonga, Kiribati, Tuvalu and Nauru.
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.
Tonga is the world’s most overweight country, according to a study published yesterday by a well-known medical journal, The Lancet.
Trade ministers from around the region will attend the Pacific Forum Trade Ministers tomorrow 28 May in Tarawa, Kiribati.
A regional cold storage facility for vaccines has been established in Nadi, Fiji, donated by the New Zealand Government.
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.
The Republic of Kiribati and the United States have signed a boundary treaty delimiting the waters between their two countries.
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.