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Thursday 6 April 2017
Suva, Fiji
Accessing and using global climate financing from sources such as the Green Climate Fund and other multilateral and bilateral funds, provides an opportunity for Pacific governments to scale up National Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation activities, including Tonga.
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Wednesday 15 February 2017
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new climate change adaptation project for Tonga, likely to cost more than $40m in grant financing, is expected to be submitted to the Green Climate Fund (GCF) board for approval in June.
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Monday 21 November 2016

Vaini, Tongatapu, Tonga
An Eco-tourism project, Vai ko Felefonu (Felefonu Pool) in Vaini was officially launched by the Acting Prime Minister, Lord Ma’afu and his son Hon. Tevita 'Unga last Friday, 18 November, after the area received a $70,000 make-over. The project has provided a landscaped space that can be used for the selling of handicrafts by women and youth interested in tourism activities.
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Thursday 20 October 2016
Nadi, Fiji
A US$7.5 million Regional Disaster Resilience project, under a partnership between Russia and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) was launched on 17 October in Nadi. The Regional Disaster Resilience in the Pacific Small Island Developing States (RESPAC) Project will cover 14 countries including Tonga.
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Monday 20 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The new Secretary General for the United Nations in 2017 has to be able to help the UN step up to the challenges, and women have to be part of the solutions, says the UNDP head, Helen Clark, who left Tonga today at the end of a Pacific islands visit.
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Monday 20 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Pacific is on the global frontlines of the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases and the time has come for action with deadlines to reverse the crisis without delay, regional leaders heard at the opening of the Pacific Non-Communicable Diseases Summit in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, this morning.
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Monday 20 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The United Nations Development Program Administrator Helen Clark arrived in Tonga on Saturday and will deliver the keynote address at the inaugural Pacific Non Communicable Diseases Summit in Nuku'alofa this morning. The NCD Summit (20-22 June) will be opened by King Tupou VI.
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Wednesday 1 June 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A report on Climate Financing and Risk Governance Assessment CFRGA for Tonga, was launched by Tatafu Moeaki, the CEO for Tonga’s Ministry of Finance and National Planning, at the Fa’onelua Convention Centre, Monday 30 May.
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Monday 13 April 2015
Almost one month after Cyclone Pam came through the archipelago of Vanuatu, the Government-led response is in urgent need of funding to continue basic humanitarian relief efforts such as food, safe drinking water and shelter.
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Tuesday 16 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The establishment of a regional media self-regulation model is supported by media industry employees from 11 Pacific Island countries.
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Monday 6 October 2014
Parliament Week

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s first Parliament Week with a theme 'Our Parliament' opened today aimed at furthering the knowledge of the public, including students, on how parliament works and the role it plays in governing the country.
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Thursday 28 November 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new report states that Tonga is the fourth most over-weight country in the world, and that Non-Communicable Diseases such as cardiovascular diseases, neoplasms and diabetes are a leading cause of adult death, while data showed that 36 percent of Tongan boys and 54 percent of Tongan girls were over-weight or obese. Death rates in the most productive age groups are three times higher than in Australia and New Zealand
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Wednesday 4 September 2013
New York, USA.
The new Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific at the United Nations Development Programme, Haoliang Xu, says it is time to have an honest dialogue with some of its government partners so that they see UNDP, not as a donor, but rather as a trusted development partner: “If we don’t find a breakthrough in this regard, UNDP’s potential to add value to their national development agenda cannot be fully materialized.”
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Monday 29 April 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new donor-funded programme aims to develop the skills of parliamentarians in order to improve law-making processes in Tonga and to strengthen the ability of the government to build democracy.
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Wednesday 26 September 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga High School and 'Atenisi Institute were the winners of the Youth in Business Challenge 2012 during a Final Awards ceremony at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall, on Tuesday September 25.
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Friday 23 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga celebrated the United Nation's International Day of Peace on Wednesday evening September 21 with the launching of a new Tonga committee for Capacity for Peace and Development (CPAD) in conjunction with the United Nation Development Program.
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Friday 18 September 2009
Suva, Fiji
International Right to Know Day was established by access to information advocates from around the globe. It was first celebrated on 28 September 2003, and 2009 will see the 7th International Right to Know Day. The aim of Right to Know Day is to raise awareness of every individual's right of access to government-held information: the right to know how elected officials are exercising power and how the tax-payers' money is being spent.
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