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Get Into Rugby Festival A First for Honiara

Get Into Rugby Festival A First for Honiara

The Get into Rugby National Tag Festival was officially launched on Tuesday 10th December 2019, at the Town Ground Stadium, Honiara.
Ms. Maryann Puia from the Solomon Islands, is a Pacific Island Represent activist, and the Awareness officer for Pacific Island Students Fighting Climate Change.

Youth Voices Echoed at COP25

Today the voices of youth activists from around the world are among the strongest forces calling for urgent climate action and climate justice in the Pacific.
“Vocus is incredibly proud to partner with the Australian Government on a project that will have a transformative social and economic impact on the people of Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea,” said Kevin Russell (pictured), group managing director and CEO of Vocus.

Vocus Completes AUS$136m Coral Sea Cable System

Vocus confirms the completion of the Coral Sea Cable System connecting Sydney, Honiara, Port Moresby and the Solomon Islands, making it ready for service.
Although Vanuatu is one of the least contributors of greenhouse gasses, the island nation has made a firm commitment in its Nationally Determined Contribution that by 2030 Vanuatu will have 100% of its electricity generated by renewable and sustainable energy.

Climate Change: the Greatest Threat to Achieving SDGs

For Vanuatu, climate change presents an existential threat to its cultural heritage, identity and fundamental human rights.
Lead negotiator for Solomon Islands, Dr. Melchior Mataki (R) also calls for the allocation of funding under the Global Environment Facility to increase the climate change focal area and for the co-financing arrangements to be revised to reduce the burden on developing countries.

"We Can Do Better Than This"

Solomon Islands, stands in solidarity with other Small Islands Developing States, in the climate change negotiations to avert a climate change crisis.