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Call for proposals: Strengthening the Civil Society in Promoting Human Rights and Development in Fiji

05/12/2014 - Call for proposals: Strengthening the Civil Society in Promoting Human Rights and Development in Fiji

The Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific is seeking proposals for strengthening the civil society and promoting Human Rights and development in Fiji with financial assistance from the thematic programme ‘civil society organizations and local authorities’ and European Instrument for Democracy and Human Rights (EIDHR).

Kiribati, the EU and SPC partner to ensure  clean water and safe sanitation in atoll communities

04/11/2014 - Kiribati, the EU and SPC partner to ensure clean water and safe sanitation in atoll communities

The European Union, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Government of Kiribati yesterday formalised a 3.3 Million Euro (4.75 Million AUD) partnership that is expected to increase access to safe water and sanitation in 35 villages in Kiribati's Gilbert Islands.

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Sustainable Management of Globally Important Sites for Biodiversity in the Pacific

Sustainable Management of Globally Important Sites for Biodiversity in the Pacific

Sites of global biodiversity importance (important bird areas) were identified though field research. The sustainable management of the sites was promoted by local NGO partners in Fiji, New Caledonia, French Polynesia and Palau.

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23/12/14 - JOINT STATEMENT BY CANADA AND THE EUROPEAN UNION ON ACCESS TO THE EUROPEAN UNION OF SEAL PRODUCTS FROM INDIGENOUS COMMUNITIES OF CANADA pdf - 45 KB [45 KB]

Having regard to the values, interests, culture, and traditions of indigenous communities; Recognising that the hunting of seals by indigenous communities of Canada has been an integral part of their tradition, culture, and identity since time immemorial and that they rely on the seal hunt for the direct necessities of life and to sustain their communities economically through the income it generates; Recalling that the European Union's regulations on trade in seal products seek to ensure that the fundamental economic and social interests of indigenous communities which hunt seals for their subsistence will not be adversely affected;

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