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EU “Walks the Talk” with Solar Grid System at its Samoa Office

02/09/14 - EU “Walks the Talk” with Solar Grid System at its Samoa Office

The European Union Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs today commissioned a grid solar photovoltaic system at the European Union office in Apia. The EUR37,500 (WST 114,875) system will generate an average of approximately 85 kilowatts per day and cover most if not all, of the office’s energy demand.

02/09/14 - EU Women's Theatre Discusses Family Violence

Heads of States from around the world got to hear first-hand about the impact of family violence on communities in the Solomon Islands. The EU-funded Stages of Change project uses community theatre to engage women and men in discussions about violence against women and girls; its subtle use of modern physical theatre and traditional Melanesian imagery has won over audiences around the Pacific, enabling communities to engage more openly with what has traditionally been an off-limits subject.