SEPTEMBER 6, 2019 BY LEANNEM
6 September 2019, Apia, Samoa – Environment Ministers from around the Pacific region met today in Apia, Samoa at the conclusion of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment (SPREP)’s 29th Meeting of Officials, to identify key priorities in relation to some of the most pressing environmental issues faced by the region.
SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 BY ANGELICAS
Waste Management and Pollution Control
4 September, 2019, Apia, Samoa – Unmanaged disaster waste can negatively impact the recovery efforts of countries affected by natural hazards. This was the key message expressed at a special side event held last night, where the draft Regional Disaster Waste Management Guidelines were presented to Pacific island delegates and officials at the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)’s 29th Meeting of Officials which opened in Apia.
SEPTEMBER 2, 2019 BY ANGELICAS
Island and Ocean Ecosystems
The 18th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES CoP18) convened in Geneva, Switzerland following the cancellation of the meeting in May in Sri Lanka in the aftermath of the deadly blasts on Easter Sunday that killed over 300 people.
AUGUST 20, 2019 BY LEANNEM
Environmental Monitoring and Governance
19 August 2019, Apia, Samoa - The regional Inform project is holding a meeting this week to review progress towards building national and regional capacity to improve environmental decision-making through strengthening planning and reporting in the Pacific.
You can access and view the document in the link provided as follows; files/docs/users/wbeti/160228_AmendmentstoEnvironmentAct_draft2.2(1).pdf
This call for public review submissions is open as of Friday 9th February 2018 and will close on Friday 30th March 2018.
Source: Environment & Conservation Division Communications