For inclusivity and equality, the State of Kosrae takes a step forward in the disability accessibility programme

New Disability Law for Kosrae State to enhance protection of persons with disabilities

New Disability Law for Kosrae State to enhance protection of persons with disabilities   For many nights, sleep eluded Isao Mike from Kosrae State in the Federated States of Micronesia. Racked with great concern for his child living with a…

Flipping the Switch: Affordable, Reliable and Renewable energy solutions for the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, we globally emit around 50 billion tonnes of CO2e each year. This is more than 40% higher than emissions in 1990, an increase from 35 billion tonnes. Human activity is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other global warming…

Red Alert for Blue Planet and Small Island States

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission. 

Contextual data of PILNA 2018 throws new light on Pacific education

The contextual data of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2018 was cause for excitement for education representatives at a workshop on PILNA 2018 data earlier this month.

PILNA 2018 Data Workshop Opening Remarks by EQAP Director Dr Michelle Belisle

Opening remarks by Educational Quality & Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle Good morning and a warm welcome to all of you as we begin our very first Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment, or PILNA, data workshop.…

Federated States of Micronesia’s Pohnpei State set to implement landmark Family Safety Bill

Key government and civil society stakeholders met in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) from 15-16 November to prepare the implementation plan for the landmark Pohnpei Family Safety Bill, passed by the Ninth Pohnpei Legislature on 7…

Pacific Community announces Regional Director for Micronesia

Pacific Community Regional Director, Micronesia – Lara Studzinski The Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga has announced the appointment of Lara Studzinski as the

Zoom - Three countries work together to reduce fossil fuel use

Martin Chang looks inside the Nanpil Hydro Plant in Pohnpei, part of an SPC-implemented project involving Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Palau Setting up an initiative to improve access to electricity and reduce the use of fossil…

Zoom - Seawall safeguard for Awak Elementary School

When the people of Awak in the Federated States of Micronesia found their school was under threat from rising sea levels, they made it a priority to solve the problem Awak Elementary School provides education for six villages, serving a total…
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