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04 Dec 2018 description
report Government of Tonga

4th December, 2018 Regional journalists have been reminded that they play vital roles in keeping the public well informed with accurate, timely and appropriate weather information as the Pacific island countries cross the threshold of what is frequently known as the cyclone season.

That was the message shared by the High Commissioner of the Government of India to Fiji, Mr. Vishwas Sapkal while speaking at the opening of the weeklong workshop and media training in Nadi, Fiji.

15 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Tonga

15th August, 2017 Directors of national meteorological services and officials from the Pacific have convened in Honiara this week to attend the Pacific Meteorological Council Meeting (PMC) under the theme ‘Sustainable Weather, Ocean and Water Services for a Resilient Pacific’.

The meeting was officially opened by Solomon Islands Minister for Environment, Climate Change, Disaster Management and Meteorology Hon. Samuel Manetoali yesterday morning at the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency conference room.

10 Aug 2017 description
report Government of Tonga

Director of Meteorology under MEIDECC also the Vice President of the World Meteorological Organization and Regional Association V in the South West Pacific Mr. ‘Ofa Fa’anunu opened a Steering Committee Meeting on CREWS-Canada and Canada Projects in the Pacific, at Heritage Park Hotel, Honiara, in August 9th 2017.

16 Nov 2016 description
report Government of Tonga

16th November, 2016 - The creation of jobs, strengthening private sector engagement, mitigating and adapting to the effects of climate change and strengthened human rights and gender empowerment are a few of the impacts targeted through the new EU Pacific Regional Programme (RIP) under the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) for which the European Union makes available €166 million. Beneficiaries are the 15 Pacific Island Countries which have signed up to the Cotonou Partnership Agreement between the European Union (EU) and the African, Caribbean and Pacific.

26 Jul 2015 description
report Government of Tonga

24 July 2015: The First Pacific Ministerial Meeting on Meteorology held here in Nuku’alofa today has adopted 25 points they believe will ensure that National Meteorological and Hydrological Services (NMHSs) have the necessary capacity to support sustainable development in the region.