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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signing of Grant Agreement with Tonga: Introduction of disaster preparedness system to the second-highest disaster risk country in the world

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Climate, Climate Change, English, Environment, Government of Japan, Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Tonga, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Signing of Grant Agreement with Tonga: Introduction of disaster preparedness system to the second-highest disaster risk country in the world

Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency signing ceremony On June 21, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Kingdom of Tonga, in Nuku’alofa, to provide grant aid of up to 2.836 billion yen forthe Project for E-Customs and National Single Window for Customs Modernization. The project will provide, […]

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MIL-OSI United Nations: Extreme Weather Events, Armed Conflict’s Impact on Children Take Centre Stage as Economic and Social Council Continues Humanitarian Affairs Segment

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  24-7, Africa, Aid, Budget, China, Climate, Climate Change, Cyclone, Economy, Education, English, Entertainment, Exploration, Fiji, Fisheries, Germany, Global Bodies, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, International Criminal Court, International Law, Investment, Iraq, Justice, Latin America, law, Media Intelligence, Middle East, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - United Nations, Mining, NATO, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Peoples Republic Of China, Police, Republic of Korea, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Switzerland, Syria Conflict, Technology, Theme/Humanitarian issues, Tonga, Trade, Type of Document/Meetings Coverage, UN Bodies/Economic and Social Council, United Kingdom, United Nations, United States of America, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI United Nations: Extreme Weather Events, Armed Conflict’s Impact on Children Take Centre Stage as Economic and Social Council Continues Humanitarian Affairs Segment

Source: United Nations 4 Prompt and effective action was key to addressing the sweeping impact of armed conflict on children as well as the myriad effects of climate change on the most vulnerable sectors of society, speakers said today as the Economic and Social Council continued its humanitarian affairs segment. Held under the theme “Restoring […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

By   /  June 21, 2018  /  1. Home Page article, 24-7, Agriculture/Horticulture, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, College of Sciences, Commerce, Education, English, Massey University, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Open Source Intel, Research, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tonga  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: Modelling volcanoes that “collapse without warning”

Source: Massey University Dr Gabor Kereszturi A new joint-research project from Massey University, University of Canterbury and GNS Science is looking to forecast, for the first time, the hazards associated with collapsing volcanoes, that could save infrastructure and lives. Project leader Dr Gabor Kereszturi from Massey University says New Zealand currently does not have a […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Green Climate Fund Readiness Preparatory Support Programme Launches Consultation & Awareness Programs in Vava’u

By   /  June 20, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Banking and Finance, Climate, Climate Change, English, fish, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Green Climate Fund Readiness Preparatory Support Programme Launches Consultation & Awareness Programs in Vava’u

Source: Tonga Government 20th June 2018 The Tonga Green Climate Fund Readiness and Preparatory Support Programme (GCF-RPSP) under the Department of Climate Change, MEIDECC together with the Joint National Action Plan (JNAP) Taskforce was conducted a three days consultation and awareness programs in Vava’u from 18-20 June 2018 at Petani Hall, Neiafu Vava’u. The consultation […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tonga hosts UN regional meeting to review programme of action for small islands in the Pacific

By   /  June 19, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government, United Kingdom  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Tonga hosts UN regional meeting to review programme of action for small islands in the Pacific

Source: Tonga Government 19th June 2018 Officials from small island developing States in the Pacific region are meeting in the Tongan capital Nuku’alofa to review progress in implementing the SAMOA Pathway*; the dedicated programme of action for small island developing States (SIDS). In declaring the meeting open this morning, the Prime Minister of Tonga, Hon. […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICPD Implementation in the Pacific: SAMOA Pathway Actions in Health, Gender, Youth and Partnerships

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Economy, Education, English, Fiji, Health, Human Rights, Immigration, Investment, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government, Trade  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: ICPD Implementation in the Pacific: SAMOA Pathway Actions in Health, Gender, Youth and Partnerships

Source: Tonga Government 18th June, 2018 More than 10 government officials from the Pacific Small Island States (SIDS) and development partners attended the Pacific Small Island Developing States Regional Preparatory Meeting on the Mid-Term review of the SIDS Accelerated Modalities of Action (SAMOA) Pathway, at Tanoa International Dateline Hotel. Among the priorities of the SAMOA Pathway […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fatal hit and run

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, English, MIL OSI, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Police, Polynesia, Tonga, Tonga Government  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: Fatal hit and run

Source: Tonga Government 18th June 2018 Police have arrested a 22-year-old man from Fua’amotu in relation to the death of a   52 year-old man from Tatakamotonga early Friday night 15 June, 2018 at around 8:35pm. The suspect was travelling north heading to Tatakamotonga on Taupi Road when he hit the deceased who was riding his […]

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MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: JICA President Holds Talks With Heads of Pacific Island Countries at PALM 8

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Aid, APEC, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC), Asia Pacific Region, Australia, Climate, Climate Change, Culture, Education, English, Fiji, fish, Fisheries, Government of Japan, Immigration, Japan, Japan International Cooperation Agency, Melanesia, MIL OSI, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Region, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tourism, Trade, United Kingdom, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI Asia-Pacific: JICA President Holds Talks With Heads of Pacific Island Countries at PALM 8

Source: Japan International Cooperation Agency JICA President Shinichi Kitaoka held talks with the heads of 13 countries at the 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM8) held in Iwaki, Fukushima prefecture, on March 18-19. In these meetings at PALM 8, they discussed JICA’s work in their countries, rolling out support measures from PALM 8, and how […]

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MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

By   /  June 18, 2018  /  24-7, Analysis, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Climate, Climate Change, Commerce, Defence, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiji, Front page, Hawaii, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Intelligence, International Law, Justice, law, Legal, Legal Issues, Media, Media Intelligence, Media Law, Melanesia, Micronesia, MIL OSI, Mining, New Zealand, Oceania, Open Source Intel, Pacific, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Polynesia, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Security, Self Determination, Solomon Islands, Special Report, Technology, Tertiary Education, Tonga, Trade, Weather  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI New Zealand: ‘We cannot footnote our way to freedom’

Source: Pacific Media Centre Analysis published with permission of PMC The Pacific Media Centre’s Dr Sylvia C. Frain talks to human rights lawyer Julian Aguon, who recently won a landmark case in the Guam Supreme Court upholding the separation of powers doctrine, on issues ranging from law school and social justice to indigenous peoples and […]

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MIL-OSI USA: Murkowski’s Work Protects People and Lands

By   /  June 16, 2018  /  Aid, america, Americas, Aviation, Budget, Business, Commerce, Economy, Education, English, Environment, Exploration, Fiscal Updates, fish, Gas, Health, India, Investment, MIL OSI, NATO, Open Source Intel, Police, Resource Exploitation, Resource Exploration, Tonga, Tourism, Trade, United States, United States of America, United States Senate, United States Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski, USA, Wildlife  /  Comments Off on MIL-OSI USA: Murkowski’s Work Protects People and Lands

Source: United States Senator for Alaska Lisa Murkowski 06.15.18 Interior Appropriations Bill Supports Wildfire Prevention, Safety Initiatives, and Land Cleanup Through her Chairmanship of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) worked to fund initiatives for Alaska through the Fiscal Year 2019 Interior Appropriations bill. Murkowski’s bill provides the […]

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