Tag Archives: Cook Islands

World Heritage in a Sea of Islands: Pacific 2009 Programme

World Heritage Papers 34 has just been released. It is a compilation of documents and papers relating to UNESCO’s Pacific 2009 Programme (2000-2009) and includes reports of regional consultations, expert papers, progress and monitoring reports. “Despite its extraordinary cultural and biological diversity, the Pacific … Continue reading

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Sexualities, Sexual Rights and HIV in PNG and the Pacific

Report by Dr Katherine Lepani and Professor Margaret Jolly. For three intensive days from July 11-13, a congregation of fifty-three scholars, activists, policy-makers, and practitioners met at ANU to exchange perspectives and engage in discussion on Sexualities, Sexual Rights and … Continue reading

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Pacific Energy Update 2012 (ADB)

This document provides an update of the existing 2012 portfolio of Pacific energy sector projects and a summary of requested assistance for 2013. Continue reading

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11th Festival of Pacific Arts: ‘Culture in Harmony with Nature’

From 1-14 July 2012, thousands of artists and performers from the region will gather in Honiara for the Pacific’s largest, most colourful and exciting cultural event. The 11th Festival of Pacific Arts will feature traditional and contemporary visual and performing arts – … Continue reading

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Update on ADB projects in the Pacific (30 April 2012)

The Asian Development Bank has just released new fact sheets for the following Pacific Island nations: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Indonesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tonga, … Continue reading

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Applications open: Australian Development and Australian Leadership Awards Scholarships (close 30 April 2012)

Applications are now open for Australian Development Scholarships and Australian Leadership Award Scholarships (facilitated through AusAID). Information about specific eligibility criteria are available for the following Pacific Island states: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, French Pacific Collectivities (New … Continue reading

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Revival of Maori Language Commission in the Cook Islands

In Celebration of International Mother Language Day (22 February) this year, Hon. Teariki Heather, the Cook Islands Minister of Culture announced the revival of “Te Kopapa Reo” or Te Reo Maori Commission (Maori Language Commission). Read more…

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Climate Change in the Pacific: Scientific Assessment and New Research

These publications are now available at: www.cawcr.gov.au/projects/PCCSP/publications.html Climate Change in the Pacific is a rigorously researched, peer-reviewed scientific assessment of the climate of the western Pacific region. Building on the Fourth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… … Continue reading

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Cook Islands

This advice has been reviewed and reissued. The overall level of the advice has not changed.
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