Tag Archives: Tuvalu

The State of Pacific Towns and Cities: Urbanization in ADB’s Pacific Developing Member Countries

This report investigates urbanization trends across the 14 Pacific developing member countries of the Asian Development Bank. It examines the history of Pacific urbanization, current state of infrastructure and service provision within urban areas, and… Continue reading

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Pacific Conceptual Frameworks (Family Services, NZ)

The Department of Family and Community Services (NZ) has just released A Cultural Framework for addressing violence in Fijian families in New Zealand. This is the latest document in the Pacific Conceptual Framework series which aims to explain meanings of … Continue reading

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2012 ARC Laureates, Future Fellows… and Pacific research

The Pacific Institute at the ANU would like to recognise the significant effort of all academic and support staff who participated in ARC rounds in 2012 and congratulate all recipients of these awards. This post lists 2012 ARC Laureates 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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Jobs: Coastal Community Adaptation Project, Fiji

Roles for a Development Outreach Coordinator, Civil/Environmental Engineer, and a Community Liaison Specialist for an anticipated five-year USAID Coastal Community Adaptation Program (C-CAP) that will support district and community-level climate change adaptation interventions in nine to eleven Pacific Island countries. The objective … Continue reading

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Pacific cultural mapping, planning and policy reports

The cultural mapping report for Tuvalu has just been released. This and related reports build on a Cultural Mapping, Planning and Policy Workshop conducted for members of the Council for Pacific Arts and Culture in March 2010 and supported by … 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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Turaluralu Tuvalu: weathering change in Oceania (Exhibition)

Photographic Exhibition by Dr Josh Wodak. Opening 6pm Tuesday May 22, Foyer Gallery, ANU School of Art by Dr Martyn Jolly, Head of Photography and Media Arts, ANU School of Art. Turaluralu Tuvalu is an exhibition of landscape and seascape photographs concerning … Continue reading

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Pacific tilting west to PNG – and Super Power rivalry

A new post by Prof. Wadan Narsey (USP) to AUT’s Pacific Scoop. For more articles by Prof. Narsey, see the Fiji section of ANU’s SSGM Program.

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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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UK Commonwealth Shared Scholarships for Developing Countries (close 31 May)

CSS are for Masters by coursework only.

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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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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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