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Tuvalu picks Taiwan artist as 'Ambassador for Climate Emergency'

Tuvalu, Dec. 10 -- Taiwanese artist Vincent Huang has been tapped by Tuvalu's government as the South Pacific country's "Ambassador for Climate Emergency," it was reported on Tuesday (Dec. 10) by CNA.... Read More


Recognising Beijing imperils Taiwan allies' sovereignty: U.S official

Taiwan, Dec. 10 -- A U.S. State Department official warned Monday that allies of Taiwan who switch recognition to Beijing could be imperilling their sovereignty, citing risks such as debt and Chinese ... Read More


ACP countries faces existential threat due to climate change

Kenya, Dec. 10 -- Barbados Prime minister Mia Amor Mottley says Loss and Damage cannot simply be a footnote in the documents of the UN Climate Change negotiations - saying it must be real as Africa, C... Read More


ACP countries to defend unfair trade practice

Kenya, Dec. 10 -- The President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta said the Africa, Carribean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States will defend multilateral trading systems to protect the organisation from unfair tr... Read More


PNG pledged Euros 500,000 for the setting up of ACP Endowment Trust Fund

Kenya, Dec. 10 -- Papua New Guinea has pledged Euros 500,000 (US$553,000) for the setting up of the Africa, Carribean and Pacific (ACP) Endowment Trust Fund (ETF). The announcement was made at the 9t... Read More


Official counting of the Bougainville referendum to begin this afternoon

Papua, Dec. 9 -- The final stage of the scrutiny process, the counting of verified ballot papers, is set to begin this afternoon (Tuesday Buka time). All 249 ballot boxes have now been processed at t... Read More


Pacific church leader tells Scott Morrison 'each lump of coal is a nail in our coffins'

Spain, Dec. 9 -- The General Secretary for the Pacific Conference of Churches has told Scott Morrison that the coal industry is killing the Pacific region. The General Secretary of the Pacific Counci... Read More


Tackling Inequality in the 21st Century ? the Challenges and Potential Solutions

Fiji, Dec. 9 -- By Kanni Wignaraja Waves of protests have exploded around the world with people demonstrating against a range of problems, demanding an end to corruption, pushing for action on climat... Read More


Ambassador Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti elected new ACP Secretary General

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya The Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Council of Ministers has endorsed the appointment of Ambassador Georges Rebelo Pinto Chikoti, from Angola t... Read More


ACP ? EU relations is ripe for next level of engagement

Kenya, Dec. 9 -- By Pita Ligaiula in Nairobi, Kenya As the Cotonou Partnership Agreement runs towards its completion, it is clear that the ACP-European Union is ripe for the next level of engagement,... Read More