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24th September 2019 The Government of Tonga will continue to work on commitments to the Paris Agreement as the Pacific island countries push for more action on climate change.
August 14th, 2019 – The Department of Climate Change in cooperation with United States Agency for International Development (USAID) called into session its third installment of the National Climate Change Donor Roundtable, discussing Climate Change Initiatives in Tonga and its linkages to national, regional and international policy instruments as well as highlighting the firs
GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) Project Monitoring and Evaluation Training
21st May, 2019 A one week training on Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) for participants from government ministries, NGO’s and private sectors is currently underway at Moulton Hall, Nuku’alofa. The training is hosted by the GIZ Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) Project of the Department of Climate Change (MEIDECC).
18th October 2018 The Department of Climate Change in cooperation with EU-GIZ ACSE and GCF Readiness Programme called into session its second installment of the National Climate Change Donor Roundtable, discussing Climate Change Initiatives in Tonga and its linkages to national, regional and international policy instruments as well as highlighting the close out of Joint National Action
6 April, 2017, Nuku'alofa, Tonga - The Whales in a Changing Ocean Conference closed on a high note today with 11 countries signing on to the Pacific Islands Year of the Whale Declaration.
05th April, 2017 The first enhanced High Level Political Dialogue between the Kingdom of Tonga and the European Union under Article 8 of the ACP-EU Partnership (Cotonou) Agreement was held in Nuku’alofa.
28th March, 2017 A three-day consultation workshop hosted by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Food is underway at Tungi Colonade Conference Room aiming to finalize the Food Bill 2017 and Food Regulations 2017.
On Wednesday, 21stSeptember 2016 the Office of the UN Secretary General hosted a one-hour special event for the Paris Agreement in the margins of the high-level week of the seventy-first session of the General Assembly at the United Nations Headquarter in New York.
“An Inclusive Participatory Approach towards a Blue-Green Economy” – Tonga National Dialogue on Green Growth
His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Tupouto’a ‘Ulukalala officiated a two half day national dialogue on Green Growth at the Loumaile Conference Room, Nuku’alofa convened today, Tuesday 1st and Wednesday 2nd November, 2016.
10th October 2016 The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has announced that as at Wednesday, 5 October 2016, 74 Parties (countries) to the Convention accounting in total for 58.82 per cent of the total global greenhouse gas emissions have deposited their instruments of ratification, acceptance or approval.
30th September 2016 Tonga’s Prime Minister, Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva was among the leaders of the world, who have deposited their country’s legal instruments of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession to the Agreement, to the Secretary General of the United Nations, Mr.