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    24-Sep-2019
    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.
    14-Aug-2019
    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
    21-May-2019
    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).
    02-May-2019
    02th May 2019  Working with communities is critical to ensure that climate resilience and disaster risk reduction programs we want implemented do work, Tonga’s Manu Manuofetau  said at the first  Pacific Resilience Meeting here in Suva this afternoon.
    09-Apr-2019
    Matangi Tonga Online, 8th April 2019
    A group of students from Cornell University, an Ivy League research university in Ithaca, New York, were in Nuku’alofa last week to look at the impact of climate change in Tonga as part of their Spring break workshop focusing on the Pacific.
    06-Apr-2019
    Matangi Tonga Online, 6th April 2019.
    “When we cut down a tree it is important to plant a new one,” Crown Prince Haakon of Norway said after planting a mangrove seedling in the swampy coastline of ‘Ahau village in Western Tongatapu today.
    His delegation recognised that the Pacific islands region is one of the areas of the world most affected by climate change.
    18-Oct-2018
    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
    04-Oct-2017
    The Prime Minister Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva today has officially marked the new site to replace the existing Niu’ui Hospital, in Pangai, Ha’apai.
    04-Oct-2017
    The Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC) has successfully established theHihifo Coastal Committee under the EU funded GIZ ACSE Project on Friday last week during a stakeholders meeting with representatives from the six coastal communities of Fo’ui, Ha’avakatolo, Kolovai, ‘Ahau, Kanokupolu and Ha’atafuheld at
    04-Oct-2017
    “The pollution on this planet has never been worse. The impact on our people has never been more deadly. But the time to fix it has never been better.”
     – Mr Ibrahim Thiaw, Deputy Executive Director, UN Environment at the opening of the BRS-Triple COP on 24 April, 2017.
    04-Oct-2017
    13 April 2017, Tonga - The government of Tonga, with support from the United Nations Development Programme-UN Environment National Adaptation Plan Global Support Programme (NAP-GSP) is making progress toward finalizing its second Joint National Action Plan for Climate Change Adaptation and Disaster Risk Management (JNAP 2).
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-2017
    31st August,2017 Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni officially launched two MACBIO Reports   known as the National Marine Ecosystem Service Valuation Report and the Biophysically Special, Unique Marine Areas Report for Tonga, yesterday evening at Davina House, Ma’ufanga.
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-2017
    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.
    04-Oct-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.
    04-Oct-2017
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    04-Oct-2017
    10th November 2016 The Department of Environment under the Ministry of MEIDECC conducted a one-day country engagement and support workshop about Tonga’s Biodiversity and Protected Area Management (BIOPAMA) programme, today at MEIDECC’s headquarters.
    04-Oct-2017
    31st August,2017 Deputy Prime Minister Hon. Siaosi Sovaleni officially launched two MACBIO Reports   known as the National Marine Ecosystem Service Valuation Report and the Biophysically Special, Unique Marine Areas Report for Tonga, yesterday evening at Davina House, Ma’ufanga.
    04-Oct-2017
    The Prime Minister Hon Samuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva today has officially marked the new site to replace the existing Niu’ui Hospital, in Pangai, Ha’apai.
    04-Oct-2017
    The Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications (MEIDECC) has successfully established theHihifo Coastal Committee under the EU funded GIZ ACSE Project on Friday last week during a stakeholders meeting with representatives from the six coastal communities of Fo’ui, Ha’avakatolo, Kolovai, ‘Ahau, Kanokupolu and Ha’atafuheld at