Pacific

  • Global Week of Action for Climate Justice

    2 September 2022

    On August 13th, youth and civil society organisations gathered around the world, to stand in solidarity with our Pacific family and champion support for the International Court of Justice Advisory Opinion (ICJAO) campaign, taking the world’s biggest problem to the world's biggest Court. At the UN General Assembly in September this year, Vanuatu will be asking members to support its resolution asking the ICJ to give an Advisory Opinion on human rights and climate change - and they need our support!

  • Pacific braces for the impacts of climate-fuelled disaster

    6 April 2020
    Greenpeace Australia Pacific

    As the world scrambles to contain the Covid-19 pandemic, Tropical Cyclone Harold struck Vanuatu overnight.  The devastation of the category Five cyclone provides yet another unwelcome reminder that climate change remains the biggest threat facing the Pacific.

  • What Happens here affects us all

    17 November 2017

    Climate change doesn’t discriminate and it knows no borders. Carbon emissions in Europe are causing sea levels to rise and submerging low-lying islands thousands of kilometres away. That’s why Pacific Island Represent has taken a detour from Bonn in Germany, to Oslo in Norway, to bear witness at the historic The People vs Arctic Oil trial.

  • No Future in Fossil Fuels - Pacific Activists Call for Action

    10 November 2017

    This morning, before the sun came up, while much of Bonn was sleeping, the Pacific Island Represent team laced up our winter shoes and headed out into the dark. We had never done anything like this before. And what we were about to see was also a first.

  • Climate Leaders: The Time has Come

    3 November 2017

    Across the Internet or in your favourite bookstore you’ll find many stories of great leadership. They focus on the character of great leaders and the decisions they made, the courage they displayed, the integrity they possessed.

  • Pacific Activists: Stand Up Fight Back

    19 July 2017

    The Cambridge dictionary describes activists as "people who believe strongly in political or social change and take part in activities such as public protests to try and make something happen."