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Pacific Anti-Corruption Progress Newsletter - UNPRAC

THE UNITED NATIONS Regional Anti-Corruption Program (UNPRAC) published recently publish a progressive update on anti-corruption activities in the Pacific.

According to the report the “UN‐Pacific Regional Anti‐Corruption Project supported anti‐corruption victories large and small during 2016. 42 more words

Last Virgin in Paradise: What a Girl Wants (is largely considered irrelevant)

Last Virgin in Paradise, Vilsoni Hereniko and Teresia Teaiwa, 1993

Australia And Oceania

Pacific Islanders Fear for Future Amidst Trump’s Climate Rhetoric

by Aurora Brachman

The future of Pacific Island nations requires the United States solidarity on climate change action to protect people in vulnerable developing nations from the environmental destruction they imminently face. 379 more words

Climate Change

A Month In Kiribati (or The Anatomy Of Primitive Paradise)

By Florcita Swartzman

The narrow dirt roads that twist and turn their way in and out of the villages of South Tarawa, the main island and capital of Kiribati, offer quite a particular view: little huts by the sea made from palm sticks and leaves, dogs, chickens and pigs running around freely, and of course, the usual flocks of naked giggling kids here and there. 963 more words

Culture

Gilbert and Ellice Islands #40 (1939)

The Gilbert and Ellice Islands were a British protectorate from 1892 and colony from 1916 until January 1, 1976, when the islands were divided into two colonies which became the independent nations of Kiribati and Tuvalu shortly after.  1,763 more words

Stamp Issuers

Ex-Russian MP Floats Plan to Restore Russian Monarchy. In the South Pacific.

Are you Russian? Tired of the cold winters? Authoritarian antics of President Vladimir Putin got you down? Well Anton Bakov, a Russian businessman and ex-member of parliament, has your back. 440 more words

The Cable

Volunteer IT Consulting in Kiribati

As I mentioned recently, I had recently had the privilege to visit Kiribati, and do some volunteering – helping the Kiribati Family Health Association (KFHA) with a couple of nerdy things.   2,124 more words

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