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[SHARE] Double vulnerability: Humanitarian Implications of the Climate-Security Nexus

Apr 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. A global series of round tables will focus on people’s lived experience of conflict and climate risk in different parts of the world, and explore how humanitarian organizations and their partners can best support people’s efforts to survive, adapt and thrive... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.planetarysecurityinitiative.org/index.php/news/double-vulnerability-humanitarian-implications-climate-security-nexus

[SHARE] Social media: How can governments regulate it?

Apr 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. The British government has proposed measures to regulate social media companies over harmful content, including "substantial" fines and the ability to block services that do not stick to the rules... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.bbc.com/news/technology-47135058

[SHARE] Australia passes social media law penalising platforms for violent content

Apr 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. The Australian parliament has passed legislation to crack down on violent videos on social media, despite furious reaction from the tech industry, media companies and legal experts... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.theguardian.com/media/2019/apr/04/australia-passes-social-media-law-penalising-platforms-for-violent-content

[SHARE] Building Pacific Resilience To Climate Change Across 15 Countries

Apr 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. A EUR 12 million project spanning 15 countries will help to build Pacific island resilience to the threat of climate change... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.sprep.org/news/building-pacific-resilience-to-climate-change-across-15-countries

[SHARE] Pacific Resource for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance Launched

Mar 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. A practical resource for countries dealing with the escalating impacts of climate change and disasters from natural hazard risks has been launched by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS)... Read more... [Quotation] https://www.forumsec.org/pacific-resource-for-climate-change-and-disaster-risk-finance-launched/