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Archive News & Announcements - 2019

[SHARE] 1st International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding

Oct 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. The Environmental Peacebuilding Association will host the First International Conference on Environmental Peacebuilding, at the University of California, Irvine, from October 23-25, 2019. The conference will cover a range of topics concerning environmental conflict and peacebuilding. Two special themes will be Technology and Innovation in Environmental Peacebuilding and Environmental Peacebuilding in Colombia. Registrations opened on 15 April... Read more... [Quotation] https://environmentalpeacebuilding.org/2019-conference/

[SHARE] Pacific Climate Change Centre to open in September

Aug 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. The Pacific Climate Change Centre to be based in Samoa, will open in September. Read more... [Quotation] https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/396249/pacific-climate-change-centre-to-open-in-september

[SHARE] Fiji proposes new climate change laws

Aug 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. Fiji is proposing new climate change laws to restrict the use of plastics, and plan for the relocation of threatened coastal communities. Read more... [Quotation] https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/396178/fiji-proposes-new-climate-change-laws

[SHARE] Pacific leaders declare climate crisis, demand end to coal

Aug 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. Pacific leaders have declared a climate crisis in the region and are demanding an end to coal mining. Read more... [Quotation] https://www.rnz.co.nz/international/pacific-news/395629/pacific-leaders-declare-climate-crisis-demand-end-to-coal

[SHARE] New Zealand public opinion completely in favour of gun buy back programme

Jul 2019 - News

Click here to read the article. Following the changes to New Zealand gun laws which were passed soon after the 15 March Christchurch Mosque attacks, the police have begun a series of gun buy back events. These began in Christchurch. Toda Peace Institute Director, Professor Kevin Clements, talks to ABC news about public opinion on the buy back scheme in New Zealand. Read more... [Quotation] https://www.abc.net.au/news/programs/the-world/2019-07-12/public-opinion-completely-in-favour-of-nz-gun/11305800