Pacific Scoop

Community reps pass FIJI CSO code of accountability

Press Release – Fiji Council of Social Services

Fiji Council of Social Services(FCOSS) district representatives endorsed the Fiji CSO Code of Accountability for implementation by January 2019 at a meeting in Lautoka yesterday. Read more »

The Real Face of Justin: Are Palestinians Canada’s New Jews?

Article – Ramzy Baroud

How does one explain Canada’s contradictory foreign policy regarding Palestine and Israel? On December 4, Secretary General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Saeb Erekat, praised Canadas commitment not to follow the footsteps of … Read more »

Marshall Islands releases map to decarbonize power by 2050

Press Release – Republic of the Marshall Islands

The Marshall Islands today released their plan to reduce electricity emissions by over half in just seven years, with further reductions leading to net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner. Read more »

Human rights watchdog calls for probe into ‘unclear’ killing

Press Release – Pacific Media Centre

NEW YORK ( Asia Pacific Report/Human Rights Watch/Pacific Media Centre ): Indonesian police should investigate a Papuan armed groups killing of at least 17 people , including a soldier, at a construction area in Nduga in Papuas densely forested … Read more »

Communities Call for Action

Press Release – Salvation Army

People in hard-working communities are calling on the Prime Minister for help dealing with the impact of drugs, the housing crisis, lack of mental health services and economic support. Read more »

A Call to Action in Manurewa

Press Release – Salvation Army

People in Manurewa want to talk to the Prime Minister about street gangs, crime, drug abuse and impacts of the housing crisis that have left them fearing for their safety. Read more »

A Call to Action in Hornby

Press Release – Salvation Army

People in Hornby want to talk to the Prime Minister about better infrastructure, economic growth and opportunities for disconnected young people. Read more »

Parliament: Questions and Answers – Dec 11

Press Release – Hansard

1. MARAMA DAVIDSON (Co-LeaderGreen) to the Minister for Child Poverty Reduction : What is her response to the finding in yesterday’s Child Poverty Monitor report that around 100,000 New Zealand children are “doing it really tough”? Read more »

GAME OVER! Nautilus’ Solwara 1 experiment fails

Press Release – Deep Sea Mining Campaign

Nautilus aspirations to be the world’s first deep sea miner sink to the bottom of the ocean on news that the project support vessel critical to the development of Nautilus deep sea mining project in Papua New Guinea has been purchased for … Read more »

Tongan Speaker’s visit

Press Release – Office of the Speaker

Lord Fakafanua, Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of Tonga, along with a delegation of Tongan MPs and officials, are visiting as official guests of the New Zealand Parliament from 10 December to 14 December 2018. Read more »