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NZ tech companies should study the UN sustainable goals

By   /  June 13, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Business, DJF, Editor's Picks, FifthEstate1, Graeme Muller, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, MIL OSI - New Zealand, New Zealand, News, NZTech, Press Release Service, Sustainable Development, the Netherlands, United Nations  /  Comments Off on NZ tech companies should study the UN sustainable goals

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – Kiwi tech companies should study the United Nations sustainable development goals and position their solutions as ways to achieve them as there are millions of euros being invested in the next few years, leading New Zealand tech expert Graeme Muller says. Muller has just returned from major global tech conferences in the […]

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NZ’s chance to really reduce greenhouse gas emissions

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  24-7, 24/7 News, AM-NC, Auckland, Business, FAO, FifthEstate1, green house gas emissions, KB, Make Lemonade Media, MIL NZ OSI, Nathan Balasingham, New Zealand, News, Press Release Service, United Nations, Zest Biotech  /  Comments Off on NZ’s chance to really reduce greenhouse gas emissions

Source: MakeLemonade.nz Auckland – New Zealand farmers can make a huge contribution to the country’s climate change management obligations immediately by increasing milk and meat production and reducing methane and urea, a local biotech company Zest Biotech, says. If New Zealand acts swiftly, the country will avoid market barriers from nations that are already taking […]

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UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

By   /  December 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, DJF, Evening Report, Global, Human Rights, Indonesia, KB, KB, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Morning Star, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, protest, Protests, Reports, UN News, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights, West Papua self-determination, West Papuan independence  /  Comments Off on UN official defends West Papuan rights – free speech, peaceful assembly

UN’s OHCHR spokesperson Ravina Shamdasani … “there are many West Papuan grievances, and we’ve seen this in many parts of the world where grievances are unaddressed, or there’s a suppression of dissent.” Image: UN interview screenshot Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk West Papuan rights to freedom of speech and peaceful assembly have been defended by the […]

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Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By   /  December 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, AM-NC, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Change, Climate Home News, COP24, DJF, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, KB, KB, Marshall Islands, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Oil industry, Oil producers, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, UNFCCC, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Nations close ranks to stop ‘big four’ oil producers watering down UN report

By Sara Stefanini and Karl Mathiesen in Katowice, Poland In a moment of drama in Poland, countries have closed ranks against a push by oil producers to water down recognition of the UN’s report on the impacts of 1.5C warming. Four big oil and gas producers blocked the UN climate talks from welcoming the most […]

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‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

By   /  October 9, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Climate change resilience, Climate policy, Editor's Picks, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Forests, Global, History, Human Rights, Innovation, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, IPCC, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Real climate action, Reports, Self Determination, UN, United Nations  /  Comments Off on ‘Most important years in history’ – last chance over climate, says UN report

Warming beyond 1.5C will unleash a frightening set of consequences and scientists say only a global transformation, beginning now, can avoid it. Climate Home News reviews the warnings in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change research report released yesterday. Only the remaking of the human world in a generation can now prevent serious, far […]

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Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

By   /  October 7, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APJS newsfile, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Climate, Climate Action, Climate adaptation, Evening Report, Featured, Global, Global Warming, Green Fund, Human Rights, Jacinda Ardern, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, Pacific climate, Pacific Climate 2018, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Sustainability, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Climate change advocacy calls for more ‘action’ response to Ardern’s UN plea

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern recently addressed the UN General Assembly about the reality of climate change in the Pacific, and the threat inaction holds for the island nations. Maxine Jacobs reports for Asia Pacific Journalism that while climate and energy commentators welcome her leadership, they call for an even stronger “action” approach. New Zealand Prime […]

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Refugee children on Nauru ‘living without hope’, says advocacy group

By   /  September 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asylum Seekers, Australia, Child rights, children, Detention Centres, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Manus Island, Migration, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Nauru, Nauru detention centre, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political asylum, Politics, Reports, RNZ Pacific, United Nations, Youth  /  Comments Off on Refugee children on Nauru ‘living without hope’, says advocacy group

Children outside RPC3 tents in Nauru … situation “untenable”. Image: Refugee Action Coalition/RNZ Pacific By RNZ Pacific A legal advocacy group has told the UN Human Rights Council that more than 100 asylum seeker and refugee children are living without hope on Nauru. The Human Rights Law Centre addressed the latest council session in Geneva. […]

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RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Justice, Lawsuit, Media, Media Freedom, Media law, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Political lawsuits, Press Freedom, Rappler, Reports, Taxation, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF calls on Philippine state to ‘stop hounding’ Rappler in ‘laughable’ move

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on the Philippine authorities to stop hounding Rappler, after officials confirmed that a previously dismissed defamation action against the independent news website had been revived and last week brought a tax evasion complaint against the site. “All this would be laughable if the site’s survival […]

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Op-Ed: To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

By   /  March 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, Asia, Development, Editor's Picks, equity, Evening Report, Feminism, Human Rights, International Women's Day, Lead, MIL NZ OSI, Pacific Region, United Nations, Women's Health, Women's Rights  /  Comments Off on Op-Ed: To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs

To achieve gender equality, we need women entrepreneurs Op-Ed by Shamshad Akhtar,  Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar. In 2018, we have an opportunity to accelerate progress towards gender equality. Movements such as #MeToo have shone the spotlight on an unacceptable status quo and demonstrated how too many women the world over continue to […]

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UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

By   /  February 10, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activism, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Detention, Evening Report, Featured, Health, Health emergency, Human Rights, Human rights violations, Indigenous, Indonesia, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military detention, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Political extremism, Politics, Reports, United Nations, West Papua, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on UN human rights chief to send mission to investigate abuses in Papua

By Sheany in Jakarta The United Nations High Commission for Human Rights plans to send a mission to Indonesia’s easternmost province of Papua following reports of abuses against its indigenous population. “I am also concerned about reports of excessive use of force by security forces, harassment, arbitrary arrests and detentions in Papua,” UN High Commissioner […]

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RSF condemns new gagging threats to outspoken Philippine media outlets

By   /  February 8, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Catholic Media Network, Censorship, Cyber-censorship, Evening Report, Featured, freedom of expression, Global, hacking, Human Rights, Justice, Kodao Productions, Media, Media Freedom, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte, United Nations  /  Comments Off on RSF condemns new gagging threats to outspoken Philippine media outlets

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) is now organising regular “Black Friday” demonstrations in support of media outlets that have been the victims of government hostility. Image: RSF Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Kodao Productions, a Philippine alternative news website, is still down after being the target of a cyber-attack six days ago […]

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Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

By   /  January 30, 2018  /  24/7 News, Aid, Anadolu Agency, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Bangladesh, Diplomacy, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, Illegal fishing, Indonesia, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Myanmar, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Persecution, PMC Reportage, Refugees, Reports, Rohingya, Trade, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Indonesian leader meets Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, vows support

Jakarta will continue its support for efforts to resolve the Rohingya crisis, says President Joko Widodo. By Mahmut Atanur in Jakarta Indonesian President Joko Widodo visited Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar, southwestern district of Bangladesh, as part of his official visit to Bangladesh at the weekend. During his visit on Sunday, Widodo said his […]

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The Security Council and Israel – where power meets law

By   /  January 19, 2017  /  24/7 News, Global Affairs, Green Party, international law, Israel, Opposition News, Palestine, Politics, United Nations, United Nations Security council  /  Comments Off on The Security Council and Israel – where power meets law

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Security Council and Israel – where power meets law Since the UN Security Council adopted resolution 2234, there has been more heat than light shed on the continuing Israel-Palestine crisis and the faltering prospects for peace.  Israel, claiming it has been abandoned and betrayed […]

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Biman Prasad: COP23 presidency — facing the gravity of the task for Fiji

By   /  January 15, 2017  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, COP23, Cyclone Winston, Development, Economics, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Innovation, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Oceans, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Science-Technology, Small Island States, Sustainability, Technology, United Nations  /  Comments Off on Biman Prasad: COP23 presidency — facing the gravity of the task for Fiji

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz The narrativeIt is noteworthy that there was no communications or consultations nationally, regionally or internationally as Fiji lobbied to get the presidency for COP23 in Marrakech. Even our fellow members of the Pacific and SIDS (Small Islands Developing States) were caught unaware. A robust consultation nationally would have […]

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The Atrocity of Syria: What to do?

By   /  December 17, 2016  /  24/7 News, Allepo, Global Affairs, Green Party, Kennedy Graham, Opposition News, Politics, security council, Syria, The Issues, United Nations  /  Comments Off on The Atrocity of Syria: What to do?

MIL OSI – Source: Green Party – Press Release/Statement Headline: The Atrocity of Syria: What to do? Syria is the world’s current agony.  The civil war is five years old. That is too long for a civil war.  Ideally they would not occur at all.  Once they occur, they should not be allowed to continue. […]

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Sope praises Fidel Castro over Cuban backing for Vanuatu independence

By   /  November 30, 2016  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Barak Sope, Cuba, Decolonisation, Development, Editor's Picks, Evening Report, Featured, Fidel Castro, Global, Human Rights, independence, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Sustainability, UN, UN Decolonisation Committee, United Nations, Vanuatu, Walter Lini  /  Comments Off on Sope praises Fidel Castro over Cuban backing for Vanuatu independence

MIL Analysis+Reportage – EveningReport.NZ Article by AsiaPacificReport.nz Former Vanuatu Prime Minister and the country’s first Roving Ambassador, Barak Sope, has expressed his personal tribute to the late Fidel Castro of Cuba who died late last week. Speaking from his home on Ifira in a telephone interview with the Daily Post, Barak Sope, who was one […]

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