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Fusitu’a on climate and gender

Lord Fusitu’a speaking about women’s vulnerabilities in relation to climate change and migration at the 2016 Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development, Bangkok, Thailand. Photograph: AFPPD. Many areas in South East Asia and in the Pacific also, women are responsible for farming.  The impacts of climate change and migration make farming much more […]

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The Fusitu’a story was hot

Photograph: Fusitu’a. Lord Fusitu’a at Newark Airport, New Jersey, on his way home to the South Pacific after contributing to the weeklong Tonga delegation meetings at the UN General Assembly. The Fusitu’a story was hot.  People all over the region were talking about the noble politician from Tonga speaking up strongly on climate migration.  Tweeting […]

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Fusitu’a on climate change

Photograph: Ambassador Amina Mohamed. Lord Fusitu’a at the podium for The Commonwealth panel on migration, a side-event on September 18th 2016 to the United Nations General Assembly. Is there a Tongan parliamentarian in New York to reflect on climate dialogues at the 71st United Nations General Assembly as proceedings unfold?  Fortunately we do have someone […]

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Tonga appreciates CTCN technical assistance

Tuesday 1 March 2016: Ministry of Meteorology, Energy, Information, Disaster Management, Environment, Climate Change and Communications of Tonga expressed the appreciation to the CTCN assistance in the development of Tonga Energy Efficiency Master Plan. The response planning team will start the work shortly. “The proposed assistance of the CTCN is of significant importance to the […]

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