Fiji Times, 28th September 2018

THE European Union (EU) has committed $25 million (€10 million) for the Pacific region under a joint initiative to assist in adapting to the challenges of climate change and increasing resilience.

The contribution was announced by the European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development Neven Mimica at the One Planet Summit in New York.

As climate change and protection of biodiversity call for stronger joined-up actions, the EU, France, Australia and New Zealand are launching a joint initiative to build an international collation to help the Pacific region adapt to these challenges and to increase resilience.

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