Over 20 participants have successfully completed a 5 month program in Project Management. This is the second cohort of USAID’s partnership with the University of the South Pacific on the Project Management Course.
Telikom PNG has sponsored the 2019 PNG Human Resource Institute Conference with a cheque of K7,500 last Friday, 14 June, 2019. When presenting the cheque to the PNG HRI President Jerry Wemin, Kumul Telikom Holdings Limited Group Chief HR Officer, Jessie Wangua, highlighted on the importance of the role PNG HRI continues to play in developing Human Resource in PNG.
By the year 2050, there will be some 9.7 billion people living on Earth, says a UN population report released on Monday. However, the overall growth rate will continue to fall, and more countries will have to adapt to the consequences of an aging population. “The World Population Prospects 2019: Highlights”, estimates that the next 30 years will see the global population add an extra 2 billion people to today’s figure of 7.7 billion, and, by the end of the century, the planet will have to sustain around 11 billion.
Cook Islands Speaker Niki Rattle says Parliamentary rule changes will allow for more sitting days. And that’s backed by the prime minister. The Standing Orders of Parliament are set to be reviewed to allow some new changes, including more sitting days.
A bi-partisan foreign policy taskforce in the Solomon Islands is to review the country’s diplomatic ties with Taiwan and consider the pros and cons of switching relations to China. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said he is aware of the many concerns raised by Solomon Islanders about the issue in recent weeks.
Talks on a climate plan for 2050 should wrap up by the end of this year in view of final adoption in early 2020, according to the draft conclusions of an EU summit taking place this week in Brussels. EU leaders are set to grant the incoming Finnish EU Presidency a mandate during this week’s summit to ramp up talks on an ambitious plan to make the bloc carbon neutral by 2050.