Tag Archives: Pacific Islands

Pacific News | Least Developed Country Status and the South Pacific

The category of Least Developed Country (LDC) was created by the United Nations as a recognition that certain countries face particularly serious obstacles. Currently, there are four Pacific Island nations facing the prospect of graduation from this status - Vanuatu, Solomon Islands, Kiribati and Tuvalu.

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Pacific News | Médecins Sans Frontières Forced to Leave Nauru

After almost a year of providing psychological and psychiatric services to refugees in Nauru, Médecins Sans Frontières has been forced to leave the island this month by Nauru’s government. In November 2017, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), also known as  Doctors Without Borders, started providing critically-needed mental health care to refugees – many of whom have attempted suicide – and…
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