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Aspects of Sea Safety in the Fisheries of Pacific Island Countries

By: Robert Gillett

...993 (En) ISSN 0429-9329 ASPECTS OF SEA SAFETY IN THE FISHERIES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES Copies of FAO publications can be requested from: Sales... ...) ISSN 0429-9329 ASPECTS OF SEA SAFETY IN THE FISHERIES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES Copies of FAO publications can be requested from: Sales and Ma... ... No. 993 FIIT/C993 (En) ASPECTS OF SEA SAFETY IN THE FISHERIES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES by Robert Gillett Consultant Gillet, Preston and Associ... ...3 FIIT/C993 (En) ASPECTS OF SEA SAFETY IN THE FISHERIES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES by Robert Gillett Consultant Gillet, Preston and Associates L... ...is the report of a survey of fisheries-related sea safety in the Pacific Islands region undertaken by FAO in 2003. It is intended to assist in sensi... ...ustry” iv Gillett, R. Aspects of sea safety in the fisheries of Pacific island countries. FAO Fisheries Circular. No. 993. Rome, FAO. 2003. 56p. A... ... iv Gillett, R. Aspects of sea safety in the fisheries of Pacific island countries. FAO Fisheries Circular. No. 993. Rome, FAO. 2003. 56p. ABSTRACT... ...003 FAO undertook a survey of fisheries-related sea safety in the Pacific Islands region. The objective of the work was to consolidate the experience... ...bjective of the work was to consolidate the experience gained by selected countries in safety at sea with the view of improving ongoing and future a...

...Excerpt: In early 2003 FAO undertook a survey of fisheries-related sea safety in the Pacific Islands region. The objective of the work was to consolidate the experience gained by selected countries in safety at sea with the view of improving ongoing and future activities in the region....

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List of island countries

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... This is a list of island countries . An island is a land mass (smaller than a continent ) that ... ... This is a list of island countries . An island is a land mass (smaller than a continent ) that is surrounded b... ... is a land mass (smaller than a continent ) that is surrounded by water. Many island countries are spread over an archipelago, as is the case with t... ...and mass (smaller than a continent ) that is surrounded by water. Many island countries are spread over an archipelago, as is the case with the Fed... ...ed States of Micronesia and the Philippines (which consists of thousands of islands). Others consist of a single island, such as Nauru, or part of... ...hough Australia is designated as a continent, it is often referred to as an island and has no land borders. Some declared island countries are not ... ...s often referred to as an island and has no land borders. Some declared island countries are not universally recognized as politically independent. C... ...pulation ! Area (km²) ! Density (per km²) !Geographic location Two main islands Continental shelf 85, 632 440 194 Caribbean Sea, Leewa... ..., 680 15 Pacific Ocean, Polynesia Recognized as part of Cyprus by all countries except Turkey. Part of a larger island Continental shelf 2...

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Gender Database for Agriculture and Resource Management Policies in Pacific Island Countries

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

...r Database for Agriculture and Resource Management Policies in Pacific Island Countries RAP Publication: 1999/7 By Heather Booth Demography Prog... ...ase for Agriculture and Resource Management Policies in Pacific Island Countries RAP Publication: 1999/7 By Heather Booth Demography Programme R... ...d the goals set by various UN conferences on women since 1985. In Pacific Island countries, a major barrier to full integration is a lack of current... ...oals set by various UN conferences on women since 1985. In Pacific Island countries, a major barrier to full integration is a lack of current inform... ... Development for Agriculture and Resource Management Policies in Pacific Island Countries." The document presents an overview of the policies relate... ...opment for Agriculture and Resource Management Policies in Pacific Island Countries." The document presents an overview of the policies related to a... ...ions to achieve sustained household food security in the selected Pacific Island countries. Drawing from such a review, the document provides detail... ... achieve sustained household food security in the selected Pacific Island countries. Drawing from such a review, the document provides detailed guid... ...agriculture, natural resource management and rural development in Pacific Island countries. We hope this document will be of value to the Ministrie...

...ocument is an outcome of various missions undertaken by Heather Booth, a demographer and social statistician with extensive experience in the Pacific Island region. The report was prepared under a consultancy agreement with the Women in Development Programme of the FAO Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific. Visits were made in April-May 1997 to the three Pacific Island ...

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Countries of the United Kingdom

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... The United Kingdom (UK) comprises four countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.[1][2] ... ...thern Ireland, Scotland and Wales are not themselves listed in the list of countries. However the ISO list of the subdivisions of the UK, compiled by ... ...s, including the Commonwealth Games. Northern Ireland also forms joint All-Island sporting bodies with the Republic of Ireland for most sports, includ... ...for most sports, including rugby union.[4] The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are dependencies of the Crown and are not part ... ...Historically, from 1801, following the Acts of Union, until 1921 the whole island of Ireland was a country within the UK. Ireland was split into two s... ...ments relevant to personal and legislative unions of the countries of the United Kingdom Treaty... ...ct 1920 described Great Britain, Southern Ireland and Northern Ireland as "countries" in provisions relating to taxation. The... ... Nations is sometimes used in sporting contexts and may include all of the island of Ireland. Identity and nationality ... ...hern Ireland also participates with the Republic of Ireland in a joint All-Island team. England and Wales also field a joint cricket team. ...

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The Fishery Resources of Pacific Island Countries Part 1 Deep Water Shrimps Fao Fisheries Technical Paper 272.1

By: M. G. King

...G Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES, PART 1 Title: THE FISHERY RESOURCES OF PACIFIC ISL... ... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES, PART 1 Title: THE FISHERY RESOURCES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COU... ...ries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid stu... ...... ...... ...nts the first contribution to the review of the fishery resources of Pacific island countries undertaken by the FAO Fisheries Department. Fishery reso... ... first contribution to the review of the fishery resources of Pacific island countries undertaken by the FAO Fisheries Department. Fishery resources a... ...Fishery resources are among the most important national assets of many small island countries, but are necessarily limited by the size of continental ... ...logy, method of fishing and marketing. ACKNOWLEDGEMENT Field work in Pacific islands was carried out while the author was at the Institute of Marine R...

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BASIC countries

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... developing nations (green) The BASIC countries (also Basic countries or BASIC) are a bloc of four large newly in... ...so Basic countries or BASIC) are a bloc of four large newly industrialized countries – Brazil, South Africa, India and China – formed by an agreement ... ...on emission reductions and climate aid money, and to try to convince other countries to sign up to the Copenhagen Accord.[2] However, in January 2010,... ...y binding, as is argued by the US and Europe. The four countries also said they will announce their plans to cut greenhouse gas em... ...t the April 2010 meeting in Cape Town, environment ministers from the four countries called for a legally binding global agreement on long-term cooper... ...n Small Island Developing States ... ... Urban heat island ... ...n Small Island Developing States ... ... Urban heat island ...

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The Case for a Common Approach to Management of the Tuna Resources in Exclusive Economic Zones of Pacific Island Countries (Draft Report)

By: Gert Van Santen; Philipp Muller

...to Management of the Tuna Resources in Exclusive Economic Zones of Pacific Island Countries (Draft Report) Gert van Santen Philipp Muller March 2000 ... ...gement of the Tuna Resources in Exclusive Economic Zones of Pacific Island Countries (Draft Report) Gert van Santen Philipp Muller March 2000 2 The ... ...filiated members, or to members of its Board of Executive Directors or the countries they represent. For copies of the report, please contact: Mr. Dav... ...the report, please contact: Mr. David Colbert Papua New Guinea and Pacific Islands Country Management Unit East Asia and Pacific Region The World Bank... ...This report was prepared as a background paper to the World Bank’s Pacific Islands Regional Economic Report (RER) due to be completed mid 2000. It wa... ... was initially conceived as a review of the economic benefits that Pacific Island Countries had obtained from the exploitation of the large and valuab... ...itially conceived as a review of the economic benefits that Pacific Island Countries had obtained from the exploitation of the large and valuable tuna... ...ses on the economic and political aspects of the access agreements Pacific Island Countries have negotiated with distant water fishing nations. It rev... ...the economic and political aspects of the access agreements Pacific Island Countries have negotiated with distant water fishing nations. It reviews th...

...This report was prepared as a background paper to the World Bank?s Pacific Islands Regional Economic Report (RER) due to be completed mid 2000. It was initially conceived as a review of the economic benefits that Pacific Island Countries had obtained from the exploitation of the large and valuable t...

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Nordic countries

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... Location of  Nordic countries  (dark green) in North... ... Membership Countries / territories ... ... 5 countries ... ...  Åland Islands  Faroe Island... ... The Nordic countries are a geographical and cultural region in Northern Europe and the... ...Iceland, Norway and Sweden) as well as their autonomous regions (the Åland Islands, the Faroe Islands and Greenland). The Nordic countries have much i... ... Denmark 8.1.1 Faroe Islands 8.1.2 Greenl... ... Finland 8.2.1 Åland Islands ... ...y and Sweden, including their associated territories (Greenland, the Faroe Islands, and the Åland Islands). The term is derived indirectly from the lo...

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Les Ressources Halieutiques des Pays Insulaires du Pacifique Troisieme Partie les Trocas the Fishery Resources of Pacific Island Countries Part 3 Trochus Fao Fisheries Technical Paper 272. 3

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Island

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... A small Fijian island ... ... The British Isles are a large group of islands ... ... A small island in Lower Saranac Lake in the Adirondacks in the U.S. ... ... The islands of Fernando de Noronha are the visible parts of submerged mountains... ... Hawaiian islands from space[1] ... ... island: Java. Island shared by largest number of countries: Borneo (Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia). ... ...ictional islands List of island countries List of islands by are...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2001, Wpr Ecp Icp, Infection Prevention and Control Ecp 001 E: Meeting of the Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries Technical Meeting of Directors of Health ; for the Pacific Island Countries

By: Joseph Tufa, Dr.

...1. BACKGROUND A ministerial conference on health for Pacific islands was convened in Fiji from 6 to 10 March 1995. The conference adopted the Yanuca Declaration, in which three priority issues were identified: human resources development, health promotion and health protection, and the...

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Island trevally

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... Approximate range of the island trevally ... ...ides nitidus Smith, 1972 The island trevally, island j... ...lly, Carangoides orthogrammus, is a widespread species of offshore marine fish classified in the jack family Carangidae. The island trevally is common... ...ons of the Indian and Pacific Oceans, ranging from Mozambique and the Seychelles in the west to Hawaii and the Revillagigedo Islands in the central an... ...ntral and eastern Pacific. The species is almost completely absent from the continental shelves, instead inhabiting offshore islands, where it is foun... ...ggregation Monitoring Training Workshop Report Gizo, Western Province, Solomon Islands 13-21 March 2004". TNC Pacific Island Countries Report (The Nat...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2000, A76617: Workshop on Health Legislation in Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...ctor Development of the World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WPRO) conducted a workshop on health legslation in Pacific island countries in Nuku'alofa, The Kingdom of Tonga from 23 to 27 October 2000. The workshop was attended by 17 participants from eight Pacific island countries. Each country was invited to send two participants to the works...

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Island Etude

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...rabs his bike, backpack, and guitar and goes on a 7-day, 6-night round-the-island tour. On the way he discovers the natural and cultural beauty of Tai... ... References ^ "A Record 63 Countries Vying For Best Foreign-Language Oscar Nod". Yahoo! Movies. 2007-1... ... Taiwanese film stubs Island Etude (Chinese: 練習曲; pinyin: Liànxí Qǔ) is a 2006 Taiwanese film dir... ...rabs his bike, backpack, and guitar and goes on a 7-day, 6-night round-the-island tour. On the way he discovers the natural and cultural beauty of Tai... ... References ^ "A Record 63 Countries Vying For Best Foreign-Language Oscar Nod". Yahoo! Movies. 2007-1...

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The Fishery Resources of Pacific Island Countries Part 2 Holothurians Fao Fisheries Technical Paper 272-2

By: C Conand

...D Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES Title: THE FISHERY RESOURCES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUN... ... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES Title: THE FISHERY RESOURCES OF PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES A... ...ries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is to serve the public, aid stu... ... F/ FISHERII TECHNICS The fishery resources f p-^ f iE.wnmwj of Pacific PAPI island countries 272. Part 2. Holothurians by C. Conand Laboratoire de bi... ...HERII TECHNICS The fishery resources f p-^ f iE.wnmwj of Pacific PAPI island countries 272. Part 2. Holothurians by C. Conand Laboratoire de biologie ... ...eries Department has undertaken a review of the fishery resources of Pacific island countries. This paper on holothurians is the second contribution t... ...epartment has undertaken a review of the fishery resources of Pacific island countries. This paper on holothurians is the second contribution to that ... ...Fisheries Technical Paper: King M.G., 1986. The fishery resources of Pacific island countries. Part 1. Deep-water shrimps. FAO Fish.Tech.Pap. (272.1):... ...Department FAO Regional Fisheries Officers Regional Projects Authors Pacific island countries iv Gotland, C. The fishery resources of Pacific island ...

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Countries bordering the European Union

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...04, the EU's acquis communautaire only applies to the southern part of the island which is under the effective control of the internationally recognis... ...part of the EU. The 2004 Annan Plan for Cyprus which sought to reunify the island before EU accession was accepted by Turkish Cypriots but rejected by...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1994-99, Wpr Ocd, Std (1) Volume 97: Workshop on Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...raining for sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromic case management, programme management and epidemiology. Eleven participants from six Pacific Island countries attended. This workshop supported the New horizons in health concept of enabling individuals to avoid disease - in this case STDs - and to develop lifestyles and environments that are conducive to positive he...

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Island Games

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...The Island Games (currently known as the NatWest Island Games for sponsorship reasons) are an international multi-sports ev... ...s) are an international multi-sports event organized by the International Island Games Association . History The Island Games began in 1985 as ... ...s Association . History The Island Games began in 1985 as the Inter-Island Games, as part of the Isle of Man International Year of Sport, and... ...ffrey Corlett, who became the first Games Director, not only contacted the islands surrounding the United Kingdom, but also encouraged the countries ... ...acted the islands surrounding the United Kingdom, but also encouraged the countries of Iceland and Malta, the territories of Faroe Islands, Gree... ...ncouraged the countries of Iceland and Malta, the territories of Faroe Islands, Greenland, Saint Helena, the Channel Islands and others to par...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2005, A87663: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...1. BACKGROUND A ministerial conference on health for Pacific Islands was convened in Fiji fiom 6 to 10 March 1995. The conference adopted the Yanuca Declaration, in which three priority issues were identified: human resources development; health promotion and health protection; and the...

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Island restoration

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...The ecological restoration of islands, or island restoration, is the application of the principles of e... ...tion, is the application of the principles of ecological restoration to island s and island groups. Islands, due to their isolation, are home to ma... ...urbance and particularly to introduced species, due to their small size. Island groups such as New Zealand and Hawaii have undergone substantial... ...anisations and government agencies around the world have worked to restore islands to their original states; New Zealand has used them to hold natural... ...ld otherwise be unable to survive in the wild. The principal components of island restoration are the removal of introduced species and the reintroduc... ...Island restoration projects Island restoration has been attempted in many countries since the 1960s, and has met with varying degrees of success. The...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1994-99, Report Series, Year 97, Ge, No. 08 (Fij): Workshop on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...ews expressed in this reportare those of the participants in the Workshop on Prevention and Control of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in South Pacific Island Countries and do not necessarily reflect the policies of the World Health Organization.This report has been prepared by the Regional Office for the Western Pacific of the World Health Organization for governments of M...

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Landlocked developing countries

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...Landlocked developing countries ( LLDC ) are developing countries that are landlocked .http://www.unohrlls.org/en/lldc/31/ The e... ....org/en/lldc/31/ The economic and other disadvantages experienced by such countries makes the majority of landlocked countries Least Developed Count... ...ked countries Least Developed Countries (LDC), with inhabitants of these countries occupying the bottom billion tier of the world's population in te... ...n measured with the Human Development Index (HDI) and nine of the twelve countries with the lowest HDI scores are landlocked.Faye et al. 2004, p. 31... ...he lowest HDI scores are landlocked.Faye et al. 2004, p. 31-32. Landlocked countries that rely on transoceanic trade usually suffer a cost of trade th... ...r the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS). It mainly holds the view that high tr... ...r the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States. (2005). Landlocked Developing Countries. Retrieve...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2004, Report Series, Year 2004, Ge, No. 14 Fij: Meeting of HIV/AIDS/STI Programme Managers of the Pacific Island Countries and Areas

By: World Health Organization

...SUMMARY The Western Pacific Regional Office organized the two-day Meeting of HIV/AIDS/STI Programme Managers of the PaciJc island countries and areas with the following objectives: (1) to review and update information on HIVIAIDSISTI in Pacific island countries and areas; (2) to share experiences and lessons learnt on the development and implemen...

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List of transcontinental countries

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...han one continent, known as transcontinental states. While there are many countries with non-contiguous overseas territories fitting this definition,... ...ous overseas territories fitting this definition, only a limited number of countries have territory spanning an overland continental boundary:Asian–E... ... TurkeyAfrican–Asian boundary: Egypt Listed further below, separately, are countries with distant non-contiguous parts (overseas territories) on sepa... ...ntiguous Asia and Europe The territory of Greece includes a number of islands just off the coast of Asia Minor, such as Rhodes, Samos, Chios and ... ...rth American plate and the Eurasian plate. Measuring to the North American island of Greenland, Iceland is much closer to North America than it is to ... ...alities" of Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba (collectively known as the BES islands) in the Caribbean area.Portugal: Continental Portugal is in Europe,... ...Europe, while the Azores archipelago (also associated with Europe) has two islands (Corvo and Flores) that are part of the American plate (which makes... ... as are the uninhabited French Southern and Antarctic Lands and Clipperton Island. Africa and Europe :See Borders of the continents for more detai... ...er, Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia can be considered transcontinental countries and East Timor, Brunei and Singapore can be in either side. Nor...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2003, Report Series, Year 2002, Ge, No. 19 (Fij): Workshop on Health-Care Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...SUMMARY The Workshop on Health-Care Waste Management in Pacific Island Countries was conducted in Nadi, Fiji from 2 to 5 December 2002 by the World Health Organization (WHO) Western Pacific Regional Office. The objectives of the workshop were: (1) to assess each country's situation with r...

......................................................................1 4 3.2 Appropriate technology options for health-care waste management in Pacific island countries ................................... 14 3.3 Practical approaches to building capacity in health-care waste management systems ........................................ 16 3.4 Country-specific work plans on heal...

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Island Lake (Antarctica)

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... Island Lake Location Ross Island, Antarctica ... ... Coordinates Basin countries ... ... Basin countries (Antarctica) Island Lake is a lake lying southeast o... ...nter quarters hut at Cape Evans.[1] References ^ "Island Lake". Geographic Names Informat... ... This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Island Lake" (content from the Geograph... ...icles incorporating text from the USGS Geographic Names Information System Lakes of Ross Island All stub a...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2000, A81777 - in English: Workshop on Information Exchange in Management and Use of Pharmaceuticals, Biologicals and Herbal Medicines for Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...SUMMARY The Workshop on Information Exchange in Management and Use of Pharmaceuticals, Biologicals and Herbal Medicines in Pacific Island Countries was held in Nadi, Fiji, from 25 to 28 October 1999. The main objective of the workshop was to improve the availability, quality and use of pharmaceuticals, biologicals and herbal medicines in the Pacific isla...

...ICIPATION IN THE CLOSED ELECTRONIC INFORMATION NETWORK ............... 37 ANNEX 6 . SUMMARY OF SELECTED PHARMACEUTICAL-RELATED INFORMATION IN PACIFIC ISLAND COUNTRIES ............................... 39...

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Island Caribs

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... Drawing of a Carib woman (1888) The Island Caribs, also known as the Kalinago or simply Caribs, are an indigeno... ...s (Kalina) of South America, but they spoke an unrelated language known as Island Carib. At the time of Spanish contact, the Carib... ...Caribbean, which owes its name to them. They lived throughout the Windward Islands, Dominica, and possibly the southern Leeward Islands. Historically ... ...ally it was thought their ancestors were mainland Caribs who conquered the islands from their previous inhabitants, known as the Igneri. However, ling... ...ogical evidence disputes the notion of a mass emigration and conquest; the Island Carib language appears not to have been Cariban, but Arawakan like t... ...n. Some ethnic Carib communities remain on the South American mainland, in countries such as Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, France (French Guiana), Guya...

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Evidence of a Previously Unrecorded Local Tsunami, 13 April 2010, Cook Islands: Implications for Pacific Island Countries : Volume 11, Issue 5 (13/05/2011)

By: J. Goff

...l of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia. Tsunami hazard assessments for Pacific Islands Countries (PICs) tend to focus on subduction zone sources. It is generally recognised that while volcanic-related tsunamigenic sources exist, they are probably only of minor relevance to the overall hazardscape of ...

...3.; Anon.: Tidal wave at Rarotonga, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), p. 13, 7 April 1909.; Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology.: SOPAC Member Countries National Capacity Assessment: Tsunami Warning and Mitigation Systems, Cook Islands, Rarotonga, Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology, Melbourne, 67 pp., 2009.; Beavan, J., Wang, X., Holden, C., Wilson, K., Pow...

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Island of Šarengrad

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...Island of Šarengrad Disputed island Other names: Šarengradska ada, Шаренградска ада ... ... Position of the island. Geography ... ... Total islands 1 ... ...  Serbia Island of Šarengrad (Croatian: Šarengradska ada, Serbian: Šarengradska ada ... ...adska ada, Serbian: Šarengradska ada / Шаренградска ада) is a Danube river island situated close to the village of Šarengrad in Croatia.[1] The island... ...e that the borders between republics should become the borders between the countries,[3][4][5][6] so Island of Šarengrad had officially become the ter... ... Novi list in February 2012 Croatian President Ivo Josipović said that two countries need flexible solution for border disputes on Danube river that w... ...tes on Danube river that would be combination of solutions proposed by two countries.[10] Croatian president said whatever solution would be adopted i... ... Countries ...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1994-99, Report Series, Year 97, Ge, No. 08 (Mic): Workshop on Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Pacific Island Countries

By: Peter Bien, Mr.

...raining for sexually transmitted disease (STD) syndromic case management, programme management and epidemiology. Eleven participants from six Pacific Island countries attended. This workshop supported the New horizons in health concept of enabling individuals to avoid disease - in this case STDs - and to develop lifestyles and environments that are conducive to positive he...

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Island of Vukovar

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...Island of Vukovar Disputed island Other names: Vukovarska ada ... ... Total islands 1 ... ...  Serbia The Island of Vukovar (Croatian: Vukovarska ada, Serbian: Vukovarska ada / Вуко... ...n: Vukovarska ada, Serbian: Vukovarska ada / Вуковарска ада) is a disputed island on the river Danube. It is situated close to the city of Vukovar. ... ...f Vukovar. During the existence of SFR Yugoslavia this island was part of SR Croatia. In the Croatian War of Independence, the Yug... ...at the borders between the republics should become the borders between the countries,[1] but it was under Serbian control like other parts of Eastern ... ...aper Novi list in February 2012 Croatian President Ivo Josipović said that countries need flexible solution for border disputes on Danube river that w... ...tes on Danube river that would be combination of solutions proposed by two countries.[8] Croatian president said whatever solution would be adopted it... ... Countries ...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2003, Report Series, Year 2003, Ge, No. 25 (Fij): Workshop on Human Resource Development for Mental Health in Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...INTRODUCTION A Workshop on Human Resource Development for Mental Health in Pacific Island Countries was held in Nadi, Fiji from 30 September to 2 October 2003. The workshop was organized as a follow-up to the Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries at Naku'alofa, Tonga held in 9 to 1...

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Island Barn Reservoir

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...Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club at Island Barn ... ... Type reservoir Basin countries ... ... 4.5 Gl (0.99×10^9 imp gal) The Island Barn Reservoir lies south of the... ...e River Ember to the east. Queen Elizabeth II Reservoir is a larger reservoir to the West. Island Barn Reservoir was authorized by... ...th Water Act of 1900. It was built by the Metropolitan Water Board, and opened in 1911.[2] Island Barn Reservoir Sailing Club host... ... Gallery Pumping towers at Island Barn Reservoir ...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2004, Report Series, Year 2003, Ge, No. 32 (Fij): Consultation on Essential Public Health Functions with Australia, New Zealand and Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...SUMMARY The consultation meeting on Essential Public Health Functions, with participants from Australia, New Zealand and Pacific island countries was conducted in Nadi, Fiji, from 8 to 11 December 2003 by the WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific. The objectives of the meeting were: (1) to consider and discuss the nine proposed essential public h...

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List of countries and dependencies by area

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...1569 km2 93000 km2 4.88 align=left Largest country wholly on islands. align=left 1861484 km2 N/A N/A N/A alig... ...pean territory (metropolitan Denmark) only, without Greenland and Faroe Islands . align=left 41850 km2 33893 km2 7650 km2 ... ...1 align=left Includes the special municipalities, but excludes other countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, shown separately. al... ...n=left 21 km2 21 km2 0 km2 0 align=left Smallest island country . align=left ( France ) 21 km2 NA NA ...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 1993, Report Series, Year 92, Ge, No. 08 (Fij): Report Workshop for Managers of the Expanded Programme on Immunization from Pacific Island Countries

By: World Health Organization

...SUMMARY A workshop for Expanded Programme on Immunization (EPI) managers from Pacif~ island countries was held in Suva, Fiji, from 18 to 22 August 1992. The objectives of the workshop were: (1) to review and define activities for further acceleration of the EPI to achieve high immunization coverage with all r...

... 11 2.5 Measles control ............................. ... .......................................... 12 2.6 Neonatal tetanus control in South Pacific island countries ............................................................. 14 2.7 Integrated surveillance for poliomyelitis, neonatal tetanus and measles .............................................................. 16 2...

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Island country

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...island country is a country whose primary territory consists of one or more island s or parts of islands. As of 2011, 47 (approximately 24%) of the... ... islands. As of 2011, 47 (approximately 24%) of the 193 UN member states are island countries. Politics The percentage of island countries that are... ...s. As of 2011, 47 (approximately 24%) of the 193 UN member states are island countries. Politics The percentage of island countries that are democ... ...e percentage of island countries that are democratic is higher than that of countries. Historically, they have been more prone to political instabi... ... more prone to political instability than their continental counterparts. War Island countries have often been the basis of maritime conquest and his... ...rone to political instability than their continental counterparts. War Island countries have often been the basis of maritime conquest and historical... ...often been the basis of maritime conquest and historical rivalry between other countries. Island countries are more susceptible to attack by large, co... ...the basis of maritime conquest and historical rivalry between other countries. Island countries are more susceptible to attack by large, continental c... ...e to their size and dependence on sea and air lines of communication . Many island countries are also vulnerable to predation by mercenaries and ot...

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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2003, Wp Ecp Icp, Infection Prevention and Control Ecp 7.2 001-E: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries

By: N. V. K. Nair, Dr.

...INTRODUCTION 1. Background to the Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries This Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries in Tonga was preceded by four similar meetings (Yanuca, Fiji, 1995; Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 1997; Koror, Palau, 1999; and Madang, Papua Ne...

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Small Countries Financial Management Centre

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...through capacity building in the government financial sector.[2] The countries involved (mainly those with a population of under 1... ...[3][4] Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Bhutan, Botswana, Cook Islands, Dominica, Fiji, The Gambia, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiriba... ...nds, Dominica, Fiji, The Gambia, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mauritius, Montenegro, Namibia, St Kitts and Nevis, ... ...renadines, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, Timor-Leste, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Vanuatu. The Centre i... ...rd University's Said Business School [8] was instrumental in creating the Centre’s Small Countries Financial Management Programme (SCFMP), an initiati... ..., an initiative which brings together officials from an extremely diverse range of small countries. Participants come from finance ministries, central... ...gramme offers a support mechanism through which they can exchange ideas, share their own countries’ challenges and give each other practical assistanc... ...uly 2010 IFC (International Finance Centre) - Initiative is helping development of small countries http://www.ifcfeed.com/isle-of-man-articles/Initiat... ...ww.bbc.co.uk/news/10590440 ^ 18 October 2010 Manx Radio - Island earns recognition at ‘highest level’ http://www.manxra...

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