Category: CSFT publish

Category: CSFT publish

Scientists call for moratorium on ocean mining, fearing impact on Pacific tuna fishery
September 14, 2021 CSFT publish Civil Society Forum of Tonga

By Brian Hagenbuch September 9, 2021 Around 500 scientists from 44 countries have signed a letter urging a moratorium on ocean mining, an activity that researchers say could be adversely affect fisheries, in particular deep-sea catches like tuna. Scientists made the plea recently after an ocean-mining company and its host country, the Pacific island nation

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What if seabed mining goes wrong?
May 19, 2021 CSFT publish, Uncategorized Civil Society Forum of Tonga

Citizens of Tonga are demanding answers about liability “The Pacific is currently the world’s laboratory for the experiment of Deep Seabed Mining,” Kara and the other groups wrote to the ISA. And if anything goes wrong in the lab, Kara is worried that her country wouldn’t be able to foot the bill. And if no one

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Save our Ocean, cries the people of Tonga
November 10, 2020 CSFT publish SosaietiSivile

Press Realease: The people of Tonga is echoing a strong stance of saying no to deep sea mining and asking government to save the ocean, their people and their children. Using the Civil Society Forum of Tonga (CSFT) network, the people are raising concerns on government’s decision to issue the exploration license to Tonga Offshore

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FI-E-FI-A A FAFINE TONGA
October 14, 2020 CSFT publish SosaietiSivile

MEDIA RELEASE EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE 16th October 2020 Local civil society groups sign MoU affirming solidarity in supporting government commitments to gender equality and participation and empowerment of women and girls in Tonga Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The Prime Minister, Honourable Dr. Pohiva Tui’onetoa officiated at the launch and signing of the Memorandum of Understanding of FI-E-FI-A

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Official Launch of the EU EDF 11th Project with the Civil Society Forum of Tonga
July 9, 2020 CSFT publish SosaietiSivile

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Enhancing the Engagement of Tongan Civil Society in the Policy Dialogue and Governance with the Government (9/7/2020, Nuku’alofa) – The Government of Tonga and the European Union (EU) are joining their efforts to further promote good governance and to strengthen the policy dialogue capacity of civil society organizations (CSOs) in an effort

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