31 Jan 2004

Pacific environmental system in finals of Stockholm Challenge

9:06 am on 31 January 2004

An environmental information system thats being set up across the Pacific region has made it through to the last round of the international competition, the Stockholm Challenge.

The project, the Pacific Islands Environment Network, beat off almost nine hundred competitors from 107 countries to become one of the final nine finalists.

The project, which is funded by the European Union and managed by the South Pacific Environment Programme in Samoa, is designed to increase the flow of national and regional information to the broadest numbers of Pacific Island communities.

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