31 Jul 2015

Dateline Pacific evening edition for 31 July 2015

From , 3:05 pm on 31 July 2015

Small island states present climate change concerns to UN Security council as attention turns to Paris; UN Women are hoping a new toolkit will help end gender based violence in the Pacific; researchers in American Samoa are hoping to grow salt resistant taro strains for islands affected by sea level rise; PNG police are saying the Australian Government is lying about removing staff accused of sexual assault from the Manus; and on the 50th anniversary of the Cook Islands self government, a legal expert says the country has benefited from its limited autonomy granted in 1965.