4 Dec 2019

Dateline Pacific for 4 December 2019

From , 5:05 am on 4 December 2019

The latest round of global climate talks have opened in Spain with the head of the UN warning the world risks sleepwalking past the point of no return; challenge to controversial new Tahiti mining law to be taken to France's highest administrative court; a Sweden based human rights institute says it's impressed by Vanuatu's approach to displacement in the context of disasters and climate change; Papua New Guinea is marking 20 Days of Human Rights Activism, an annual programme based on a global campaign to end gender based violence; Tonga is taking steps to ensure it won't experience another internet shut down such as happened last Summer when its undersea cable was severed.