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Just Transitions to a Plastic Free Paciifc
by Urgent Action Hub for Climate Justice - Fiji/Pacific (Civil society organization)
The Urgent Action Hub for Climate Justice​ ​includ​es​ many diverse ​local national and PSIDS civil society and social movements​ in Fiji​ and across the Pacific, and ​a further ​2900 people​ actively daily sharing information and resources,​ in our online Facebook group​.

On World Oceans Day 2017, the group​ have launched in Suva with a cleanup campaign along with many other civil society groups, a public campaign to encourage an end to single use plastics in the Pacific called Just Transitions to a Plastic Free Pacific.

Over coming months they will be working hard on various online and offline community led strategies and actions in urban, rural and remote communities of Fiji. Their first press statement has been released, and all are urged to support and affirm these committed efforts as young women, men and transgender people of Fiji.

To get engaged and amplify this work, hashtag is : #PlasticFreePacific and #SaveOurOcean
Progress reports
June 2018
Direct message camapaign - Online over 12 months, major increase in voices of diverse grassroots Pacific people from urban poor, rural and remote areas providing evidence based and community based evidence on issues related to single use plastics, and strategies to address
June 2018
Participation of local, national and regional Pacific civil society in consultations with PSIDS Governments, private sector and development agencies on reduction and then ban of single use plastics in the region
June 2018
5 meetings with PSIDS Governments, PIFS and PIDF on progress of political will and technical progress toward a single use plastic free Pacific region.
June 2018
Increased membership of the campaign partners and active engagement of more and diverse civil society from Pacific small island states, in the campaign
Financing (in USD)
5,000 USD
Staff / Technical expertise
DIVA for Equality, Secretariat for campaign
In-kind contribution
Online activism -All members of the core hub
In-kind contribution
Volunteers of core group all commit hours of online and offline work to this campaign
Basic information
Time-frame: January 2017 - December 2018
Partners
DIVA for Equality, Pacific Partnerships on Gender, Climate Change and Sustainable Development (PPGCCSD), Fiji Women's Rights Movement, Haus of Khameleon, Patriots Community Sports Club, and an online Facebook hub (closed) of over 2900 members from across Pacific small island states.
Ocean Basins
  • Global
  • North Pacific
  • South Pacific
  • Southern Ocean
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Maria Nailevu, DIVA Management Collective Member/Campaign Coordinator, marianailevu05@gmail.com cc: noelenen@gmail.com, (679) 8631284
Suva, Fiji
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