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Third of Pacific islands unable to attend Cop26, sparking fears summit will be less ambitious

SYDNEY, 21 OCTOBER 2021 (THE GUARDIAN) —A third of Pacific small island states and territories do not plan to send any government figures to the COP26 summit in Glasgow due to Covid-19 travel restrictions. The lack of high-level representation of Pacific nations at the meeting has led to fears that the concerns of these countries, […]

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More than 7m doses of AstraZeneca unused in Australia amid fears they may be wasted

CANBERRA, 22 OCTOBER 2021 (THE GUARDIAN)—The number of unused doses of AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine in Australia has ballooned above 7m as the federal government urges doctors and pharmacists to prevent waste by redirecting excess stock to areas of higher demand. A Guardian Australia analysis of vaccination rollout data shows about 7.3m doses of AstraZeneca have […]

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United States Cybersecurity experts share latest trends, tips, and tools

SUVA, 22 OCTOBER 2021 (US EMBASSY) — Cybersecurity experts from the United States Department of Homeland Security and Department of State discussed the latest trends, tips, tools, and dangers with Pacific Island information technology professionals in government and the private sector during a virtual presentation on 21 October.   The Cybersecurity First -Fundamentals, Best Practices, and […]