New Countries Eligible for Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship

Due to overwhelming interest in the fellowship, the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA)and the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (OPOC) - in partnership with Conservation Strategy Fund, the Conservation Finance Alliance and the Wildlife Conservation Society - are pleased to expand the number of countries eligible to apply for the Pacific Ocean Finance Fellowship. The goal of the fellowship program is to strengthen Pacific regional capacity in financing for improved ocean governance and health. 


Citizens or permanent residents of Cook Islands, Tokelau, Papua New Guinea, and Niue are now eligible to apply.

Citizens or permanent residents of Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu remain eligible. The fellowship program will now select up to 15 fellows for this first cohort.

This fellowship is part of the Pacific Ocean Finance Program, which is Component 3 of the Pacific Regional Oceanscape Program (PROP) - funded by World Bank and Global Environment Facility - and implemented through FFA and OPOC. The aim of the Pacific Ocean Finance Program is to improve the amount and efficacy of finance for Pacific Ocean governance.

The deadline to apply has been extended to May 10th, 2019.  

Click here for more information. 


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