Julia Edwards


Pacific Conference of Churches
4 Thurston Street, Suva, Fiji

    Whoever serves must do so
with the strength that God
supplies, so that God may
be glorified in all things.
1 Peter 4:11 (NRSV)

Read Julia's latest newsletter:

• El Niño and the advent of disaster preparedness among the highlanders of Papua New Guinea

Newsletter Archive:
• No wait: No gud u late - Market Vendor Disaster Preparedness, August 2017
• 'Rising hope during rising tides': the presentation of a peace candle during the Ecumenical Youth Concert, Suva, Fiji
•  Live to Tell - Stronger than Winston, October 2016
• Relocation: rising seas and raising awareness in Solomon Islands, April 2016 
• Hotting up in the Pacific: Collective cries ahead of the COP21 climate talks in Paris, September 2015
  Raising educational standards, May 2015
• Relocation revisited, November 2014
• Nansen Initative collaboration, September 2014
• In Solidarity with West Papua, June 2014
• Dengue Fever, March 2014
• The Late President of the Methodist Church in Fiji, March 2014
• I-Kiribati in the Solomon Islands, March 2014
• Betel Nut Ban PNG, March 2014
• May 2013
• March - April 2013
• January - February 2013
• October - November 2012
• August - September 2012
• April - May 2012
• March 2012
• January - February 2012
• October - November 2011
• August 2011
• Namoli Framework for Hermeneutics
• The Carteret Islands
• May - June 2011
• April 2011
• February- March 2011
• February 2011
• January 2011
• Breast Cancer Awareness, October 2010
• Bula Bulletin, October 2010


UN Conference of the Parties climate talks (COP 20)

Julia has developed considerable expertise in the field of climate change during her placement in the Pacific and is now a member of the Fiji Government delegation at the COP.

Read her contributions from the recent debate:

• Greetings from the debate
• Interesting facts from Lima
• Gender on the Agenda 

"Just like in Britain, October in Fiji has been Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This annual event is much needed here as awareness is said to be low, despite the Ministry of Health reporting that in 2009, 64 new cases of breast cancer were diagnosed. Unfortunately, according to Ms. Mereoni Taginadavu, a breast cancer survivor interviewed in the Fiji Times, the disease is often considered 'like a taboo'."




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