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Sharing Pacific Perspectives on Climate Change

Wednesday, 26 June 2019, 2:06 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Sigatoka, Fiji - Climate change and disaster risk finance is crucial to addressing climate change, the greatest single threat to the livelihoods, security and well-being of the Pacific. As such, a gathering on climate change and disaster risk finance ... More >>

Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls

Tuesday, 25 June 2019, 2:09 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Tarawa, Kiribati –Kiribati launched the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership) programme and revealed that selected schools across the country will be involved in a survey in the coming weeks. More >>

Pacific human rights delegation to UK, Geneva

Wednesday, 19 June 2019, 1:19 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

17 June, Suva - Staff from Pacific National Human Rights Institutions (NHRI) are embarking on an opportunity to build their capacity thanks to a Study Tour and Exchange to the UK and the Human Rights Council in Geneva from 17 – 26 June 2019. More >>

Integrating Gender and Human Rights-based Approaches

Friday, 7 June 2019, 10:31 am | Pacific Community - SPC

Suva, Fiji – A workshop to integrate gender and human rights-based approaches and review performance indictors in the fisheries sector was held in Suva this week, coinciding with #WorldOceansDay and its “Oceans and Gender” theme, being celebrated ... More >>

Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Meeting in Fiji

Thursday, 7 March 2019, 1:27 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Delegates from ten Pacific Island countries are gathering in Suva, Fiji this week for the inception and planning meeting of the Global Climate Change Alliance Plus - Scaling up Pacific Adaptation (GCCA+ SUPA) project. More >>

Launch of the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 1:26 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

The Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership Programme has been designed to address some of the most serious challenges faced by the Pacific Islands region. Among these are the increasing depletion of coastal fisheries resources; the threats to marine ... More >>

Regional working group to address domestic violence

Friday, 26 October 2018, 1:33 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nadi, Fiji – Representatives from eleven Pacific countries have agreed to establish a regional working group to help address domestic violence issues. This agreement was a key result from a regional consultation made up of senior civil servants responsible ... More >>

Pacific Sea Level & Geodetic Monitoring Facility

Thursday, 11 October 2018, 1:14 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

What: The official commissioning of a new Sea Level & Geodetic Monitoring station (tide gauge plus additional instruments) installed by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Geoscience Australia, the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Government of the Kingdom ... More >>

Tonga exploring cheaper and sustainable electricity

Tuesday, 25 September 2018, 1:06 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga – Biogas generation using agriculture and animal products has promising potential for Tonga and the Pacific Islands, if pursued through a well-defined circular economy strategy. This was the conclusion of a 4 day visit jointly organised ... More >>

SPC signs human rights agreement with UK Government

Friday, 13 July 2018, 1:53 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

SPC signs agreement with UK Government to strengthen human rights in 9 Pacific Commonwealth countries More >>

Pacific experts press for sustainable deep-sea mining

Monday, 9 July 2018, 4:24 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nadi, Fiji – Pacific Island Countries and Territories have committed to long-term sustainable management of Deep-Sea Minerals (DSM) and ocean governance through the refinement of a draft regional agreement in Fiji. More >>

SPC staff support victims of natural disasters

Friday, 8 June 2018, 3:08 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Noumea, New Caledonia – On Friday morning, Colin Tukuitonga, Director-general of the Pacific Community (SPC), handed 705,840 Pacific Francs, collected from all SPC staff in New Caledonia and Fiji, over to the French Red Cross. More >>

Southern ocean ‘big swell’ waves studied in real time

Monday, 28 May 2018, 1:10 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Apia, Samoa - A training and consultation workshop focusing on ocean data applications has helped build ocean science capacity and has kick-started discussions to improve national oceanographic services. More >>

Australia Renews Commitment to Major Pacific Programme

Friday, 11 May 2018, 4:35 pm | Pacific Community - SPC

Nuku’alofa, Tonga- At the Planning and Steering Committee meetings for the Climate and Ocean Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac) held this week in Tonga, the Australian Government confirmed that they will continue the excellent work of the programme ... More >>

“To save Tuvalu is to save the world”

Saturday, 5 May 2018, 11:51 am | Pacific Community - SPC

“To save Tuvalu is to save the world” High Level Dialogue on climate change and biodiversity held at SPC HQ 4 May 2018, Noumea, New Caledonia (SPC) – Heads of State and governments as well as ministers and delegates participated in a High-Level ... More >>

 

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