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Sexual harassment is no joke

Saturday, 25 November 2017, 11:29 am | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Joint Statement on the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign 24 November 2017 Starting November 25 on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and running until December 10 – Human Rights Day – ... More >>

Pacific Week of Agriculture set for grand opening in Vanuatu

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 4:57 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

PORT VILA, 12th October 2017 – Global agricultural leaders will gather in Vanuatu next week for the inaugural Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA 2017). Vanuatu is hosting the one-week event from 16 to 20 October in partnership with the Pacific Community ... More >>

Strengthening Pacific labour market information systems

Monday, 9 October 2017, 5:19 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Pacific Community (SPC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to improve Pacific labour market information systems and labour statistics. More >>

Integartion of Marine Insurance & Liability Mechanism

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 1:24 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Promoting the Integration of Marine Insurance And Liability Mechanisms into the Pacific Maritime Transport System More >>

SPC and UN Strengthen Cooperation

Monday, 2 October 2017, 1:45 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Senior leaders from United Nations (UN) agencies and the Pacific Community (SPC) gathered in Suva, Fiji last week to discuss opportunities for deepening cooperation and strengthening coordination of their respective work aimed at helping countries ... More >>

Fiji Government receives equipment through EU-SPC

Tuesday, 8 August 2017, 4:39 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

For Immediate Release Suva, Fiji – The Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC), Dr Colin Tukuitonga and the European Union (EU) Ambassador to Fiji and the Pacific, H.E Andrew Jacobs today handed over equipment valued at approximately F$300,000 ... More >>

Leaders call for regional Ocean Science Centre

Saturday, 29 July 2017, 12:53 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Noumea, New Caledonia – Pacific Island countries and territories at the Pacific Community’s (SPC) 10th governing body conference in Noumea have called for the establishment of a Pacific Community Centre for Ocean Science. More >>

Sweden Partners with SPC to Advance Human Rights in Pacific

Wednesday, 19 July 2017, 9:03 am | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Suva, Fiji, 19 July 2017 – The Pacific Community (SPC) has signed a major partnership agreement with the Government of Sweden, which has pledged to provide financial assistance to support the organisation’s human rights programme with advancing human rights ... More >>

Advancing regional climate change finance priorities

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 5:10 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Nadi, Fiji – Climate Change and Finance government representatives from eight Pacific Island countries meet this week to discuss climate change finance. These discussions have the overarching goal to assist the present countries with accessing ... More >>

10th Conference of the Pacific Community

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 4:36 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

10th Conference of the Pacific Community chaired by Philippe Germain, President of the New Caledonia Government 11 July 2017, Noumea On 27 July 2017, representatives of the Pacific Community’s 26 members will meet at SPC Headquarters in Noumea for ... More >>

World Environment Day

Monday, 5 June 2017, 12:25 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

World Environment Day 5 June 2017 Nouméa, New Caledonia – As part of World Environment Day, the Pacific Community (SPC) is issuing schools in the islands of Kiribati with a reader entitled ‘ The Adventures of Vili’ in order to raise children’s awareness ... More >>

Improving governance of maritime transport in the Pacific

Wednesday, 7 December 2016, 5:19 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Heads of maritime and energy administrations have gathered in Port Vila, Vanuatu, to discuss and agree on regional issues, challenges and opportunities for an improved governance of the energy and transport sectors and the request for ... More >>

Dr Tukuitonga honoured for contribution to Pacific health

Friday, 26 August 2016, 1:22 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Auckland, New Zealand – The Pacific Community’s Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, has been honoured with a Life Award from the Pasifika Medical Association in recognition of his outstanding contribution and active commitment towards improving Pacific health ... More >>

Ending family violence in Pacific: law is not enough

Friday, 17 June 2016, 4:47 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

A respected former Fijian judge has told a human rights forum that legislation is only part of the solution to ending domestic violence in the Pacific region. More >>

Get ready for plain packaging

Tuesday, 31 May 2016, 12:23 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

World No Tobacco Day, on 31 May every year, highlights the burden of tobacco and tobacco-related harm. More >>

Six Pacific islands ratify the Paris Climate Accord

Wednesday, 27 April 2016, 9:32 am | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

The Pacific islands, amongst the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global leadership this weekend when the Paris Agreement opened for signing on 22 April. Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa ... More >>

Popular Youth@Work initiative expands to Niue

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 2:36 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

JOINT MEDIA RELEASE Popular Youth@Work initiative expands to Niue 30 March 2016 Niue/New Caledonia/New Zealand – An innovative joint venture to address youth employment and create opportunities to develop meaningful career paths for Niuean youth has ... More >>

Pioneering soil research for the Pacific

Wednesday, 30 March 2016, 12:16 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Pioneering soil research for the Pacific 30 March 2016 Suva, Fiji - Pioneering scientific research to examine the value of organic farming over chemical agriculture for good soil health and climate resilience in the Pacific region will start in May. Termed ... More >>

Seedlings to boost post-Winston food security

Thursday, 24 March 2016, 1:50 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Nadi, Fiji – A total of 43,000 fruit and vegetable seedlings were handed over to Fiji’s Ministry of Agriculture by the European Union Ambassador to the Pacific, H.E. Andrew Jacobs, today in Nadi, to boost the country’s recovery following tropical ... More >>

Pacific Community assists Fiji’s post-cyclone surveys

Friday, 18 March 2016, 3:16 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Suva, Fiji – Two interdisciplinary teams of oceanographers and damage assessment specialists from the Pacific Community (SPC) will depart today to conduct a week-long survey of the impacts of tropical cyclone Winston on the island of Ovalau and the ... More >>

 

 

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