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Savusavu tilapia fish farmers gear up

Wednesday, 21 November 2018, 4:18 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Fish farmers in the Savusavu Tilapia Farmers Cluster took receipt today of gear and equipment used for breeding and nursing baby fish. The equipment will help support new fish stocks as they are introduced into ponds and help ensure they are able to ... More >>

New Sea Level Monitoring Station boosts Tonga’s Resilience

Tuesday, 16 October 2018, 5:18 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Tonga - Today on Vuna Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nukualofa, the Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva officially commissioned a new Pacific Sea Level and Geodetic Monitoring station, which will provide high quality ... More >>

Fresh groundwater potential discovered in Cook Islands

Wednesday, 25 April 2018, 4:35 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

A backup water source to support the communities of Aitutaki in the Cook Islands to access safe and clean drinking water during drought conditions has recently been investigated. More >>

Tonga PM launches regional strategy for surveying

Monday, 16 April 2018, 3:47 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Tonga’s Prime Minister launches the world’s first regional strategy for surveying and geospatial capacity development More >>

Supporting Data Driven Progress towards SDGS In Pacific

Friday, 23 March 2018, 4:41 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Supporting Data Driven Progress towards SDGS In Pacific Agriculture And Fisheries Nadi, Fiji – Policy decisions relating to food security and sustainable agricultural development can now be made more effectively based on high quality, timely and relevant ... More >>

New Pacific Partnership addresses gender equality

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 8:22 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Thursday 8 March 2018 (Pacific region) – This International Women’s Day, a new EUR18.2 million regional programme to improve gender equality and address violence against women and girls is being announced. More >>

France, SPC to scale up health security in the Pacific

Thursday, 8 March 2018, 2:27 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

7 March 2018, Noumea (SPC) The Pacific Community (SPC) and Agence française de développement (AFD) join forces in strengthening public healthsurveillance and response capacities to tackle epidemics, emerging transmissible diseases, antimicrobial ... More >>

Rural women are defining Pacific Resilience

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 7:34 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

“Despite the myriad challenges they face, rural women are helping define Pacific resilience today,” said The Pacific Community (SPC) Director-General Dr Colin Tukuitonga on the eve of International Women’s Day. More >>

Rural women are defining Pacific Resilience

Wednesday, 7 March 2018, 5:28 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

International Women’s Day - Rural women are defining Pacific Resilience WEDNESDAY 7 March 2018 – “Despite the myriad challenges they face, rural women are helping define Pacific resilience today,” said The Pacific Community (SPC) Director-General ... More >>

Solomons maritime industry calls for energy efficiency

Friday, 16 February 2018, 7:53 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Solomon Islands, Honiara – The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) together with national ship operators, have called for greater investment in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse ... More >>

Oceanic Fisheries Programme completes Tuna Tagging voyage

Tuesday, 23 January 2018, 5:16 pm | Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Noumea, New Caledonia –Staff from the Oceanic Fisheries Programme completed a significant tuna-tagging voyage in late 2017, releasing nearly 28,000 tags in the waters of PNG and Solomon Islands. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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