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Suva Ministry of Agriculture Receives $134,000 in Equipment

Wednesday, 6 June 2018, 4:07 pm | SPC Communications

Suva, Fiji – Office and field training equipment valued at F$134,000 were handed over to the Ministry of Agriculture today by the European Union funded “Improving Key Services to Agriculture” (IKSA) project, which is being implemented by the ... More >>

Tonga Family Protection Legal Aid Centre opens on 12 March

Friday, 9 March 2018, 10:44 am | SPC Communications

Nuku'alofa – Tonga will soon be the first country in the Pacific to have a legal aid centre specifically dedicated to helping people who are survivors of domestic violence. The Family Protection Legal Aid Centre will be opening its doors on Monday ... More >>

Keys to economic empowerment of pacific women

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 8:23 pm | SPC Communications

End of discriminatory laws and change in cultural norms key to economic empowerment of pacific women SUVA, Fiji, 4 October 2017 – Over 200 participants from 21 Pacific countries have been meeting over three days this week to discuss the economic standing ... More >>

SPC serves Pacific development for 70 years

Monday, 6 February 2017, 7:36 pm | SPC Communications

SPC serves Pacific development for 70 years Noumea, New Caledonia – The Pacific Community (SPC) today marks 70 years of serving Pacific development. Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, said: “We are excited at the timely opportunity ... More >>

Short film highlights public engagement on deep sea minerals

Tuesday, 15 March 2016, 10:44 am | SPC Communications

Suva, Fiji – Government and community consultations in Papua New Guinea and Vanuatu over managing future opportunities and potential risks associated with the nascent deep sea mining industry are featured in a new film. More >>

SPC-UNESCO Education Workshop

Friday, 28 February 2014, 1:21 pm | SPC Communications

SPC is hosting a regional workshop on education statistics and indicators for the Pacific region, jointly organized by the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Statistics for Development Division. More >>

SPC Helps Pacific Nations Reduce Climate ChangeRisks

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 11:13 am | SPC Communications

'The social, cultural and economic significance of agriculture and fisheries to the people of the Pacific, and the high susceptibility of these sectors to projected climate change impacts means that addressing effects on food production and securing ... More >>

SPC Receives Marshall Island’s Endorsement

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 11:03 am | SPC Communications

If any country understands the importance of SPC (Secretariat of the Pacific Community) to the Pacific region it is the Marshall Islands. More >>

Book Launch: Pacific Climate Change and Food Security

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 10:48 am | SPC Communications

Monday 7 November 2011 Pacific nations face many pressures to sustain their fish resources and maintain a vital source of food, with climate change posing a fresh challenge. A new book Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture ... More >>

Book Launch: Pacific Climate Change and Food Security

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 10:47 am | SPC Communications

Monday 7 November 2011 Pacific nations face many pressures to sustain their fish resources and maintain a vital source of food, with climate change posing a fresh challenge. A new book Vulnerability of Tropical Pacific Fisheries and Aquaculture ... More >>

Pacific Islands well represented at Bangkok ESCAP meeting

Friday, 17 December 2010, 11:37 am | SPC Communications

A record number of Pacific Island representatives are attending the 2nd session of the Committee on Statistics established by the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). The committee is dedicated to the development ... More >>

Pacific: Implement Policies to Promote Cultural Industries

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 1:29 pm | SPC Communications

The promotion of creative, cultural and innovative industries must be part of National Development Plans and appropriate resources must be allocated to them. “Prominence is needed at the government level to promote cultural, creative and innovative industries ... More >>

Cultural Industries Must Be Supported

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 10:07 am | SPC Communications

Suva, Fiji Islands (7 December, 2010) A regional meeting on the cultural industries has been told that while creative and cultural industries contribute to economic development, the Pacific has yet to tap into this area, in spite of its real potential. More >>

Cultural Industries and Traditional Knowledge Needs Support

Wednesday, 8 December 2010, 9:46 am | SPC Communications

A regional meeting on the cultural industries has been told that while creative and cultural industries contribute to economic development, the Pacific has yet to tap into this area, in spite of its real potential. In opening the Regional Consultation ... More >>

SPC and FAO collaborate on plant genetic resources

Tuesday, 7 December 2010, 9:31 am | SPC Communications

The International Year of Biodiversity, celebrating our rich heritage on the land, and in the sea, is coming to an end this month, and it is fitting that FAO and SPC are collaborating to hold the first ever Regional Consultation for the Strengthening, ... More >>

No room for complacency in dealing with STIs in the Pacific

Thursday, 2 December 2010, 10:22 am | SPC Communications

Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) - More than 95 per cent of reported HIV cases in the Pacific are sexually transmitted, and while there has been a reversal of the trend in the HIV epidemic at the global level, the high prevalence of sexually ... More >>

Pacific Meets to Discuss Growing Overfishing Problem

Wednesday, 1 December 2010, 1:56 pm | SPC Communications

Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, Wednesday 1 Decelmber 2010 - Representatives from national government conservation and fisheries departments and regional and national non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are meeting at the headquarters of ... More >>

Internet access possible for people in Pacific

Friday, 19 October 2007, 12:15 am | SPC Communications

Friday, October 19 October, 2007, SPC Headquarters – People living in remote islands and rural areas of the Pacific will soon be able to connect to the internet via a new, low-cost, satellite-based system called Pacific RICS (rural interconnectivity ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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