Pacific Community takes stance against “cancer” of violence

25 November 2015, Noumea/ Suva

white-ribbonViolence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive manifestations of gender inequality in the Pacific region and the Pacific Community (SPC) has an ongoing responsibility to address this “cancer” in our society.

Pacific Community staff in Fiji, Vanuatu, Kiribati and New Caledonia honoured at annual awards

23 November 2015, Noumea

DGs-AwardThe 2015 Director-General’s Awards for staff excellence at the Pacific Community (SPC) have recognised employees working in coastal fisheries, human resources and ICT who are based across the Pacific Islands region.

SPC welcomes Nauru's new legislation to govern seabed mining activities

20 November 2015, Yaren

DSMBy passing its International Seabed Minerals Bill on 23 October 2015 the Government of Nauru becomes one of the few countries in the world to have an Act governing its engagement in seabed mineral activities undertaken within international waters known as ‘the Area’.

Pacific Energy Advisory Group identifies emerging challenges and opportunities

18 November 2015 Suva

Hydro-intake-bridge-vanuatuThe need to establish a Pacific Islands Energy Regulators Network to foster cooperation and share experiences in assessing and approving energy prices and tariffs and to learn and help each other is a key outcome discussed at this week’s 6th Pacific Energy Advisory Group meeting, in Suva, Fiji.



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