Boost for education planning and decision making in Tuvalu

10 February 2016, Funafuti

handTwenty-one master trainers, mostly ICT teachers and school clerks, will lead the roll-out of education data system training to all schools in Tuvalu this year, on behalf of the Education Ministry.

National Minimum Development Indicators regional data base extended to include French territories

3 February 2016, Nouméa

graphiqueThe Pacific Community (SPC), in partnership with the Institute of Statistics and Economic Research of New Caledonia (ISEE) today unveiled a new version of the SPC National Minimum Development Indicators (NMDI) website (, which now includes data on New Caledonia.

Report fills gap on trade statistics in the Pacific

3 February 2016, Suva

trade-reportPrimary industries are the backbone of many Pacific Island countries but there is a great need for more up-to-date information on trade in the region to better understand and grow national economies.

Pacific Community strengthens ties with New Zealand’s largest volunteer agency

1 February 2016, Wellington

SPC-VSAThe Pacific Community (SPC) and Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding that signals a greater commitment to work together to assist Pacific Island countries and territories with achieving their development aspirations.



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