SPC assists Nauru in its maritime priorities

Friday 29 August 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva

Boat-harbour-operations-in-NauruThe International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) has now become the key instrument guiding countries on ISPS security compliance of their international ports and ships. Over the years, the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has been working closely with many Pacific ports to assist in maintaining this compliance.

NCD prevention should focus on young people

Thursday 28 August 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Apia -

The Youth Forum preceding the Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in Apia, Samoa, began today. Around 260 young people from the Pacific, Caribbean and AIMS (Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Mediterranean and South China Sea) regions have gathered to discuss the priorities that they will take forward into the coming week of meetings and events at the SIDS Conference.

Building capacity to manage emergency operations in Palau

Participants-taking-notes-Emergency-Operations-Center-training-in-PalauParticipants from Palau Government departments, Palau Red Cross and the media attended training last week on establishing and managing Emergency Operations Centers.

Utilising Senile Coconut Palm Stems in the Pacific

cocowood-veneerAlmost every literature written on coconuts declares it as the “tree-of-life” and rightly so, since almost every part of this amazing palm can be used, from the nuts, fronds, stems to the roots.


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