New project to assist 15 Pacific Island countries tackle energy security and climate change PDF Print E-mail

Thursday 4 December 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji –






A new project to address the social, environmental and economic impact of energy security and climate change on Pacific African Caribbean Pacific (PACP) countries was launched in Suva today. 


Supported by the European Union, the Pacific Technical and Vocational Education and Training on Sustainable Energy and Climate Change Adaptation (PACTVET) project aims to enhance PACPs' regional and national capacity and technical expertise to respond to climate change adaptation (CCA) and sustainable energy (SE) challenges.


The EUR 6.1 million (F$11.9m) project is being implemented over 53 months by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), in partnership with the University of the South Pacific (USP). PACTVET aims to enhance sustainable livelihoods in PACPs. Sustainable livelihoods are a high priority for Pacific Island communities and governments alike.


They are central to current and emerging development policy, including resource management and conservation and to meet threats such as climate change.


The PACTVET project was jointly launched by the EU Ambassador, Mr Andrew Jacobs, SPC Deputy Director General Ms. Fekitamoeloa Utoikamanu, USP Vice Chancellor and President Prof. Rajesh Chandra, and PIFS Deputy Secretary General and Deputy Regional Authorising Officer Ms. Cristelle E. Pratt.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 December 2014 14:02
Pacific Energiser Issue 16 PDF Print E-mail


Bula and greetings everyone. Welcome to Issue 16 of the Pacific Energiser.


Please click on the link below to download the newsletter.


Pacific Energiser Issue 16


This issue comprises of all latest energy developments/projects/news around the Pacific region. Also highlighting the UN SIDS Conference, which was held in Apia, Samoa from 1 - 4 September.


Once again, hearty thanks to those who have contributed to the current issue and we welcome comments/suggestions on the newsletter.


We are also inviting contributions for Issue 17 of the newsletter, which will be released at the end of March 2015.


Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


Enjoy reading!!

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