French Pacific Women’s Union Regional Workshop

genreAs side events to the Regional Workshop of the Union des Femmes Francophones d’Océanie (French Pacific Women’s Union -UFFO), SPC hosted both associations and the general public for two meetings on gender equality issues.

Workshop supports effective policy and planning in education sector

7 August 2015, Port Vila

MoET_TeamA week-long workshop has recently concluded in Port Vila with technical support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to drive the roll-out of a Ministry of Education and Training initiative aimed at promoting effective evidence-based decision making across Vanuatu’s education sector.

Pacific efficient light strategy will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and generate energy and financial savings

6 August 2015, Nadi

Light-bulb-manRepresentatives from nine Pacific Island countries are gathering today in Nadi, Fiji, to validate the first ever Pacific Efficient Lighting Strategy (PELS) for the region’s transition to high efficiency, environmentally-sound lighting by 2020.

Pacific magistrates visit New Zealand Family Court

3 August 2015, Auckland

pacific-magistratesSenior magistrates and judges from the Pacific had the honour of visiting the Waitakere District Court in Auckland on Friday, hosted by Judge Lisa Tremewan, as they wrapped up discussions at the Pacific Regional Judges and Magistrates Consultation this week in New Zealand.



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