Ministers to review Pacific Regional Cultural Strategy in Guam

24 May 2016, Hagatna, Guam

A mid-term review of the Pacific’s 10-year regional cultural strategy is high on the agenda as representatives from over 25 countries and territories gather for the 27th Council of Pacific Arts and Culture meeting in Hagatna, Guam, today.

Advancing Pacific Ocean data networks and applications

24 May 2016, Noumea, New Caledonia

Ocean science experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Institute of Research for Development (IRD) are among those convening in Noumea this week to build understanding of ocean processes, ocean observations and data applications, and advance the design of a Pacific Islands ocean observation network.

Spectacular opening for Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam

23 May 2016, Hagatna, Guam

The curtain has been raised on the biggest celebration of the Pacific region’s diverse cultural heritage, with the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts under way in Guam following a spectacular opening ceremony yesterday.  

Pacific summit to strengthen response to non-communicable diseases crisis

19 May 2016, Nuku’alofa/Noumea

NCD-summitPacific Islands’ leaders, ministers and officials from regional and global development agencies will gather in the Kingdom of Tonga from 20-22 June 2016 to deliberate on better ways to tackle the region’s non-communicable diseases (NCDs) crisis.



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