Pacific Community launches ‘Tails’ app for fisheries data collection

29 April 2016, Noumea

tails-appsA new fisheries application developed by the Pacific Community (SPC) has been launched at the 10th annual Tuna Data Workshop in Noumea this week.

European Union and Pacific Community support disaster relief in Marshall Islands

29 April 2016, Majuro

RMI-HandoverAn emergency response vehicle and 208 water tanks have been provided to the Republic of the Marshall Islands this week as part of ongoing support to boost emergency response efforts in the small Pacific Island nation.

Marshall Islands declares maritime boundaries to UN

28 April 2016, New York City

Majuro-chartThe Republic of the Marshall Islands has reached a major milestone in ocean resource management and international relations following the submission of their completed maritime boundary legislation to the United Nations on 22 April 2016.

Six Pacific islands ratify the Paris Climate Accord

paris-agreementThe Pacific islands, amongst the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, have displayed global leadership this weekend when the Paris Agreement opened for signing on 22 April.  Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa and Tuvalu were six of the 15 overall countries that submitted their ratification during the special signing ceremony at the United Nations Headquarters in New York.



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