Fiji and Tuvalu sign maritime boundary agreement

Wednesday 22 October 2014 – Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva, Fiji

signing_treatyLast Friday was an important occasion for the governments of Fiji and Tuvalu as a maritime boundary agreement was signed by the Prime Minister of Fiji, Honourable Voreqe Bainimarama, and the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, Honourable Enele Sopoaga. This signing event concluded many years of negotiations between senior government officials of both countries.

USAID climate change livestock training project

22 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Sabeto, Fiji

Chick-placementThe Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Land Resources Division (LRD) project Vegetation and land cover mapping and improving food security for building resilience to a changing climate in Pacific Island communities for the Sabeto catchment area of Fiji in Nadi, conducted livestock production adaptation training for 66 villagers from Naboutini and Korobebe villages on 1–2 October.

SPC empowers new lawyers to embrace human rights for development

Friday 17 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva, Fiji
New-lawyersHuman rights cover many aspects of our everyday life; they include our right to food, shelter, education, health, protection, and freedom of expression. Without them, we lack the ability to satisfy our needs and have a happy, healthy and productive life. Numerous stakeholders have a role to play in the realisation of our rights.

SPC facilitates training in the use of web online applications to promote information sharing

Friday 17 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Vanuatu

PAPP'Vanuatu is a young state as far as information and communication technology (ICT) is concerned and the development of ICT is very important for the socio-economic growth of the country.'  The first Political Advisor for the Vanuatu Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Mrs Emily Tumukon, made this statement in her opening remarks at the beginning of a five-day training workshop on the use of web 2.0 and social media in Port Vila, Vanuatu on 13 October.


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