Kiribati prepares to roll out legislation to protect families from domestic violence

Thursday 2 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Nadi, Fiji

Since 2013, four Pacific Island countries: Kiribati, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Samoa, passed domestic violence legislation to protect their citizens from violence against women and girls, which is prevalent in these countries and around the region.

Boosting Pacific health information with data for decision-making training

Thursday 2 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia -

Public health surveillance and laboratory professionals from American Samoa, Cook Islands, Nauru, Niue, Tuvalu and Vanuatu came together in Noumea, New Caledonia, last week to participate in the first module of an accredited data for decision-making (DDM) training programme.

New partnership forged between UAE and SPC

Wednesday 1 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)  -

Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) met with key senior officials of the Government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to foster new relations and programmes in Abu Dhabi from 21 to 24 September 2014.

Pacific products gain valuable exposure

Tuesday 30 September 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Fiji –

New and exciting products from 11 Pacific enterprises were on show during Australia’s largest annual food industry trade expo –the Fine Food show. Around 1000 exhibitors converged at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 15 to 18 September 2014 for the event, which attractedover 20,000 visitors from 50 countries.


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