Energy efficiency discussions elevated at regional meeting

Friday 30 May 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji

The Energy Programme of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) convened a project Steering Committee  meeting of the Pacific Appliance Labelling and Standards (PALS) programme. This was followed by a workshop for the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Efficient Lighting programme. The two events took place this week (May 27-28) in Nadi, Fiji.

SPC: tobacco taxation is a ‘win-win’ for health and government funding

Wednesday 28 May 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia

Every year, tobacco kills nearly six million people. It remains the largest preventable cause of death on the planet.

Australia and SPC support Pacific climate and oceans awareness

Friday 23 May 2014, Nadi, Fiji

Many Pacific Islands have excellent weather records that can be used to understand and predict events that affect our communities such as droughts, El Niño, La Niña, and sea level changes. Making this information more available and user-friendly is the critical next step that countries face.

SPC raises water and energy awareness in Pacific Island schools

Friday 23 May 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community’s Economic Development Division (EDD) and Applied Geoscience and Technology Division (AGTD) recently collaborated to coordinate a regional poster competition as a way to raise awareness about water and energy.



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