[email protected] youth equipped to fight non-communicable diseases

18 February 2015, Honiara

Y@WA group of motivated young health advocates from the [email protected] internship programme is undergoing a three-day refresher training in Honiara, to help them fight non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in schools.

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Tuvalu and Kiribati join countries progressing responsible management of deep seabed minerals

17 February 2015, Suva 

Manganese Nodule depositWhile deep sea mining is yet to commence in the region, Pacific Island countries are proactively developing legal instruments to ensure appropriate management of their deep sea mineral resources, with particular attention to the protection of the marine environment.

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Stronger partnerships key to better future for people with disabilities

16 February 2015, Nadi

PDForumWhile there is cause to celebrate advances in the Pacific region’s disability sector, stronger partnerships are needed to close the remaining gaps, the Deputy Director-General (Suva) of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Fekitamoeloa Utoikamanu, said today.

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Council of Regional Organisations meeting in Noumea

12 February 2015

CROP-GroupHeads of Pacific Islands regional organisations met over the past two days to strategize for a strengthened Pacific regionalism, marking an important milestone in the history of regional coordination and practice.

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