Tuvalu seals commitment to advance gender mainstreaming across government

MoU-Tuvalu'We need to get serious about institutional strengthening. The signing of this memorandum of understanding marks the commitment of the Government of Tuvalu to advancing gender equality and meeting our gender and human rights commitments. We recognise that mainstreaming gender across government processes and policy work is a strategy that will enable us to achieve this reality.  In many ways, this is also about safeguarding our future,' said the Honourable Enele Sopoaga, Prime Minister of Tuvalu.

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Staff in SPC’s North Pacific Regional Office (Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia) take the White Ribbon pledge never to commit, condone or stay silent on violence against women

21 November 2014

White-RibbonWhite Ribbon Day was observed in all SPC offices of SPC to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Leading the campaign, the SPC Director-General emphasised the need for a shift in attitudes before violence against women can be systematically addressed as a serious development and public health issue. “It is not just a women’s issue. All men should be concerned about the well-being and safety of their daughters, grand-daughters, sisters, mothers, partners and friends,” Dr Tukuitonga said.

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SPC and the British Council in new partnership

20 November 2014, Suva

VOU_DANCEThe Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has a new strategic partner, which will pave the way for further participation by the British Government in Pacific development initiatives, particularly in the area of arts and culture.

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Using GIS technology to better manage Pacific environments

21 November 2014, Suva
GISThe annual Pacific Geographic Information System and Remote Sensing (GIS/RS) User Conference will be held from Tuesday 25 - 27 November, 2014 in Suva. 

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