L'info verte: les efforts du Vanuatu pour une protection juridique contre le changement climatique gagnent en importance

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Vanuatu’s push for legal protection from climate change wins crucial  In 2021 Vanuatu announced its intention to seek an advisory opinion by the international court of justice on the rights of present and…

Un système de gestion des urgences dirigé par le Pacifique aide la police communautaire au Vanuatu

(Contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Illicit substances, particularly methamphetamine and cannabis (marijuana) are overwhelming many Pacific Island communities. For the island nation of Vanuatu, the cultivation of marijuana has become a concern…

La formation en ligne des assistants vétérinaire s'intensifie pour la santé du bétail dans le Pacifique

(Contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Animal health officers are the eyes and ears of veterinarians in many Pacific countries where there are few or no veterinarians. They safeguard livestock health and provide essential regional animal disease…

Formation des acteurs de l'hygiène des mains pour une approche standardisée

(Contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Infection, prevention, and control (IPC) focal points from Fiji, Vanuatu, Tonga, Kiribati, and Solomon Islands successfully completed a 10-hour hand hygiene Gold standard auditors training. They are now…

Des Geopark UNESCO mondiaux pour le Pacifique

Credit: Christoph Burgdorfer, Unsplash  (Contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) What do UNESCO Global Geoparks, the Pacific regions recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and a Pacific Community (SPC) Geologist have in common?  Usually not a lot but…

Entretien avec Mark Ero, Entomologiste à la Communauté du Pacifique

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) It’s the diverse, and sometimes creepy, world of insects that fascinates SPC's Entomologist Mark Ero when out in the field carrying out research activities.  According to him, “They  are the world’s miniature…

SPC addresses Pacific pests, diseases and health risks through new virtual training

Photo: The Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle: a pest increasingly threatening the Pacific The Pacific Community (SPC) this week took another stride toward combating the emergence of pests, diseases, and health risks such as African Swine Fever (ASF) through the…

Qui récupère, prospère  : un carburant inhabituel pour les besoins en énergie verte du Pacifique

Waste not, want not: Unusual fuel for Pacific green energy needs     Around the world rapid development and population growth have outpaced the capacity to deal with the waste produced.  In parallel, large sections of communities lack access to clean,…

Entretien avec Elian Bangtor, professionnelle de l'océan en début de carrière

Photo Credit: Matt Curnock / Ocean Image Bank  

Renforcement de la qualité de l'éducation dans le Pacifique

(contenu disponible en anglais uniquement) Strengthening Quality of Education in the Pacific The 2021 South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) qualification was successfully administered in three Pacific island countries despite the challenges…
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