Kiribati Independence Day

New in-country COVID-19 testing now allows for early intervention in Kiribati

The newly established RT-PCR molecular container laboratory in Kiribati has achieved its final validation from the Doherty Institute in December indicating readiness in the diagnosis and management of COVID-19 and the application of its technology. This…

Seagrass, culture, women and hard decisions: A case study from Kiribati

Tekaman village management boundary map

What do the statistics tell us about the impacts of the COVID-19 on PICT economies

A new paper by SPC Statistics Advisor-Strategic Planning Monitoring Analysis, Elizabeth Ragimana and SPC Data Analysis and Dissemination Manager, David Abbott reveals how almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide,…

A participatory research tool for fisheries communities in Pacific launched

Photo Credit: WorldFish, Solomon Islands An interactive tool to support women, youth, community leaders on how to review their local fisheries management practices and knowledge was presented today to the Cultivating Equality: Advancing Gender Research…

Stat of the week: Nearly one in five girls in Kiribati marry before they reach 18 years of age

Did you know? In 2018, nearly one in five girls (18,4%) in Kiribati marry before they reach 18 years of age.   Today, 11 October 2021, we celebrate International Day of the Girl Child.

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​

20th Maritime Boundaries Working Session and High-Level Dialogue

September 29th-30th - Maritime Boundaries Virtual Working Session Launch November 16th-17th - Maritime Boundaries High-level Dialogue​ ​

Decade of Ocean Science laboratory on Predicted September 16th

Vaka Moana: Weaving traditional and modern science to understand current and future ocean conditions For our voyage through the Pacific, we will follow a current system that will take us from the heart of Polynesia, going West through Melanesia, then…

COVID-19 testing capability in Kiribati enhanced with refurbished laboratory

A refurbished container laboratory was officially opened last week by Kiribati’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services. The laboratory will enhance the nation’s in-country COVID-19  testing capacity. During the last year Kiribati had been relying on…
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