New agreement set to strengthen conservation and sustainable development efforts in the Pacific

Conservation and sustainable development efforts in the Pacific were strengthened this week thanks to a new agreement between the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the Pacific Community (SPC). The agreement will see both…

Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (General…

Fifteenth meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity

The 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties (COP 15) to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), the tenth Meeting of the Parties to the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety (Cartagena Protocol COP/MOP 10) and the fourth Meeting of the Parties to…

COVID-19 creating operational challenges for SPC’s regional gene bank

The COVID-19 crisis is having severe impact on the global development sector, making it mandatory for organizations, such as the Pacific Community (SPC) to adjust the way they work.

Social and Environmental Responsibility Plan produced by the Territories for the Territories

PROTEGE: Regional Coconut Sector Workshop in French Polynesia

Coconut trees have the potential to provide sustainable incomes for rural communities on many Pacific islands where formal employment is rare and there are no other types of market production and could also serve as a core driver of the region’s economic…

Projection / débat BIOPELAGOS : découvrir la biodiversité du grand large

Le projet BIOPELAGOS vise à étudier la biodiversité marine du large, encore méconnue. Les travaux ont porté sur le réseau alimentaire, des premiers maillons (phytoplancton, zooplancton, micronecton) jusqu’aux grands prédateurs du large (thons et oiseaux…

IUCN World Conservation Congress

The IUCN World Conservation Congress is where the world comes together to set priorities and drive conservation and sustainable development action. The event has three main components: The Members’ Assembly, where IUCN Members vote on priority actions;…

RESCCUE Project - Greening taxes and subsidies in Pacific Islands Countries and Territories

Making taxes and subsidies more sustainable is one of the challenges that the RESCCUE Project tackled as part of it support for the development of innovative economic and financial solutions.

RESCCUE PROJECT - Land Transactions

Land acquisition and easements for conservation made easy How to use land acquisition and easements for conservation in Pacific Island Countries and Territories? RESCCUE investigated the best options!
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