Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Solar power pilot project reducing greenhouse gas emissions for Vanuatu's 'Tiwi Trader'

On July 22nd, 2019, Pacific Community’s Director General, Dr. Colin Tukuitonga launched the pilot project of Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific (MTCC-Pacific), hosted by Pacific Community (SPC).   "Maritime Transport is a lifeline in…

Palau and Tonga win prestigious Energy Globe Award

The Pacific Community’s Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA: PSIS),  funded by the European Union (EU) was the proud recipient of the 2019 Energy Globe Award, recognised for its outstanding work and contribution towards…

Climate Change and Disaster Risk Finance: ISACC project strengthens institutions in Tuvalu to access and manage climate finance

This story was developed as part of a media masterclass where journalists were invited to attend and cover the Climate and Disaster Risk Finance Meeting over the course of two days. SPC’s Institutional Strengthening for Pacific Island countries to Adapt…

Sharing Pacific Perspectives on Climate Change & Disaster Risk Finance

Climate change and disaster risk finance is crucial to addressing climate change, the greatest single threat to the livelihoods, security and well-being of the Pacific.  As such, a gathering on climate change and disaster risk finance opened today in…

Working together for our Ocean

Across the Pacific Islands, the ocean separates, connects, threatens and sustains us. The ocean has a tremendous impact upon the lives of every islander, but we are only gradually beginning to understand the enormous impact we are having on it. Ensuring…

PACIFIC RESILIENCE MEETING - OUTCOMES STATEMENT

PACIFIC RESILIENCE MEETING - OUTCOMES STATEMENT  

Building Pacific Resilience: We are stronger together

3 May 2019, Suva, Fiji - Pacific history continues to be made with the closing of the inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting on Friday. The three day event brought together over 300 stakeholders working in partnership for Pacific resilience under the new…

Podcast: PW Special Edition: Resilient Voices #PRM19

The inaugural Pacific Resilience Meeting (PRM) under the theme, ‘Youth Futures in a Resilient Pacific’ took place in Suva, Fiji this week. The event showcased inspiring examples of youth action, and communities and sectors working inclusively to save and…

Cook Islands maritime industry calls for action to reduce greenhouse emissions

The Cook Islands Ministry of Transport, together with national ship operators, port operators and stakeholders have called for greater initiative in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses. The call was made at the first National Workshop…

Vanuatu Ocean Policy and Ocean Services Stakeholders Workshop

SPC in partnership with VMGD organises and hosts the Vanuatu Ocean Policy and Ocean Services Stakeholders Workshop comprising of a 3-day Ocean and Tides Workshop (technical training) and a 2-day ocean stakeholder consultation seeking to identify critical…
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