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Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) Turns 30
The Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. The CROP was first endorsed by Pacific Islands Forum Leaders in 1988 as an overarching committee for regional organisations in the Pacific. Its…
49th Pacific Islands Forum
Nauru will host the 49th Pacific Islands Forum (PIFS) and related meetings from September 3rd to the 6th 2018. The Government of Nauru has chosen “Building a strong Pacific: Our Islands, Our People, Our Will” as the theme for this year’s gathering. https…
MTCC-Pacific Steering Committee Meeting
Steering Committee with update on MTCC-Pacific project progress and receive an introduction to first data analysis and its findings. Partner and OMP project presentations are also on the agenda. http://mtccpacific.spc.int/
MTCC-Pacific strengthens its environmental governance expertise through SPC-SPREP agreement
Southern ocean ‘big swell’ waves studied in real time at training workshop in Samoa
A training and consultation workshop focusing on ocean data applications has helped build ocean science capacity and has kick-started discussions to improve national oceanographic services.
Solomon Islands maritime industry calls for energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses
The Solomon Islands Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, Maritime Safety Administration (SIMSA) together with national ship operators, have called for greater investment in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses. The call was made…
Pacific Community (SPC) and Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) establish multi-year Resilient Pacific Programme
On 28 November 2017, members of the senior leadership teams from SPC and SPREP agreed to develop a joint Resilient Pacific Programme during a day-long joint strategic planning discussion held in Suva, Fiji.
Pacific Community Marks World Maritime Day - Connecting ships, ports and people
Today the Pacific Community (SPC), the leading regional technical body in the maritime transport sector, hosts a joint celebratory session of World Maritime Day with representatives of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and Pacific Island…
Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) looks to strengthen conservation and use of plant genetic resources
The Pacific Agricultural Plant Genetic Resources Network (PAPGREN) has been formalised to strengthen its role in the Pacific in the conservation and use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture. The network, under the auspices of the UN FAO…
Pacific commits to greater collaboration in improving the science of floods and drought
Regional collaboration is essential to managing the impacts of droughts and floods across the Pacific. This was the finding of the Fourth Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC-4) this week, as it took a step towards the better management of floods and…