Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in Pacific hosts its First Advisory Group Meeting

The Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre for the Pacific region (MTCC-Pacific) hosted its First Advisory Group Meeting on this week in Suva, Fiji.  The Advisory Group has the responsibility to support the operations of MTCC-Pacific for the Pacific…

Maritime Technology Cooperation Centre in the Pacific Assist in Energy Management in Pacific Ports

MTCC-Pacific Head and Deputy Director of the Transport Programme, Thierry Nervale delivering the opening address. Directors, Chief Executive Officers and managers from nine Pacific Island countries ports and administrations convened today for the…

SPC and SPREP seal partnership for resilient and sustainable Pacific development

Pacific Island leaders today witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Pacific Community and the Secretariat of the Regional Environment Programme that will further strengthen collaboration efforts for the resilient and…

Advancing regional climate change finance priorities

Climate Change and Finance government representatives from eight Pacific Island countries meet this week to discuss climate change finance. These discussions have the overarching goal to assist the present countries with accessing climate change funds.

Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific ready to assist member governments implement the Paris Agreement

The rapid ratification of the Paris Agreement was welcomed by all Pacific nations one month ago and now as it enters into force, the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific stands ready to assist with the implementation. “The global momentum for…

Pacific highlights shipping as lifeline on World Maritime Day 2016

On World Maritime Day today, the Pacific Community (SPC) is joining with Pacific Island countries and territories to highlight the unique place of shipping in the region with the message: ‘shipping is the lifeline of Pacific Island countries and…

Advancing Pacific Ocean data networks and applications

Ocean science experts from the Pacific Community (SPC) and the Institute of Research for Development (IRD) are among those convening in Noumea this week to build understanding of ocean processes, ocean observations and data applications, and advance the…

Collaborating for improved environmental and health effectiveness, integration and reach

Released to coincide with Europe Day, two European Union funded projects in the Pacific are working together to expand their effectiveness and reach, and deliver improved environmental and public health outcomes across the region.

Pacific initiatives on climate and disaster resilience showcased in compendium

To provide valuable lessons for the future, initiatives from across the Pacific region that address climate change and disaster risks are showcased in a new compendium.

While tropical cyclone Pam causes damage, Pacific Islands work together to build resilience

With Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Pam dominating world headlines, there has been strong interest in the Pacific Islands at the Third UN World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, in Sendai Japan.
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