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.

CROP Agencies unify to support Pacific countries recover and rebuild after Cyclone Pam

JOINT PRESS RELEASE - CROP Agencies unify to support Pacific countries recover and rebuild after Cyclone PAM.

Kiribati Broadcasting Authority tests ability to deliver services in emergency

Thirteen personnel from Kiribati’s Broadcasting and Publication Authority, Kiribati Red Cross Society, the Office of Te Beretitenti and from newspapers the Kiribati Independent, Kiribati Update and Kiribati Newstar, have tested their readiness to stay on…

Council of Regional Organisations meeting in Noumea

Heads of Pacific Islands regional organisations met over the past two days to strategize for a strengthened Pacific regionalism, marking an important milestone in the history of regional coordination and practice.
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