Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP)

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…

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…
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