"Conservation in Action" one-day event

On 11 October, in advance of the 10th Pacific Islands Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas, a one-day event on the theme ‘Conservation in action’ will be organized in Noumea by the local Committee of the Conference. The event will take…

PROTEGE: A network of agroecology demonstration farms in the Pacific OCTs

The EDF-11-funded PROTEGE project has not escaped the health crisis. Regional activities have been particularly hard hit by border closings and the implementation of PROTEGE activities has been significantly delayed by COVID-19.

How to create awareness on sustainable fisheries

​13 students from the University of New Caledonia will receive a training on how to become youth ambassador for sustainable fisheries. The session will give them some awareness campaigns and information tools produced by SPC.​

FAME and GEM steam ahead with new publications

The Publishing Team has just released the latest publications for March – April 2020, with Fisheries Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystems (FAME), and Geoscience, Energy and Maritime Division (GEM) continuing to steam ahead with their new publications.

Stranded because of COVID-19, but supported by colleagues: the story of Jocelyn

The COVID-19 pandemic led to abrupt closure of borders, leaving many people on mission stranded abroad, far from their loved ones. Several Pacific Community (SPC) staff members have experienced such a difficult situation. Jocelyn Cabarles, an…

At virtual meeting, 7 Pacific countries discuss how legislation can better protect the rights of small-scale fishers

This week, the Pacific Community (SPC) led online consultative discussions with representatives from seven Pacific Island countries  (Cook Islands, Fiji, FSM, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga) around the key findings of a recently conducted…

SPC launches goods and services data comparison manual

The Pacific Community (SPC) has just published the Pacific Classification of Individual Consumption According to Purpose 2020 (PACCOICOP 2020), a regional classification of goods and services purchased by individuals and households in Pacific Island…

How SPC organised the first virtual Heads of Fisheries meeting

History will certainly remember 2020 as the year in which the COVID-19 pandemic led to profound transformations in how international organisations operate on a daily basis. With travel restrictions and country lockdowns, organisations had to re-think the…

We need to slow down and reconnect with our Ocean for the future of the planet

By Stuart Minchin, Director-General Pacific Community (SPC) COVID19 has brought the world to a halt. The devastating impact of the global pandemic on people’s lives and the world’s economy is a jarring and historic turning point for all of us but it is…

Fish and fisheries at the heart of the discussion for Pacific Islands’ online meeting

Behind the scenes How do you make a high-level meeting with more than 120 people from 20 Pacific countries and territories across ten different time zones lively and engaging? Well, there is no magic wand. There is a lot of preparation and, most…
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