High-Level Meeting on Water and Sustainable Development
The UN General Assembly (UNGA) will hold a High-Level Meeting on the water-related goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda, on 18 March 2021.
The perfect wave for surfers floods low-lying communities
The Pacific region in recent weeks has been hit by severe weather. Large storms and cyclones across the region have whipped up large waves that have ricocheted across the Pacific Ocean.
What is SPC? - Presentation of the SPC's Geoscience, Energy and Maritime Division
The SPC's Geoscience, Energy and Maritime (GEM) Division uses scientific and technical innovations to help our Pacific region collectively overcome some of our greatest challenges. This includes:
2021 Tide Prediction Calendars Released
This week, the 2021 tide prediction calendars for 23 locations across the Pacific have been released to 14 national meteorological and weather offices. These annual calendars are a popular product of the Australian-funded Climate and Oceans Support…
Securing food and water resources for the Pacific’s most remote communities showcased in documentary series launched today
Installation of water systems in Kapingamarangi, FSM, one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘…
International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction
The International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction was started in 1989, after a call by the United Nations General Assembly for a day to promote a global culture of risk-awareness and disaster reduction. Held every 13 October, the day celebrates how…
World Oceans Day
June 8 is World Oceans Day, the United Nations day for celebrating the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspiring action to protect the ocean and sustainably use marine resources. Many countries have celebrated this special day since 1992,…
World Water Day
World Water Day, held on 22 March every year since 1993, focuses on the importance of freshwater. World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the…
UN Climate Change Conference (UNFCCC COP 26)
The 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 26) to the UNFCCC was originally scheduled to take place from 9-19 November 2020, in Glasgow, UK. On 28 May 2020, the COP Bureau decided that it would take place from 1-12 November 2021, in Glasgow,…
Bringing Clean Water On Tap To Rural Villages In Polynesian Island Nation Of Tuvalu
This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.