Strengthening leadership capacity critical for nurses and midwives in the Pacific

Nursery and midwifery challenges and the leadership capacity of these disciplines must be strengthened at a national, regional & international level. This was the call from participants at the inaugural Pacific Heads of Nursing & Midwifery…

Regional Statistics Project Will Help Close Data Gaps on Poverty and Gender in the Pacific

Original release available at: https://www.worldbank.org/en/news/press-release/2020/02/12/regional-statistics-project-will-help-close-data-gaps-on-poverty-and-gender-in-the-pacific

Inaugural meeting for Pacific heads of nurses set to influence and drive regional health priorities

The Heads of Nursing from Pacific Island Countries and Territories will convene in Nadi, Fiji from the 11th- 13th of February 2020 for the inaugural Pacific Heads of Nurses (PHoN) Meeting. This is the first time such a meeting has taken place, reflecting…

SPC Inside: Learn more about governance in the context of official statistics in the Pacific

The Pacific Statistics Methods Board (PSMB) and Pacific Statistics Standing Committee (PSSC) both had meetings recently in Noumea. This short video explains how these statistics governance bodies and the Pacific Community are contributing to…

Committing to a Pacific voice for Monitoring Evaluation and Learning in the Region

More than 50 participants from around the Pacific came together in Nadi, Fiji, 6 to 8 August for the inaugural Pacific Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Convening. The group made a collective call for greater investment in Pacific MEL and…

ABS Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum

'​The annual Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum provides an opportunity for National Statistical Office (NSO) leaders in the region to share key achievements, learn from common challenges and discuss opportunities for collaboration. The ABS has…

Atoll nations unite against the exceptional and existential threat caused by climate change

The four exclusively atoll nations came together in Fiji recently to discuss the fact their homes and cultures are at an increased risk as a result of the global climate crisis.  High level representatives from the Republic of the Marshall Islands,…

Populating labour market indicators and standardising microdata Workshop

The workshop is to be delivered in partnership between the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and the Pacific Community (SPC), with funding support from the World Bank through the Trust Fund for Statistical Capacity Building (TFSCB), for the…

ABS Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum

The annual Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum provides an opportunity for National Statistical Office (NSO) leaders in the region to share key achievements, learn from common challenges and discuss opportunities for collaboration. The ABS has…

Green Pacific Port Initiative progress meeting

Participants will be updated on the progress of the GPP initiative which is currently piloted at the Ports Authority Tonga and the Solomon Islands Ports Authority under the SPC Innovation fund. 
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