World Bank

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. 

A real-world experiment with real-world data

The demand for timely, reliable and disaggregated development statistics is greater than ever before, especially as countries around the world strive to monitor their progress towards Agenda 2030 and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Low cost solar way to provide clean water in Kiribati

In Kiribati, people are learning about a simple way to disinfect drinking water   Increasingly variable rainfall is affecting water supplies in Kiribati, compromising health and hygiene, and boosting the risk of diarrhoeal disease. A low-cost solar…
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