COVID-19 and Its Impact on Pacific Island States

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.  OPINION

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth Tobacco is a preventable risk factor for many non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, lung and heart diseases. Despite these well-known facts, tobacco use remains high globally and is a major risk…

Remarks by SPC DDG, Dr A. Aumua at the Launch of 'Pacific Seeds for Life' and funding for Regional Genebank

Check against delivery Statement by Dr. Audrey Aumua  Delivered at the Launch of 'Pacific Seeds for Life' and funding announcement for Regional Genebank Suva, Fiji 27 May 2020   The Honourable Minister of Agriculture Fiji, Dr Mahendra Reddy, His…

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis: CROP Statement

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis

Cyclones and coronavirus: Pacific Island nations face a ‘double-whammy’ catastrophe

This story originally appeared on The Telegraph website. It has been reprinted here in part with permission.    Cyclones and coronavirus: Pacific Island nations face a ‘double-whammy’ catastrophe Struggling through the aftermath of a devastating tropical…

CRGA Subcommittee on the implementation of the Strategic Plan

The CRGA Subcommittee for Strategic Plan Implementation assists in overseeing the implementation of the Pacific Community’s Strategic Plan 2016-2020 and provides regular advice to the CRGA. The Subcommittee is part of ongoing efforts to strengthen…

New agreement set to boost regional support for capacity building of Pacific workforce

Friday 24 April 2020 The Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) and the Pacific Community (SPC) virtually signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Friday 24 April 2020, which supports greater productivity and inclusion for the Pacific workforce.

Craig Parker, Director of Human Resources: we’ve learnt a great deal of resilience throughout the crisis.

What have been the challenges for the HR function at SPC with the Covid-19 crisis?

COVID-19 in the Pacific: PW Podcast Special Edition

The arrival of COVID-19 in the Pacific is changing the way the region works. In this edition of the Podcast we hear how SPC is adjusting to the crisis, while ensuring that its core work continues to progress.  LISTEN

Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers Agree to Establish a Pacific Humanitarian Pathway on COVID -19

This is a media release from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS). The original post can be found here. Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers Agree to Establish a Pacific Humanitarian Pathway on COVID -19  
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