COVID-19: Pacific Community Updates

This page will be regularly updated as new information is received  The COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019) outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. Globally, nations are taking actions to reduce and …

The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific

  The NDC Hub launches 10-year Strategy for Climate Action in the Pacific  

PW Podcast S03-E03: Inside the Salad Bowl

Sigatoka Valley is known as the 'Salad Bowl' of Fiji proving a majority of the islands fresh fruits and vegetables. But this highly fertile region also attracts hungry pests eager to take a bite out of the bowl.  The Pacific Community through its Land…

CRGA 51 and 12th Conference of the Pacific Community

Representatives of the 26 countries and territories that govern the Pacific Community (SPC) will meet for the 51st meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations and for the 12th Conference from Tuesday 30 November to…

New handbook applies Gender and Social Inclusion (GSI) lens to Pacific’s Fisheries Sector

The Second Edition of the Pacific Handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture was launched this week with the aim to bridge the gender gaps and overcome existing exclusions of marginalised groups that lie within…

The Cook Islands and the Pacific Community express confidence in regional COVID-19 efforts  

       

 Filling the Gender Gap in the Pacific’s Offshore Fisheries Sector

By: Natalie Makhoul – SPC’s PEUMP Gender and Human Rights Specialist In February, this year, I was invited to participate with other relevant fisheries and gender stakeholders in two consultative workshops organised by World Wildlife Fund for Nature (…

International Women’s Day, 2021 - Choose to Challenge

International Women’s Day (IWD) is globally commemorated every year on March 8. This day has been dedicated to celebrating the social, cultural, economic, and political achievements of women. It is a day of reflection and to highlight critical women’s…

Breaking cultural and social boundaries

Naomi Jackson Druma originally from Lawaki in Kadavu, was born and raised in Lautoka in a family of three, being the youngest of the family Naomi has always wanted to be a mentor and a leader. “My family was the greatest influence in my career choice. My…

Pacific Handbook for gender equity and social inclusion in coastal fisheries and aquaculture

International Women’s Day (IWD) is globally dedicated to celebrating the social, cultural, economic and political achievements of women. It is a day of reflection and a day to highlight critical women’s rights issues and priorities, as well as, a day…
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