UN Ocean Conference 2025 (UNOC 2025)
The Assembly adopted by consensus the draft resolution “2025 United Nations Conference to Support the Implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14: Conserve and sustainably use the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development”,…
13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC)
The 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) will now take place June 6-16, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The announcement from the FestPAC Hawaiʻi Commission and The Pacific Community (SPC), the custodian of FestPAC, follows two postponements of…
75th Anniversary of SPC headquarters in Noumea
On 5 March 2024, the Pacific Community celebrates the 75 anniversary of its headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia.
Digital Earth Pacific – Building a Resilient Pacific through Systematic Satellite Observation
About the Side Event Showcase the current capabilities of Digital Earth Pacific as a digital public infrastructure to build a resilient Pacific region. Given the vulnerability of Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to climate change, the…
A win for the Pacific
Human rights school clubs building inclusive communities for future generations in the Marshall Islands
Meet William Kostka, newly appointed SPC Micronesia Regional Director
Wiliam Kostka has been appointed as the SPC Micronesia Regional Director recently. He will be stationed at SPC’s Regional Office in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia. We asked him a few questions to get to know him a little better: Can you tell…
William Kostka has been appointed as the Regional Director, Micronesia at the Pacific Community (SPC), effective on 13 November 2023, and is stationed at SPC’s Regional Office in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia.
Pacific science agencies sign agreement to scale up action and build partnership
The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Secretariat of the Regional Environment Program (SPREP) have renewed and strengthened their approach to supporting Pacific-led and owned development outcomes through the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
The Pacific Pathfinder: A toolkit to imagine and create futures
Strategic foresight, also know as "futures thinking", provides a structured way to think about the future and make long-term strategic plans.