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 …

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…

Vanuatu Independence Day 2023

CRGA Subcommittee for the Strategic Plan (2023)

​The CRGA Subcommittee meets annually to monitor the implementation of the SPC Strategic Plan 2022-2031 and to provide advice to steer the direction and priorities of the organisation. The CRGA Subcommittee is co-chaired by Papua New Guinea and Samoa.

Samoa Independence Day 2023

Does kava help with creativity?

‘Ana, an unstoppable force reshaping Tonga

The Kingdom of Tonga welcomes Polynesia Regional Office of the Pacific Community

The presence of SPC on the ground means we will have direct access to services and programmes offered to Polynesian member countries of SPC. For Tonga in particular this will help increase focus on some of our key priorities requiring the support of SPC…

Hot off the Press: A bumper list of new publications spotlights cross-cutting issues

SPC has a bumper list of new publications from July to December 2022 that cover a range of technical, scientific and strategic reports. They showcase the increasing cross-cutting approach by SPC to the organisation’s development objectives in the region…
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