The Pacific Community launches the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest

The Pacific Community (SPC) is calling for contestants to join the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest and showcase their cooking skills and creativity to promote healthy eating and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Fiji Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opens the Regional Pacific NDC Hub office

Prime Minister Hon. Bainimarama opened the Regional Pacific Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Hub Office on Tuesday, marking an important milestone for Pacific Island member countries determination to take a leading role in meeting the climate…

Dr Stuart Minchin, new Director-General of SPC: I want to start a journey

Escape to Santo: PW Podcast S02-08

The eruption of the Manaro volcano in Vanuatu caught many off guard and forced thousands residents of villages in the area to evacuate.  Vanuatu is now working to ensure they are better prepared for these types of evacuations in the future, in part…

Stuart Minchin

Before he joined the Pacific Community (SPC) on 23 January 2020, Dr Minchin previously served as Chief of the Environmental Geoscience Division of Geoscience Australia, a centre of expertise in the Australian Government for environmental earth science…

Preparing youth for disaster in Samoa: PW Podcast S02-07

While strong public awareness efforts about disaster preparation are underway across the Pacific, how can officials be certain they are reaching the regions most vulnerable populations? Would a 5 year old child know what to do during a disaster? How can…

Pacific Community pays tribute to valued SPC former colleague Jill Emberson

Photo credit: ABC - The Jill Effect: ABC broadcaster Jill Emberson dies, leaving extraordinary legacy for ovarian cancer research   Today, the Pacific Community (SPC) staff mourns the loss of a valued former colleague, Jill Emberson. SPC extends its…

The Pacific Community (SPC) and climate change: Building resilient communities in the Pacific

SPC's Director of Environmental Sustainability Programme on SPC and climate change

This week, the Pacific Community and Partners are at COP 25 in Madrid. Listen to Sylvie Goyet, SPC's Director of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability Programme on how SPC helps its members countries and territories address the threat of…

The economic & humanitarian catastrophe threatening Pacific island communities

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.    The Economic & Humanitarian Catastrophe Threatening Pacific Island Communities By Thalif Deen | 
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