Online regional workshop discusses how legislative frameworks address gender and human rights in coastal fisheries and aquaculture

Representatives from the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga participated in a three-day virtual workshop held from 15-17 July, 2020. The virtual workshop discussed gender, social inclusion…

At virtual meeting, 7 Pacific countries discuss how legislation can better protect the rights of small-scale fishers

This week, the Pacific Community (SPC) led online consultative discussions with representatives from seven Pacific Island countries  (Cook Islands, Fiji, FSM, Kiribati, Samoa, Solomon Islands and Tonga) around the key findings of a recently conducted…

New Report Highlights Women’s Invisible Roles in the Pacific’s Fisheries Sector

EU Deputy Ambassador Corado Pampaloni and SPC Deputy Director-General, Dr Audrey Aumua cut the International Women’s Day cake at the launch of the FSM Gender Assessment Report at the Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific in Suva today. The…

Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership providing communities with training on alternative fishing practices

The Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme is working to improve the sustainable management of fisheries resources and ecosystems through support, mentoring and empowerment at the community level. Last week, the PEUMP programme…

The Pacific Community launches new information tools on sustainable fishing practices

The Pacific Community (SPC) in partnership with the European Union (EU) is launching today a series of animated videos targeting the fishers, the schools and the general public with the objective of raising awareness on sustainable fishing practices.

Pacific hailed global leader in determining shared maritime boundaries

The following is a cross post from PACNEWS. It is cross-posted with permission. The original article can can be found HERE.   

Handbook spotlights gender and social inclusion in the Pacific’s fisheries sector

A Handbook on Pacific Gender Equity and Social Inclusion in Coastal Fisheries and Aquaculture has been launched by the Pacific Community (SPC).

Gender, human rights and sustainable resource management important aspects of significant Pacific-EU Marine Partnership Programme

(Photo Credit: Francisco Blaha, Marshall Islands)

Maritime Boundaries Delimitation Awareness Workshop

The Government of Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) in collaboration with the Pacific Community (SPC) under the new Pacific European Union Marine Partnership Marine (PEUMP) will be hosting the Maritime Boundaries Delimitation Awareness Workshop. …

Signature of a historic Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP)

Today, the Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), the Pacific Community (SPC), the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and The University of the South Pacific (USP) signed a landmark agreement with the European Union to help promote…
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