Strengthening sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Pacific
In the Pacific region, significant progress has been made towards achieving the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) goals embedded in international commitments.
Casting nets of inclusion: Voice of equity for resilient Pacific fisheries
In the heart of the Pacific, the bustling halls of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea, New Caledonia echoed with the vibrant voices of coastal fisheries and aquaculture experts. Representatives from the 20 Pacific Island countries and territories…
Echoes of Oceania: The sound of successful community-based fisheries management resonates across the Pacific Islands
A new platform to support community-based fisheries management practitioners in the Pacific Islands has been launched (https://cbfm.spc.int/). It aims to enhance the resilience of coastal fisheries by creating a space for effective knowledge sharing and…
Preserving paradise: Sirubai Voko tribe of Solomon Islands safeguarding virgin rainforests and biodiversity
In a world grappling with deforestation and the alarming loss of biodiversity, a remote community in Solomon Islands stands as a shining example of conservation and environmental stewardship.
Pacific region's quest for climate justice gains momentum
The Pacific region's quest for climate justice has reached a pivotal moment as countries prepare their submissions to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) for an Advisory Opinion on climate change.
Honouring Pacific traditions: "Beyond the Reef" Toolkit – the first of its kind for sustainable coastal fisheries
Empowering Pacific children: Recap of 2020 CRC84 and looking ahead to upcoming 2023 CRC Visit
Civil Society Organisations in Vanuatu Champion Human Rights through Universal Periodic Review (UPR) submissions
In a significant move to promote and protect human rights, six Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) in Vanuatu have submitted their stakeholder report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) by 11 October 2023. The reports submitted include two joint and…
Gender and Social Inclusion training in Tonga commended and hailed as a success
Participants from the Ministry of Fisheries, Tonga with the training coordinators
Young Pacific professionals driving groundbreaking work on ocean law globally
Ms Tumai Laokiri works in the Attorney General’s Office for the Republic of Kiribati, a country made up of low-lying coral islands with one of the largest ocean spaces or maritime zones in the world.