Foundations for change: Members endorse SPC’s 2021 Transition Plan
Photo: New Caledonia is the current Chair of the CRGA Subcommittee on the Strategic Plan The Pacific Community’s governing body has endorsed the Transition Plan for 2021: Foundations for a resilient future which comes into effect on 1 January 2021.
Dr. Andrew Jones: Why Maritime Zones matter for the future of our Blue Pacific
by Andrew Jones Pacific people are leaders on the global stage, connected by our vast Blue Pacific in a way that land-based continents can never be. The coconut that falls in the ocean in Fiji will wash up on the shores of French Polynesia. The tuna…
Pacific Island Countries take the helm on Aids to Navigation and safety at sea
Almost 50% of the population of the Pacific live on outer islands stretched across our vast Blue Pacific, which makes up 28 million sq. kilometres of Ocean. This sector is a backbone for the Pacific economy as communities are reliant on it for access to…
Navigating our vast Blue Pacific safely
Because of its remoteness and the number of small islands scattered over a vast ocean, the Pacific region relies on Maritime Transport as the lifeblood of its communities. However, the rich marine resources and picturesque landscape of the Pacific…
The Ocean in Us: Ocean Action for Climate Ambition
This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.
Better data will lead to better decisions for our blue continent
Understanding how our planet is changing over time and what impact this has on our people, communities and countries is paramount for making informed decisions. This includes understanding critical issues such as how our coastlines are changing and what…
Fourth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting: Opening Remarks by Mr. Stein Hansen, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)
Fourth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting Opening Remarks by Mr. Stein Hansen, Director and UNIDO Representative Regional Office Hub in Bangkok 19 September 2019 TATTE Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa, 16-20 September 2019 Theme…
Pacific Transport Ministers launch global first strategy to strengthen the empowerment of women and girls in maritime
The Regional Strategy for Pacific Women In Maritime (2020-2024) was launched by the Minister of Finance, Hon. Sili Epa Tuioti calling political leaders and policy maker’s to support equal opportunities for women in the maritime sector.
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, Head, Asia and Pacific Section, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) TATTE Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa, 16-20…
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Apia, Samoa, 18-20 September 2019 Theme: Sustainable Energy and Transport Services for the Blue Pacific