Remarks by the Pacific Community’s Education Quality and Assessment Programme Director, Dr Michelle Belisle at International Day of Education 2023 celebrations

 

Education is the Answer!

People and their environment are at the heart of development planning, implementation, decisions, monitoring and reporting carried out in the Pacific. The Pacific Community (SPC) ensures that sustainable development strategies are implemented by the…

COP 27: New declaration to enhance Pacific Countries action in the fight against climate change

It’s time to wake up to the importance of ocean health

The recent UN Ocean Conference in Lisbon focused on solutions to conserve and sustainably manage the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development — the heart of SDG14 - life below water.

Stat of the week: Sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands

Did you know? In 2017, sustainable fisheries contributes 10% of GDP in the Republic of the Marshall Islands. 

Papua New Guinea takes steps to establish Human Rights Commission

The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Human Rights and Social Development Division (HRSD) team visited Papua New Guinea last week to assist in the establishment of a national Human Rights Commission (HRC). The move is a significant one for the Pacific nation as…

Stat of the week: American Samoa has a Red List Index Score of 0.86

American Samoa has a Red List Index Score of 0.86, the highest in the Pacific region.This means American Samoa is contributing to global species survival. This data was produced by Bird life International and IUCN based on global estimates of the…

Green news : Niue walking the talk on protecting 100% of its Ocean space

The Government and people of Niue announced bold new marine legislation passed in November 2021, that will ensure sustainable use across its entire exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and sovereign waters (317,500 square kilometres) while also contributing to…

Stat of the week: The estimated per capita amount of resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in Tuvalu was USD 11.75 in 2018.

Did you know ? In 2018, the estimated per capita amount of resources made available to strengthen statistical capacity in Tuvalu was USD 11.75.    

Stat of the week: The Coverage of essential health services index in Papua New Guinea is 33.4

Did you know ? The Coverage of essential health services index in Papua New Guinea is 33.4 (from a scale of 0 to 100). The global index is 67. Coverage of essential health services is defined as the average coverage of essential services based on tracer…
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