Bridging fishers’ and Western scientific knowledges to farm sea cucumbers in a community setting in Palau

Photo © George Stoyle - A fisherwoman gleaning sea cucumbers in the seagrass beds adjacent to the farm By Caroline Ferguson1, Ann Singeo and Alex Ferrier-Loh Caroline Ferguson is a PhD candidate in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and…

Our Ocean 2020 Conference

​Areas of Action The ocean gives us life. We rely on it for food, livelihoods, climate resilience and recreation. Ensuring the longevity of our planet’s life force requires decisive and collective action. Our Ocean 2020 will focus on six Areas of Action…

New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders

Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project.

Agreement with Green Climate Fund unlocks new opportunities for climate action in the Pacific

The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) signed an Accreditation Master Agreement today, to further expand their partnership in favour of mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the Pacific.

Palau and Tonga win prestigious Energy Globe Award

The Pacific Community’s Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA: PSIS),  funded by the European Union (EU) was the proud recipient of the 2019 Energy Globe Award, recognised for its outstanding work and contribution towards…

Progressing Gender Equality in Micronesia: Country Work Planning Workshop

Government gender equality experts from Kiribati, Nauru, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau joined with colleagues from the Marshall Islands to develop program logic and work plans for the next five years to progress gender equality. The workshop…

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

(Photo Credit: Francisco Blaha, Marshall Islands)

Regional Training for Implementation of the Casualty Investigation Code

Opening: Thierry Nervale- Deputy Director Oceans and Maritime Media photo op:  10am 

PILNA 2018 roll-out across 15 Pacific Island Countries

The Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) measures and monitors the achievement of Year 4 and Year 6 students in literacy and numeracy. The Assessment is carried out in select schools across 15 Pacific Island Countries and in 10…

Palau Country Report 2018

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