Pacific Ecological Security Conference 2022

The inaugural Pacific Ecological Security Conference on regional biosecurity will bring together national leaders from across the region, development partners, regional organisations, agricultural/food security and natural resource managers, and the…

Palau students address plastic pollution in the marine environment

Stat of the week: 106 is the ratio of girls to boys in secondary education in Palau in 2018

106 is the ratio of girls to boys (girls per 100 boys) in secondary education in Palau. (Gross enrolment rate, 2018) In 2017, it was 121. Gender parity in education helps to close skills gaps and contributes to economic prosperity. Are you interested in…

Stat of the week: Imports of fuel equivalent to 13% of Palau’s GDP

Palau's total fuel import (as a % of GDP). It's the highest share in the Pacific and means Palau has had to absorb the increased oil price since April 2020.

Overcoming the Pandemic: Regional Commitment to build a brighter future for Pacific children

The Pacific Community (SPC) will be launching the results of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), on 8 September during the International Literacy Day celebrations, using a more interactive digital reporting version that will be…

Stat of the week: 70% of Palau's marine key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas

Did you know? In 2019, it was estimated that 70% of Palau's marine key biodiversity areas were covered by protected areas. 

Blue Food Systems: Crucial components of climate-resilient blue economy in the Pacific

The ocean is at the centre of Pacific Food Systems.  Discover some crucial components of Climate-Resilient Blue Economy in the Pacific.  

At the Palau Our Ocean Conference, key partners mobilize action on blue foods

At the side event titled “Blue Foods: Crucial Component to a Climate-Resilient Blue Economy in Global Communities” held yesterday at the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, a multi-sectoral group of stakeholders outlined the efforts to bring blue foods into…

Governments to Announce Historic Commitments at Crucial Moment for Global Ocean Protection

The Republic of Palau and the United States opened the 7th Our Ocean Conference (OOC) today, marking the first time this event has been held in a small island developing state (SIDS). For SIDS, this underscores the critical role and leadership of…

Blue Food at Our Ocean - Our Ocean Palau 2022

To learn more about this event, visit the Blue Food Assessment website  
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