Women at the Helm of Ocean Stewardship

In April 2021, the Pacific Community (SPC) coordinated the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women, hosted by the Government of French Polynesia. The conference brought together decision-makers,…

‘Snakes and Ladders’ tool brings home women’s experiences of economic empowerment

Note: This Media Release has been cross-posted from the Pacific Women website.  More than 650 participants registered to join a panel of Pacific speakers today to map women’s empowerment through a ‘Snakes and Ladders’ activity, in the lead up to the…

Online Workshop to support Pacific Journalists

A series of online trainings to support Pacific media to report on gender equality and the role of women in economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, commenced this week. Supported by the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS), the Pacific…

14th Triennial Conference to highlight and advance women’s role in decision-making processes

Understanding the patriarchal social system is crucial to addressing the need for more women as decision-makers at the community level. 

Nadroumai Women set agroforestry standard for the future 

The Nadroumai Women’s Club in Western Viti Levu convened on the coral coast, last week, to celebrate a successful agroforestry project that will provide benefits for future generations. The project, “Enhancing value-added products and environmental…

French Polynesia set to host 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women

The threat posed by the COVID-19 pandemic in unwinding progress towards gender equality will be a focus of the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers of Women, to be hosted by French Polynesia next month. The…

International Women’s Day, 2021: To Lead is to Serve — A Pacific Woman’s Perspective

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.  The following opinion piece is part of series to mark International Women’s Day March 8.

14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 7th Meeting of Pacific Ministers for Women

SPC will be convening the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and the 7th Meeting of the Pacific Ministers for Women which will bring together decision-makers, development partners, research institutions and civil society organisations. The events…

Ministers for Women Meeting

Sustainable workforce promoting equal opportunities for Pacific women in Maritime

More than 50% of Pacific people live in outer islands. Maritime transport is the backbone of their island economies and communities. The importance of maritime transport in the Pacific has become increasingly critical during this time of COVID-19. This…
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