SPC's history in New Caledonia since 1949

On 5 March 2024, the Pacific Community (SPC) celebrates the 75th anniversary of its headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, and its ongoing relationships with the recent renewal of our shared partnership agreement with the New Caledonia Government…

A young scientist's journey to preserving Pacific tuna

By Toky Rasoloarimanana and Annie Portal

Meet Coral Pasisi, newly appointed Director of Climate Change and Sustainability Programme at SPC

Coral Pasisi has been appointed Director of Climate Change and Sustainability (CCES) at the Pacific Community (SPC). Coral's extensive experience in the Pacific region spans over 25 years, from the community level to the international level. Her…

SPC's 75th anniversary: In October 1977, the very first SPC's tagging cruise commenced

In October 1977 the first SPC tagging cruise commenced. Over the next three years the programme tagged 160,276 fish in all – far beyond the original projections of 100,000 – and visited the waters of every SPC member country, even Pitcairn.

Appointment of Deputy Director-General Operation and Integration, Cameron Diver

Mr Cameron Diver has been appointed Deputy Director-General Operations and Integration at the Pacific Community (SPC), based in Noumea. He took up the position on 1 January 2021.

Appointment of Deputy Director-General Science and Capability , Dr Paula Vivili

Dr Paula Vivili has been appointed to the position of Deputy Director-General Science and Capability. He took up the position on 1 January 2021 and will be based in Suva, Fiji.

Craig Parker, Director of Human Resources: we’ve learnt a great deal of resilience throughout the crisis.

What have been the challenges for the HR function at SPC with the Covid-19 crisis?

PFLP - Leadership for Change

PFLP Leadership for Change 2022 Applications are closed Dates: October 31 to November 4, 2022  Location: Fiji  

2019 delivers milestone graduation for Pacific environmentalists

Over 30 Pacific Island environmental practitioners and government officials from 14 countries received post graduate certificates in Ridge to Reef Sustainable Development from James Cook University ahead of their formal graduation in Townsville,…

Regional DCC Longline E-Monitoring Planning Meeting

​Regional DCC Longline E-Monitoring Planning Meeting organised at SPC HQ through the Data Collection Committee (DCC) - SPC, FFA, PNAO.    
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