Noumea

RESCCUE: Walking the talk on carbon neutrality in the Pacific

As part of the Pacific Community’s (SPC) efforts to reduce its environmental footprint, RESCCUE has become the first of its projects to be carbon neutral. Since 2013, SPC has already reduced its greenhouse gases emissions by 17 percent, while many daily…

SPC serves Pacific development for 70 years

The Pacific Community (SPC) today marks 70 years of serving Pacific development. Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, said: “We are excited at the timely opportunity to reflect and celebrate the shared progress we have made with our…

Fiji presidency a breakthrough for Pacific voice on climate change

Fiji’s successful bid to preside over next year’s United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 23) is the added muscle needed to trigger more action to combat climate change for small island states, according to the Director-General of the Pacific…

Designers from New Caledonia and Samoa stand out in logo challenge

An accomplished graphic designer from New Caledonia, Pascale Gery, has won the 70th anniversary logo design competition for the Pacific Community (SPC). In 2017, as SPC celebrates 70 years of operation, Ms Gery’s striking design will feature on the…

70th anniversary design challenge launched

The Pacific Community (SPC) turns 70 in 2017! Graphic designers and artists – including amateurs, students and professionals – are invited to help the region celebrate by designing a special 70th anniversary logo.

Pacific Community awards prize

Yesterday, the Pacific Community, through its Deputy Director General Cameron Diver, presented the Médiathèque de Rivière Salée (Rivière Salée multi-media library) in Noumea, New Caledonia with the prize for the winning video as part of the Pacific-wide…

320 species in new guide to edible coastal fish in Pacific Islands

The Pacific Community (SPC) has released a new, comprehensive guide to common coastal food fish of the Pacific Islands to assist fisheries officers in identifying species during surveys of catches and at fish markets.

Korea strengthens ocean science collaboration with Pacific region

Pacific Island countries and territories stand to benefit from the sharing of cutting edge marine scientific and technicalknowledge between the Republic of Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology (KIOST) and the Pacific Community (SPC). The…

Historic Pacific Community governing body meeting to convene in New Caledonia

Representatives of the 26 countries and territories that govern the Pacific Community (SPC) will meet in Noumea, New Caledonia, from 28 to 30 June 2016 for the 46th meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA46).

100 days to go before Festival of Pacific Arts in Guam

Tomorrow marks 100 days until the world gathers in Guam to witness the Pacific Island region’s diverse and spectacular cultural heritage on show at the 12th Festival of Pacific Arts.
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