COVID-19 and Tropical Cyclone Harold bring new challenges and new ways of working in Vanuatu

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought about many significant challenges in the lives of those around the globe and affected the way we live and go about our daily lives and work. For those living in the Pacific region, the case is no different. Re-…

SPC’s “300 coconut bags” project promotes youth employment recovery after COVID-19

This article originally appeared on the Vanuatu Daily Post. It has been reprinted here with permission        

Pacific nurses at the frontline of the fight against COVID-19


How SPC organised the first virtual Heads of Fisheries meeting

History will certainly remember 2020 as the year in which the COVID-19 pandemic led to profound transformations in how international organisations operate on a daily basis. With travel restrictions and country lockdowns, organisations had to re-think the…

COVID-19 and Its Impact on Pacific Island States

This story originally appeared on the Inter Press Service website, it has been republished here with permission.  OPINION

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth Tobacco is a preventable risk factor for many non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, lung and heart diseases. Despite these well-known facts, tobacco use remains high globally and is a major risk…

Fish and fisheries at the heart of the discussion for Pacific Islands’ online meeting

Behind the scenes How do you make a high-level meeting with more than 120 people from 20 Pacific countries and territories across ten different time zones lively and engaging? Well, there is no magic wand. There is a lot of preparation and, most…

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis: CROP Statement

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis

Cyclones and coronavirus: Pacific Island nations face a ‘double-whammy’ catastrophe

This story originally appeared on The Telegraph website. It has been reprinted here in part with permission.    Cyclones and coronavirus: Pacific Island nations face a ‘double-whammy’ catastrophe Struggling through the aftermath of a devastating tropical…

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?
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