International Mother Language Day

Fostering multilingualism for inclusion in education and society International Mother Language Day recognizes that languages and multilingualism can advance inclusion, and the Sustainable Development Goals’ focus on leaving no one behind. UNESCO believes…

High-level political forum on sustainable development

The high-level political forum on sustainable development (HLPF) is the core United Nations platform for follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

76th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76)

The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA 76) will open on Tuesday, 14 September 2021. The first day of the high-level General Debate will be Tuesday, 21 September 2021.

Child rights in the Pacific: UN body concludes historic session in Samoa

In an historic extraordinary outreach session, the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child met government officials, UN agencies, civil society and children to discuss the situation of children’s rights in the Pacific. “For many years, we spoke and…

84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child comes to Pacific providing important regional awareness opportunity

In a historic first, Samoa will host the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child from 2-6 March, proving a unique outreach and awareness opportunity for Committee to highlight its important work to the Pacific.  It…

Authorised Justices equipped to clamp down on domestic violence in Malaita communities

14 Authorised Justices around Malaita province have completed training that will enable them to effectively carry out their roles laid out in the Family Protection Act- to issue Interim Protection Orders for survivors of domestic violence in their…

ABS Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum

'​The annual Pacific Statisticians Leadership Forum provides an opportunity for National Statistical Office (NSO) leaders in the region to share key achievements, learn from common challenges and discuss opportunities for collaboration. The ABS has…

Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction- Statement by Dr. A. Aumua, SPC Deputy Director-General

Check against delivery Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction Statement by Dr Audrey Aumua Deputy Director General, The Pacific Community (SPC)    

Atoll nations unite against the exceptional and existential threat caused by climate change

The four exclusively atoll nations came together in Fiji recently to discuss the fact their homes and cultures are at an increased risk as a result of the global climate crisis.  High level representatives from the Republic of the Marshall Islands,…

UN World Data Forum

​The UN World Data Forum 2018 will be hosted by Federal Competitiveness and Statistics Authority, of United Arab Emirates from 22 to 24 October 2018, with support from the Statistics Division of the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs, under the…
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