The French Institute for International Relations (Ifri) and the Pacific Community organise, for the first time in Europe, a webinar on the theme of marine protected areas

(content available in French only) Conscient que l’Océan Pacifique présente aujourd’hui un enjeu mondial, le Président de la République Française Emmanuel Macron a présenté en 2018 la stratégie indopacifique du pays. L’Union européenne a également…

Hot off the press: Why our future relies on health of our ocean

The Pacific Community presents a selection of products published by SPC and our partners highlighting the important scientific and technical work that we are currently undertaking across the Blue Pacific Continent. Why do we need a Centre for Ocean…

1983, the year that changed everything: The Pacific Community at 75

Photo: 1983, Pacific Community (SPC) annual Conference held in Saipan (Mariana Islands) - Credit: SPC   The Pacific Community turned 75 on the 6th of February 2022. As we mark 75 years of the Pacific Community’s Service to the region, on the 6th of each…

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.

Internews and the Pacific Community (SPC) partner to strengthen and support regional media

SPC and Internews have signed a letter of intent to co-develop solutions for Pacific media development and education to support clear, engaging, accurate and meaningful reporting on the region’s challenges and efforts around sustainable development,…

At the Palau Our Ocean Conference, key partners mobilize action on blue foods

At the side event titled “Blue Foods: Crucial Component to a Climate-Resilient Blue Economy in Global Communities” held yesterday at the Our Ocean Conference in Palau, a multi-sectoral group of stakeholders outlined the efforts to bring blue foods into…

Building a Stronger Pacific

Photo: SPC/WTYSL Over its 75 year history the Pacific Community has always put capacity building at the heart of its strategy. The technical, scientific and social programmes undertaken have helped build up the region’s knowledge base, strengthened…

A guardian of Pacific culture: The Pacific Community at 75

The Pacific Community turned 75 on the 6th of February 2022. As we mark 75 years of the Pacific Community’s Service to the region, on the 6th of each month we will feature a key moment in history for the organisation. 

Strengthening health interventions in the Pacific through the years

Capacity building and strengthening of core competencies for public health is a priority of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) since its creation twenty-five years ago. Throughout the years, the Pacific Community (SPC) together with…

Stat of the week: Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific

Happy International Women's Day to the estimated 6,227,000 women in the Pacific (age 15 years and over). Age Mid-year population estimate, females, 2022* All ages (15+) 6,227,000 15-19 588,400 20-24 515,300 25-29 511,400 30-34 444,200 35-39
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