Stat of the week: In Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament

Did you know? In Fiji, 19.61% of seats are held by women in the national parliament, up from 14% in 2015. These gender inequalities remain in many countries in the world.

Sharing health resources to reduce wastage

Every consumable product has a shelf life, and it is no different when it comes to health resources and medical supplies. Medicines and medical supplies tend to lose their effectiveness over time and lead to wastage. According to the World Health…

Opening Remarks by Dr. Stuart Minchin, Director-General of the Pacific Community at the Inaugural Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Ministers Meeting 

Inaugural Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Ministers Meeting, 14-16th September 2022 - Nadi, Fiji  Opening Remarks by Dr. Stuart Minchin, Director-General, Pacific Community (SPC)    Chair, Honourable Inia Seruiratu, Minister for Rural & Maritime…

Inaugural Pacific Disaster Ministers Meeting begins in Nadi

Pacific Ministers recognise the importance of strong consistent leadership and commitment to the resilience of the Blue Pacific at the Inaugural Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction Ministers Meeting today. Government ministers responsible for disaster risk…

Remarks by SPC’s Representative to the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment Report 2021, Miles Young

Noting that all protocols have been observed, may I begin by adding my own congratulations for the launch of the 2021 PILNA report, recognising in particular that the field research for the report was undertaken during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic…

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

Remarks by SPC’s Educational Quality and Assessment Programme (EQAP) Director Dr Michelle Belisle at the Launch of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) Report 2021

Biosecurity is key to keeping humanitarian aid SAFE

Photo: Biosecurity officers inspecting a container  

SPC supports internal quality assurance training for 17 TVET institutions in Fiji

A robust internal quality assurance framework is critical to creating and supporting a high standard of student learning and wellbeing in any higher education institution. 

Disaster and climate related data for the Pacific now more accessible through a new web-based platform

Pacific Islanders and resilience practitioners can now access information on disaster and resilience for free through a new platform called the Pacific Resilience Nexus that was launched on 4th of August after a two-day Resilience Learning Event hosted…

UK reaffirms ocean governance partnership with Pacific Islands

On the 29th of July, the UK Government signed an agreement to continue their partnership with Pacific Island Countries through the UK-Pacific Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) Project to secure maritime zones. The UK will contribute an additional £351,000…
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