Market survey training for Tonga Fisheries

Tonga's experience: Implementation of Domestic Violence Legislation

Fourteen Pacific Island Countries have enacted specific legislation to address domestic violence. While these laws have been developed to respond to domestic violence, implementation continues to be a challenge.  It is affected by various factors that…

National Policy launch heralds new era for Tongan youth

This year’s International Youth Day saw the launch of Tonga’s National Youth Policy 2021-2025 and Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025, complementing the theme, “Healthy Youth, Healthy Tonga”/“To’utupu Mo’ui lelei, Tonga Mo’ui lelei”. The policies included…

Remarks by SPC DG, Dr Stuart Minchin at the Human Rights & Members of Parliament session - Tonga

STATEMENT BY DR STUART MINCHIN  DELIVERED AT THE OPENING OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT SESSION WITH THE TONGA PARLIAMENTARY STANDING COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS, DEFENCE AND TRADE 16 JULY 2021     Honorable Rev Dr Pohiva Tu’i’onetoa –…

New COVID-19 testing equipment deployed in Tonga

Last week, the Tonga Laboratory Services completed the installation of a 4 module GeneXpert testing equipment used for diagnosis of COVID-19 infection and to increase SARS-coV-2 testing capacity. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, each Pacific Island…

Tonga: Infection, prevention and control necessary for COVID-19

Infection prevention and control (IPC) measures implemented by healthcare facilities play an important role in controlling the transmission of COVID-19, other infectious diseases and healthcare associated infections including antimicrobial resistance. A…

14th Triennial – An opportunity to build regional alliances to address social issues affecting women

Building alliances to address social issues affecting women and girls is the focus of ministries and organizations attending the 14th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women scheduled to take place virtually from 27 – 29 April (Fiji Time). Deputy CEO and…

Pacific Education: Pacific Register for Qualifications and Standards

EQAP supports member countries with accreditation of its qualifications and the registration of these on a regional register. Five Pacific countries (Fiji, PNG, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu), have successfully established their national qualifications and…

Stat of the week: Proportion of victims who reported their victimisation to authorities in Tonga

35.8%: The proportion of female victims in Tonga, aged 15 to 49 years, who reported their victimisation to authorities (SDG indicator 16.3.1, sourced from the 2019 Tonga MICS) Explore more data:

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  
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