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New Zealand Government and Pacific Community strengthen partnership
The Government of New Zealand and the Pacific Community (SPC) have today signed an agreement to support the scientific and technical organisation’s continued delivery of development services to its member countries and territories over the next three…
Pacific Community Director-General on first official visit to French Polynesia
The Pacific Community Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, will visitFrench Polynesia nextweek where he willmeet with government representatives to discussdevelopment priorities for the Pacific Island territory. High on the agenda of his five-day visit…
Using improved maps and data to meet the Sustainable Development Goals
Experts from around the world will gather in Suva, Fiji, later this month to exchange innovation in the use of satellite data, unmanned aerial vehicles (drones), open source software and other tools that assist decision-making in land use and disaster…
Integrated ocean management unites the Pacific
A Pacific region that is united makes for a strong global voice. How should that voice speak for our ocean? Delegates from across Oceania gathered in Apia, Samoa, this week to discuss new and emerging opportunities to increase the economic benefits to…
Pacific Community strengthens ties with peak Asian geoscience body
Strengthened cooperation between the Pacific Community (SPC) and a peak Asian applied geoscience body will further the use of geoscience to guide sustainable development in the Pacific Islands region.
Pacific welcomes Prime Minister Key’s Future of Fisheries funding
A funding injection announced yesterday by the Prime Minister of New Zealand, John Key, in Pohnpei will provide a significant boost for a Pacific Roadmap aimed at ensuring sustainable development in Pacific Island fisheries. Visiting Micronesia for the…
Regional energy regulators address challenges
Independent and transparent energy regulation plays a critical role in creating an enabling environment for the transition to a greener energy economy, especially in light of the ambitious renewable energy and energy efficiency targets of Pacific Island…
Supporting sustainable development through trade, transport facilitation and port efficiency
Reducing the cost and improving the quality of logistics and transport systems improves international market access and leads directly to increased trade and trade competitiveness.
Pacific efforts towards Sustainable Development Goal 4: quality education
Pacific education leaders from Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands have gathered in Nadi this week for the presentation and discussion of benchmarked education results.
Pacific Community contributes to Océania 22 in New Caledonia
The Pacific Community (SPC) played its part