sustainable development

Forty biogas digesters installed in the islands of Tuvalu bring community cleaner cooking stoves

The islands of Tuvalu are now able to use sustainable energy to cook their food after the installation of forty (40) biogas digesters in Niulakita, Nukulaelae, Nukufetau, Vaitupu, Nui, Niutao and Funafuti.

Introductory address at the 11th Heads of Fisheries Meeting by Cameron Diver, Deputy Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC)

11th Heads of Fisheries Meeting   Introductory address Cameron Diver, Deputy Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Noumea, New Caledonia, 11 March 2019 Kia ora tātau. E ngā mana, E ngā reo, E rau Rangatira mā, Ngā mihi nui kia koutou katoa.…

Pacific Community Hosts Sir Peter Gluckman at Evidence and Policy Workshop

The Pacific Community welcomed Professor Sir Peter Gluckman, Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, to lead a workshop on science, social science, and the impact they can have on policy making and evaluation.

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…
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