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Evaluation of the Pacific Islander Junior Professionals Programme (2013–2018)
From left to to right: Lucy Joy, from Vanuatu, Berry Muller, from Marshall Islands and Lui Bell, from Samoa, were among the participants to the SPC Pacific Islander Junior Professionals (PIJP) Programme. Image: Ariella D’Andrea
Pacific Islands need smarter development to minimise damage to natural environment
Smarter development practices are needed to minimise damage to the the fragile natural environment and biodiversity of Pacific Island countries and territories. These are the sentiments expressed by Fiji’s Permanent Secretary for Forestry and Fisheries…
World first in resilience for the Pacific Islands
In a world-first, the Pacific has launched a regional industry association for practitioners involved in climate change, disasters and other fields related to building resilience.
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…
New project to save diversity of coconuts in the Pacific Islands
Government representatives from Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Samoa together with international stakeholders have launched a mission to protect Pacific coconut diversity and associated livelihoods from climate change impacts and other threats.
Pacific Community to attend France-Oceania Summit in Paris
The President of France, His Excellency François Hollande, has officially invited the Pacific Community (SPC) to take part in the Fourth France-Oceania Summit in Paris on 26 November 2015.