Intergovernmental Conference on Marine Biodiversity of Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

Intergovernmental Conference on an international legally binding instrument under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea on the conservation and sustainable use of marine biological diversity of areas beyond national jurisdiction (General…

Securing food and water resources for the Pacific’s most remote communities showcased in documentary series launched today

Installation of water systems in Kapingamarangi, FSM, one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘…

Regional Conference on Securing the Limits of the Blue Pacific (Virtual)

Regional Conference on Securing the Limits of the Blue Pacific: Legal Options and Institutional Responses to the Impact of Sea-level Rise on Baselines in the Context of International Law. (A virtual conference)

Sustainable workforce promoting equal opportunities for Pacific women in Maritime

More than 50% of Pacific people live in outer islands. Maritime transport is the backbone of their island economies and communities. The importance of maritime transport in the Pacific has become increasingly critical during this time of COVID-19. This…

2019 Tide Prediction Calendars Released

More than 1,800 Tide Prediction Calendars for 23 Pacific locations were distributed this week to National Meteorological Service offices and other coastal users around the region. These annual calendars are a popular product of the Australian-funded…

Kiritimati Island Water Project and Kiritimati Island Energy Sector Programme construction commences

A ground-breaking ceremony was held on Kiritimati Island, Kiribati on 23 March 2017 to mark the start of the construction phase for the Kiritimati Island Water Project and the Kiritimati Island Energy Sector Programme (KIESP). The ground-breaking was…

Pacific Community receives international recognition for geospatial innovation

The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Geoscience Division is being bestowed the Asia Geospatial Excellence Award for Disaster Management by Geosmart Asia, a leading conference and exhibition for the Asia-Pacific region showcasing the capabilities of geospatial…

Pacific Community study finds wave energy feasible in the region

On the eve of World Oceans Day, the Pacific Community (SPC) has released a study confirming that wave energy could be a cost-effective energy resource for Pacific Island countries and territories.
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