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…

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

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

Vanuatu Independence Day

Pacific Islanders enrolled in postgraduate certificate for radiology

A group of 22 radiologists from 7 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Radiology Fundamentals, in another step to broaden the region’s medical expertise. The Pacific Community (SPC) with funding…

Pacific Education: A growing number of Pacific girls are studying in science

Regional Form 7 students achieve 89% pass rate despite year of disruptions 

In 2020, a total of 1,233 students in the South Pacific Form Seven Certificate (SPFSC) programme overcame the challenges of COVID-19 to successfully complete the requirements of the regional qualification. According to the results released last month,…

Stat of the week: Vanuatu population in 2020

  2.3%: Vanuatu has the highest estimated population growth rate across the Pacific in 2020 of 2.3%.   Explore more data:

Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.

Breaking barriers for LGBTQI human rights

Caption: Gillio aka Gigi Baxter. Photo: Nicky Kuautonga via sista.com.vu

SPC signs agreement with Aquaculture Without Frontiers to support private sector aquaculture enterprises

With the objective of strengthening private sector aquaculture enterprises, a Special Service Agreement has been signed this month between the Pacific Community (SPC) and Aquaculture Without Frontiers (AwF). Under this agreement, AwF will provide…
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