Green News: Transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes

Pacific Islands are scattered across 1/3 of the earth. On Earth Day let's remember transformative climate action is urgently needed to protect the most important reservoir of terrestrial and marine biodiversity from environmental changes.

Green News: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resources

Green News series: Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource Pacific Islands biodiversity is one of the world's most precious resource and yet, one of the most fragile. Hosting up to 75% endemic species and 5 biodiversity…

Signature of a partnership agreement between France and the Pacific Community

Photo: Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Stuart Minchin, Director General of the Pacific Community (SPC)  

No cases, but Nauru continues to train for potential COVID-19 outbreak

The Pacific region has been spared from the mass outbreaks of COVID-19 that have taken place throughout the world over the last year. But while Pacific nations can be rightly proud of their quick actions to control the disease,  they are not relaxing…

Pacific Community sets foundations for post-COVID recovery at 50th Meeting of CRGA

Emergency funding support to strengthen Pacific Island countries’ health security response capacity

‘Agence française de développement’ (AFD - the French Development Agency) is providing the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) with an EUR 2 million package of emergency financial support, designed to strengthen the epidemic surveillance…

Fiji youths using art to share prevention and control messages for non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

“If we make a change now, our generation can be the healing generation in the future and through the Wake-up project we have taken five steps ahead in the advancement of art in Fiji and using this to portray wellness messages”. These are the words of…

Infection Prevention & Control - A Key Element for Preventing the Spread of COVID-19

 

European Union provides 3 million euro to strengthen health security in the Pacific

The European Union (EU) has provided EUR 3 million (FJD 7.2 million) to the Pacific Community (SPC) to strengthen health security in the Pacific. The Public Health Surveillance Network Services to Strengthen Health Security in the Pacific project, which…

RESCCUE Project - Greening taxes and subsidies in Pacific Islands Countries and Territories

Making taxes and subsidies more sustainable is one of the challenges that the RESCCUE Project tackled as part of it support for the development of innovative economic and financial solutions.
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