The Pacific Community and USAID provide support to strengthen Public Service Commission in Vanuatu

The Pacific Community (SPC), through support from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), signed a Memorandum of Understanding on 9 May 2023 with the Office of the Public Service Commission (OPSC) of the Government of Vanuatu to…

The Largest Pacific Regional Forum on National Human Rights Institutions concluded with an outcomes document

Participants from Tonga and PNG at the NHRI Forum  - SPC

Maternity leave provisions for women in Kosrae ensure equitable healthcare for all

Kiribati: ICT equipment will strengthen health information systems 

Suva (Fiji) - Efforts towards strengthening health information systems in Kiribati were well received as witnessed during the official handover of ICT equipment on behalf of the Ministry of Health at the Kiribati High Commission in Fiji.

PROJECT Governance scholarships welcomes applications for the 2023 cohort of graduate degree fellows from the Pacific Islands at the East-West Center

  The application window is open for the 2023 cohort of PROJECT Governance scholarships for graduate students from the Pacific Islands. 

A Voice for All: The Impact of Braille voter Instruction booklets in Fiji election

For inclusivity and equality, the State of Kosrae takes a step forward in the disability accessibility programme

75 Years of Partnerships - The Pacific Community at 75

Photo: May 1948 - SPC's First session   When SPC was founded in Canberra, Australia, in 1947 there was no concept of cooperation between Pacific Island countries and territories and no regional organisation to support the well-being of their people. In…

USAID, SPC and partners Support the first-ever braille voter guide for blind and vision impaired in Fiji

To ensure information is accessible for all persons with disabilities during the upcoming General Elections in Fiji, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Tony Greubel on 6 July, 2022 handed over the first-ever braille Assisted Voting Steps Easy to Read Guide to the…

Influencing legal frameworks to promote the rights of people with disabilities

As the world continues to highlight the disproportionate impacts of COVID-19 on marginalised groups, the collaborative effort between Pacific Island governments and civil society organisations in enacting laws for people with disabilities has not gone…
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