Pacific-style Advocacy

  By Martin Child and Josephine Kalsuak

Dr. Andrew Jones: Why Maritime Zones matter for the future of our Blue Pacific

by Andrew Jones Pacific people are leaders on the global stage, connected by our vast Blue Pacific in a way that land-based continents can never be.   The coconut that falls in the ocean in Fiji will wash up on the shores of French Polynesia. The tuna…

Nurses trained for surge in critical care

The need to have more specialized nurses was discussed at the inaugural Pacific Heads of Nursing meeting earlier this year. This meeting was timely given that 2020 is the year of the nurses and midwives and allowed Pacific heads of nursing to connect…

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)

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…

Mobilising Youth to lead the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific

Did you know that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) represent one of the most serious challenges to the health and wellbeing of youth in the Pacific region?   In the ‘Pacific Youth Development Framework 2014 – 2023’, young people identified NCDs as a…

Intergenerational Dialogue and Learning

The Pacific Community (SPC) is launching an Intergenerational Dialogue and Learning Event to commemorate International Youth Day (IYD) on Friday 19th August, 2020, from 11am-2pm. The theme for IYD is “Youth Engagement for Global Action” and the…

Specialised education for Pacific nurses continues amidst COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and place a burden on health care workers, the Pacific region identified that an increase in the confirmed number of cases will strain the already fragile Pacific public health sector. When countries in the…

A one-stop source for information on disasters and other external shocks in the Pacific region

The Pacific Data Hub (PDH), an initiative of the Pacific Community (SPC), is a response to the lack of reliable, timely and easily accessible data in the Pacific region, which is particularly challenging in times of crisis and natural disasters. The PDH…

Women celebrated as Pacific looks to its agricultural future

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the Globe and linger on the doorstep of several Pacific countries, communities are already picking up the health, social and economic pieces scattered in its wake. Agriculture in the Pacific has been…
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