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The futur of food - Supporting resilient Pacific Food Systems under climate change

SPC through its Land Resources Division, is working on creating models for resilience based on sustainable food systems. This is critical to the global conversation on climate change – if small islands at the frontlines of climate change can create…

FARMERS’ VOICES FROM SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES (SIDS) – ORGANIC AGRICULTURE, A SOLUTION GROWN FROM TRADITION

Side event: Climate change Ambition Day,When: Wednesday 12 December, from 2pm to 3pmWhere: Pacific & Koronivia Pavilion Using the nexus of science with traditional and local knowledge, SPC is empowering communities to use the best of their history…

Kiribati Teachers College lecturers develop social citizenship education module

Lecturers in Kiribati completed an intensive training workshop focussed on the foundational concepts of human rights and responsibilities; gender equality; social citizenship and violence against women. During the course of the workshop participants…

Changing Lives in the Atolls: PW Podcast S01-E04

On the atolls of Kiribati, finding and maintaining safe drinking water is an ongoing challenge. A growing population and the pressure of climate change are making this challenge even more difficult.   Listen to the full PW podcast. 

Ending violence against women must be a priority for our region

Statement by SPC Director General Colin Tukuitonga for Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women   November 25 marks the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, an annual global…

Climate Information for Early Action in Tuvalu

Enhanced national climate outlook and drought advisory services leading to improved early disaster preparedness action by stakeholders.  

Pacific countries agree to establish a regional working group to address domestic violence

Representatives from eleven Pacific countries have agreed to establish a regional working group to help address domestic violence issues. This agreement was a key result from a regional consultation made up of senior civil servants responsible for…

New Sea Level Monitoring Station boosts Tonga’s Resilience

Today on Vuna Wharf in the Tongan capital of Nukuʻalofa, the Honourable Prime Minister of Tonga Samiuela ‘Akilisi Pohiva officially commissioned a new Pacific Sea Level and Geodetic Monitoring station, which will provide high quality sea level, climate,…

Malaita and Guadalcanal Authorised Justices Training

The training aims to build the capacity of Authorised Justices to issue Interim Protection Order for survivors of domestic violence. The Family Protection Act gives power to the Authorised Justices to issue Interim Protection Orders as a way of…

Empowering Pacific Women: PW Podcast S01-E02

Between 2015 and 2016 the Republic of the Marshall Islands was severely impacted by a prolonged drought. The production of handcrafts was one of the activities heavily impacted. Learn how #RMI handcraft industry recovered from the 2015-2016 droughts…
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