SPC's 75th Anniversary: the first-ever Festival of Pacific Arts was held in 1972 in Suva, Fiji

The Pacific Community turned 75 on the 6th of February 2022. As we mark 75 years of the Pacific Community’s Service to the region, on the 6th of each month we will feature a key moment in history for the organization.   The first-ever Festival of Pacific…

Rotuma’s Youth hold the keys to a sustainable future

Rotuma’s Youth hold the keys to a sustainable future

Reducing the risk of domestic violence as Pacific communities face strict lockdowns

As an increasing number of countries recommend self-isolation to prevent the spread of COVID-19, households have to adjust their everyday lives and sometimes face anxiety and stress, causing risks of increased domestic violence.

Pacific Community pays tribute to valued SPC former colleague Jill Emberson

Photo credit: ABC - The Jill Effect: ABC broadcaster Jill Emberson dies, leaving extraordinary legacy for ovarian cancer research   Today, the Pacific Community (SPC) staff mourns the loss of a valued former colleague, Jill Emberson. SPC extends its…

Kiribati: Forging Ahead on Human Rights Education

RRRT Director Miles Young (left) with RRRT Kiribati Country Focal Officer Amberoti Nikora (right) and Permanent Secretary of the  Kiribati Ministry of Justice, Birimaaka Tekanene (centre) on signing the MOU   Bullying, social exclusion and gender balance…

10 December is International Human Rights’ Day

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign

Tackling sexual harassment: what can you do?

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign If you’ve experienced sexual harassment, know that you are not alone. There are people who can help you. Below are some steps you can take to address this issue. Remember: you are entitled to…

Tackling sexual harassment is everybody’s responsibility

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence

Nothing justifies sexual harassment

 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence "In our culture, it’s normal to flirt with women. They like it." "She works in a job that’s usually done by men and her colleagues are all men: what does she expect?" "This is the nature of our work: it…

“Consent is the key word. Silence does not signify consent.”

16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
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