Wake Up! When Pacific youth stands up for the health of their communities

For the third consecutive year, young people from different Pacific island states and territories have the opportunity to spread prevention and control messages for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) using different media, thanks to the Wake Up! Project,…

84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child comes to Pacific providing important regional awareness opportunity

In a historic first, Samoa will host the 84th Extraordinary Outreach Session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child from 2-6 March, proving a unique outreach and awareness opportunity for Committee to highlight its important work to the Pacific.  It…

Agreement with Green Climate Fund unlocks new opportunities for climate action in the Pacific

The Pacific Community (SPC) and the Green Climate Fund (GCF) signed an Accreditation Master Agreement today, to further expand their partnership in favour of mitigation and adaptation to climate change in the Pacific.

Pacific youth committed to the fight against non-communicable diseases

UK study tour and exchange highlights good governance essential for NHRIs

Good governance is essential for any Paris principle-compliant National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) to effectively discharge its functions. This was the main message shared with representatives of NHRIs from the Pacific in a recent study tour and…

Palau and Tonga win prestigious Energy Globe Award

The Pacific Community’s Global Climate Change Alliance: Pacific Small Island States (GCCA: PSIS),  funded by the European Union (EU) was the proud recipient of the 2019 Energy Globe Award, recognised for its outstanding work and contribution towards…

Building a Sustainable Blue Pacific: Keynote Address by the Honourable Henry Tuakeu Puna, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands

check against delivery Building a Sustainable Blue Pacific SPC 11th Conference Keynote Address by the Honourable Henry Tuakeu Puna, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands _________________________

Cook Islands maritime industry calls for action to reduce greenhouse emissions

The Cook Islands Ministry of Transport, together with national ship operators, port operators and stakeholders have called for greater initiative in energy efficient operations to reduce greenhouse gasses. The call was made at the first National Workshop…

Gender, human rights and sustainable resource management important aspects of significant Pacific-EU Marine Partnership Programme

(Photo Credit: Francisco Blaha, Marshall Islands)

New Cook Islands Building Code and Strategic Roadmap for Emergency Management

The revised Building Code for the Cook Islands and the newly-developed Strategic Roadmap for Emergency Management (SREM) were both launched today (Tuesday, 18 December 2018) by the Minister for Internal Affairs Sports, Police and Office of the Ombudsman…
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