Enhancing a Climate Resilient Marine Sector in the Cook Islands
In the island of Aitutaki, Cook Islands, efforts are underway to reverse the major declines in important marine resources caused by a combination of climate-driven and human-derived stressors. Livelihoods in the outer islands are closely tied to the…
The Cook Islands and the Pacific Community express confidence in regional COVID-19 efforts
Polynesia Regional Office
Our regional office, which will be situated in Polynesia, is the main hub for SPC’s projects and partnerships in the Polynesian countries of American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Nauru, Niue, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, and…
Cook Islands Constitution Day
Happy Waitangi Day!
Pacific Islanders enrolled in postgraduate certificate for radiology
A group of 22 radiologists from 7 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are undertaking a Postgraduate Certificate in Radiology Fundamentals, in another step to broaden the region’s medical expertise. The Pacific Community (SPC) with funding…
Stat of the week: School Infrastructure in the Cook Islands and Niue
100%: All schools in the Cook Islands and Niue have access to adapted infrastructure and materials for students with disabilities. Explore more data:
Fisheries story: Tag recovery
Fisheries Story series This tuna fish, 1 out of the 5 found from the same boat, was caught nearly 700 miles away and 91 days after it was tagged and released by SPC during its 2020 tagging cruise. Shout out to Lyndsay Mundri, an observer at sea working…
Visitor arrival numbers slump in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories
Tourism and the Pandemic All around the world, COVID-19 is having serious impacts on the tourism industry. The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are no exception.