Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

Federated States of Micronesia Day

Animated video takes home top TikTok Challenge prize

By: IOM/Olivia Blinn When Destiny Etse first heard that she had won the FSM COVID-19 TikTok Challenge for her animated video, she did not believe that it was true. Posts on social media and an FSM-wide SMS blast confirmed it — Destiny had won the Gold…

Securing food and water resources for the Pacific’s most remote communities showcased in documentary series launched today

Installation of water systems in Kapingamarangi, FSM, one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific A series of stories featuring ways to address drought and climate change in remote North Pacific Islands is being launched today. The ‘…

Gender Equality and Social Inclusion critical components in Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change in FSM

Empowering Women in Organic Value Chains

As COVID-19 shapes and re-shapes the “new normal” in the Pacific, organic food and products will be a key to community adaptation and resiliency in the region’s economies and livelihoods, with the opportunity to advance a more inclusive gender and people…

Flipping the Switch: Affordable, Reliable and Renewable energy solutions for the Federated States of Micronesia

Today, we globally emit around 50 billion tonnes of CO2e each year. This is more than 40% higher than emissions in 1990, an increase from 35 billion tonnes. Human activity is overloading our atmosphere with carbon dioxide and other global warming…

SPC signs agreement with Aquaculture Without Frontiers to support private sector aquaculture enterprises

With the objective of strengthening private sector aquaculture enterprises, a Special Service Agreement has been signed this month between the Pacific Community (SPC) and Aquaculture Without Frontiers (AwF). Under this agreement, AwF will provide…

Assisting Yap State manage water supply through the current drought

SPC and water authority staff measuring water levels in a monitoring bore Residents of Yap State, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), are experiencing their fourth month of extreme drought, and face critical challenges in…

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…
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