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…

New water systems for the most vulnerable Pacific Islanders

Close to 500 people in one of the most remote and inaccessible places in the Pacific, Kapingamarangi, have secured additional safe drinking water through the efforts of the European Union – North Pacific – Readiness for El Niño (RENI) project.

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.

Help us to find out how tuna age and how fast they grow and win USD 100!

An albacore tuna is injected with strontium chloride, and will be tagged with a white mark. (image: Ashley Williams)

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…

President Panuelo Signals FSM’s Support for Human Rights & Good Governance

This a cross posting of a Press Release from the FSM Information Services.
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