The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

A Public Lecture by the Director-General of the Pacific Community by DR COLIN TUKUITONGA

Health experts collaborate to provide support to Tuvalu amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Tuvalu was COVID-19 free up until October 2022 however since that time, reported community transmission of COVID-19 cases as of 24 November 2022 has now reached 2362. The Pacific Community (SPC) with funding support from the Department of Foreign Affairs…

Pacific Regional Training Workshop on “Strengthening National Capacities in Education Data and Statistics for Evidence Based Policy Making, Planning and Monitoring” (2022)

​The Sustainable Development Goals and the Education 2030 Framework for Action have put ambitious targets for the countries globally to achieve high-quality education for all moving from access and participation to ensuring the availability of quality…

PacREF annual reflection MEL Workshop ‘Sharing Learning’ (2022)

​The Pacific Regional Education Framework (PacREF) is a regional policy formally endorsed by the Forum Education Ministers' Meeting (FEdMM) which is designed to equitably raise the quality of schooling and student outcomes across the Pacific. It has…

Micro-qualifications and accreditation development support continues for the Fiji National University

The third cohort of Fiji National University (FNU) staff have successfully completed micro-qualification development and accreditation training, conducted by the Pacific Community (SPC).

Strengthening radiology services in the Pacific Region: Meet Nalini Vandana Prasad, Medical Imaging Technologist in Fiji

A group of 22 radiologists from 7 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) in 2021, enrolled and completed the International Certificate in Radiology Fundamentals, in another step to broaden the region’s medical expertise. The Pacific Community (…

Nature-based solutions shared through organic farming exchange

Representatives from Fiji, Nauru, Tonga and Solomon Islands that are members of the Pacific Organic Learning Farms Network (POLFN) have shared experiences with their Pacific French speaking counterparts in an exchange that covered best practices in the…

Soil for Livelihoods: Meet Dr. Uta Stockmann, lead on soil sampling in response to the 2022 Tonga volcano eruption

Meet Dr Uta Stockmann, Team Leader Proximal Sensing, at the Commonwealth

SPC’s 75th anniversary: Pacific agriculture gets a major boost in 1998 with the establishment of the region’s first plant and tree genebank at SPC

Photo: A CePaCT laboratory technician in 2011   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…

Solar Powered Boat for Fiji’s Nakalawaca Women’s Group, a first in the Pacific

Nakalawaca village lies on the Eastern side of Viti Levu in the Fiji Islands and is home to 260 villagers whose main source of income is seafood and vegetable farming.  The women of Nakalawacaspend up to five hours a day out at sea catching seafood for…
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