The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

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

Agroforestry: Critical in maintaining Pacific livelihoods

‘Snakes and Ladders’ tool brings home women’s experiences of economic empowerment

Note: This Media Release has been cross-posted from the Pacific Women website.  More than 650 participants registered to join a panel of Pacific speakers today to map women’s empowerment through a ‘Snakes and Ladders’ activity, in the lead up to the…

Nadroga Navosa Youth Visualise their Future

85 young leaders representing 22 Tikinas of the Nadroga Navosa Province had the opportunity to collectively discuss their visions and anticipations for the five years ahead. The Pacific Community (SPC) through it’s Human Rights and Social Development (…

Online Workshop to support Pacific Journalists

A series of online trainings to support Pacific media to report on gender equality and the role of women in economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, commenced this week. Supported by the Pacific Media Assistance Scheme (PACMAS), the Pacific…

14th Triennial Conference to highlight and advance women’s role in decision-making processes

Understanding the patriarchal social system is crucial to addressing the need for more women as decision-makers at the community level. 

Youths turn to traditional knowledge to mitigate climate change impacts

The drastic effects of climate change are now felt more aggressively in many provinces in Fiji leading to destruction of agricultural and poultry produce, damages to households and major disruptions in the school timetable for children. These impacts of…

Fiji President lauds organic certification effort

In recognition of Fiji’s Rotuma island seeking organic status, Fiji’s President, His Excellency Major General (Retired) Jioji Konrote hosted island representatives, the Fiji Ministry of Agriculture, organic certification partners and staff from the…

Pacific Education: pupil-teacher ratio

Education research suggests that student learning outcomes improve with low pupil-teacher ratio. In other words, smaller classes are generally beneficial as it can mean that students receive more attention, or focused assistance, from their teacher. 

Samoa’s new Tool Development Unit completes Phase 1 of three-month training 

A team of education officers in Samoa has completed the first phase of a three-month training programme in the development of test instruments facilitated by the Pacific Community (SPC).   
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