Pacific experts helping to drive global sustainable energy solutions and certifications for small Islands and Territories
The global economic crisis has seen inflation take a toll on key sectors across the Pacific, and the regions energy sector has been one of the hardest hit. The case for reducing reliance on imported fossil fuels and transitioning towards sustainable…
Safety and compliance training will help Tongan electrical contractors support post-COVID tourism recovery
TC Harold hit Tonga on 9th April with estimated damages of about USD111 million, coming largely from the tourism sector. Tonga remains COVID-19 free but the pandemic, combined with the disaster recovery efforts has taken its toll on the tourism industry…
Access to regular power improving health, education and community engagement in remote islands of Kiribati
Fourth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting: Opening Remarks by Mr. Stein Hansen, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO)
Fourth Pacific Regional Energy and Transport Ministers’ Meeting Opening Remarks by Mr. Stein Hansen, Director and UNIDO Representative Regional Office Hub in Bangkok 19 September 2019 TATTE Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa, 16-20 September 2019 Theme…
Pacific Transport Ministers launch global first strategy to strengthen the empowerment of women and girls in maritime
The Regional Strategy for Pacific Women In Maritime (2020-2024) was launched by the Minister of Finance, Hon. Sili Epa Tuioti calling political leaders and policy maker’s to support equal opportunities for women in the maritime sector.
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, International Maritime Organisation (IMO)
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Remarks by Bekir Sitki Ustaoglu, Head, Asia and Pacific Section, Technical Cooperation Division, International Maritime Organisation (IMO) TATTE Conference Centre, Apia, Samoa, 16-20…
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting: Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Fourth pacific regional energy and transport ministers’ meeting Introductory remarks by the Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) Apia, Samoa, 18-20 September 2019 Theme: Sustainable Energy and Transport Services for the Blue Pacific
Forty biogas digesters installed in the islands of Tuvalu bring community cleaner cooking stoves
The islands of Tuvalu are now able to use sustainable energy to cook their food after the installation of forty (40) biogas digesters in Niulakita, Nukulaelae, Nukufetau, Vaitupu, Nui, Niutao and Funafuti.
Small Steps, Big Vision video shows SPC leading by example
A new video from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) highlights efforts by the international organisation to lead by example and cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 30 per cent by 2016.
SPC welcomes falling energy prices with caution
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is optimistic that cheaper oil prices will not reduce the Pacific region’s momentum towards a renewable energy and energy efficient future. Falling global oil prices have given some relief to Pacific…