Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Carol Edwards, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Niue

PILNA, being the region’s largest assessment, focusses on the literacy and numeracy proficiency skills of Year 4 and Year 6 students. These are required skills that children need to progress through school and life, including literacy skills in reading…

Stat of the week: 6.94% of household expenditure in Niue is on alcoholic beverages

Did you know? On average, 6.94% of household expenditure in Niue is on alcoholic beverages. According to the World Health Organization, 56% of alcohol consumption is beer. 

Overcoming the Pandemic: Regional Commitment to build a brighter future for Pacific children

The Pacific Community (SPC) will be launching the results of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), on 8 September during the International Literacy Day celebrations, using a more interactive digital reporting version that will be…

SPC addresses Pacific pests, diseases and health risks through new virtual training

  The Pacific Community (SPC) this week took another stride toward combating the emergence of pests, diseases, and health risks such as African Swine Fever (ASF) through the organisation of a regional training focused on strengthening and improving…

Green news : Niue walking the talk on protecting 100% of its Ocean space

The Government and people of Niue announced bold new marine legislation passed in November 2021, that will ensure sustainable use across its entire exclusive economic zone (EEZ) and sovereign waters (317,500 square kilometres) while also contributing to…

Niue walking the talk on protecting 100% of its Ocean space

This press release was originally published on Niue Government website    

Waitangi Day 2022

Photo: Wikimedia Commons, Michal Klajban

The Pacific Community to support “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and Climate Change Training” in Niue

From 15 to 17, the Pacific Community and the Regional Pacific NDC Hub organised a two-day workshop in Niue, entitled “Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) and Climate Change Training”. This activity aimed to support Pacific leadership for climate…

Green news: the Pacific Community to support Niue in the development of a nationwide climate change communications strategy

Photo credit: Suhtterstock The Government of Niue continues to progress in its strides to face climate change by taking initial steps to develop a nationwide communications strategy on climate change. Implemented within the framework of its Nationally…

Stats of the week: It is estimated that 95% of Niue's terrestrial key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas

It is estimated that 95% of Niue's terrestrial key biodiversity areas are covered by protected areas in 2020, the highest percentage amongst Pacific Islands Countries and Territories.
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