Delegation for 2024 Festival of Pacific Arts announced by Creative New Zealand

Te Kapa Haka o Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, 2023 winners of Te Matatini and part of the delegation to the 2024 Festival of Pacific Arts in Hawai’i, Honolulu

Preserving paradise: Sirubai Voko tribe of Solomon Islands safeguarding virgin rainforests and biodiversity

In a world grappling with deforestation and the alarming loss of biodiversity, a remote community in Solomon Islands stands as a shining example of conservation and environmental stewardship.

International Day of the Girl Film Festival

Australia’s Ambassador for Gender Equality, Stephanie Copus Campbell (front row – third from left), Minister for Internal Affairs, Honourable Lord Vaea (front row – fourth from left), Special Envoy on Gender Equality for the United Kingdom Alicia Herbert…

Empowering young Pacific Islanders with skills for a transformative future

Wake Up! Project: The youth from the Solomon Islands is taking the lead on NCDs prevention through art


Pacific ECOP Talanoa

​Early career ocean professionals from the Pacific will share on their experiences and opportunites supported by PCCOS in 2022. This includes reflections on the One Ocean Expedition, the UN Ocean Conference, the UNESCO's Future Festival and more.

Regional Poetry Competition

Prior to this year’s International Youth Day, the Pacific Community’s (SPC) Human Rights and Social Development (HRSD) division launched a poetry competition highlighting the theme Transforming Food systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary…

Traditional knowledge in Tuvalu offers lessons for future of nations youth

Youth representatives from around Tuvalu convened earlier this month for an intergenerational dialogue as part of a week-long International Youth Day celebration to discuss key issues affecting young people in the country.

National Policy launch heralds new era for Tongan youth

This year’s International Youth Day saw the launch of Tonga’s National Youth Policy 2021-2025 and Strategic Action Plan 2021-2025, complementing the theme, “Healthy Youth, Healthy Tonga”/“To’utupu Mo’ui lelei, Tonga Mo’ui lelei”. The policies included…

Stat of the week: proportion of the population in the Pacific aged from 15 to 24 years old

Did you know that Pacific populations are young? 18% of the population in the Pacific Islands Countries and territories is aged from 15 to 24 years old. Discover more data:
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