Intergenerational Solidarity in Practice: “Shifting the power” with diverse youth

In the face of climate change, between the slow-onset impacts and intensifying natural disasters, a feminist coalition is making waves of change in an effort to leave no one behind. As this year’s theme for International Youth Day, Intergenerational…

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples

In order to raise awareness of the needs of indigenous peoples, every 9 August commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. Especially now, they need us. Especially now, we need the traditional knowledge, voices and wisdom of…

'Positive Sei’ bringing hope to homes on the airwaves

Tonga was still picking up the pieces after the Hunga volcanic eruption and tsunami waves when the pandemic reached its shores. The volcano’s ashfall had damaged roads, polluted water and destroyed crops. The tsunami waves battered homes and strewn…

Leaders urged to keep culture a development priority

Pacific Island leaders gathered in Suva, Fiji this week to mark the opening of the Na Wekaqu Noqu iYau (My Relationships are my Heritage and Wealth) Multimedia Exhibition and launch of the Pacific Regional Culture Strategy 2022-2032.

Tkakl Mekreos envisions equal opportunities for women in Palau

Tkakl Mekreos is the SPC Country Focal Officer for Pacific Women Lead based in Palau. He works closely with the Palauan Government and communities in Palau to assist with their gender equality initiatives in-country. “I come from a community where women…

USAID, SPC and partners Support the first-ever braille voter guide for blind and vision impaired in Fiji

To ensure information is accessible for all persons with disabilities during the upcoming General Elections in Fiji, U.S. Charge d’Affaires Tony Greubel on 6 July, 2022 handed over the first-ever braille Assisted Voting Steps Easy to Read Guide to the…

Talanoa Session on ACP EU Culture & Creative Industries

Join us for a Talanoa Session on ACP EU Culture & Creative Industries grant scheme on June 30, 11.00 A.M Fiji Time. We will discuss some issues, lessons learned & provide some pointers, advice and suggestions to those wishing to make a submission…

What is it like being a gender-based violence counsellor in the Pacific?

“In order to be a gender-based violence counsellor, you need to be dedicated to genuinely helping people,” says Candida Kaious, Program Coordinator for the Weto In Mour (WiM) crisis centre at Women United Together Marshall Islands (WUTMI), in the…

SPC's 75th Anniversary: the first-ever Festival of Pacific Arts was held in 1972 in Suva, Fiji

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 organization.   The first-ever Festival of…

Pacific Partnership launches paper on “What Works to End Violence against Women and Girls”

The Pacific Community’s (SPC)’s Social Citizenship Education (SCE) programme, as part of the Pacific Partnership to End Violence Against Women and Girls (Pacific Partnership), has today launched a paper on What Works to End Violence against Women and…
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