Securing our Pacific maritime zones: Fiji, Vanuatu, and Solomon Islands forge ahead

In the sweltering heat of Honiara just after Easter, a pivotal gathering took place that continued a 15-year journey.

Paving the way for improved recognition of Pacific qualifications

In the Pacific, people frequently move between countries for work and study, both through labour mobility schemes and individual arrangements.

First EU-SAFE Steering Committee meeting marks progress in Pacific biosecurity and trade facilitation

Farmers at their Kava farm in Vanua Levu, Fiji. The first Steering Committee of the European Union (EU) funded project Safe Agricultural Trade Facilitation for Economic Integration in the Pacific (

Educators trained to offer resilience qualifications in the Pacific

As discussions on resilience and climate change are growing amongst different sectors and platforms in the Pacific, formalising practices and creating career pathways through the newly developed Resilience Qualifications has scaled up the need to offer…

Exploring the World of Psychometrics: improving the educational outcomes for Pacific students

Psychometric analysis is now increasingly being employed by Pacific Island countries to analyse student assessments and report on the key areas of education identified by the national governments of the region. To improve the standard of reporting using…

Strengthening sexual and reproductive health and rights in the Pacific

In the Pacific region, significant progress has been made towards achieving the Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) goals embedded in international commitments.

Upskilling and empowering Solomon Islander youth to work in the hospitality sector

19 young women in Solomon Islands are embarking on internships in the hospitality sector this week - bringing them one step closer to finding work and providing for themselves and their families. These young women are part of the Pacific Youth…

Second notice and call for abstracts: Towards an action plan to minimise the impacts of Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle and other major insect pests of coconut in the Pacific Islands

Stat of the week: Less than 60% of households in the Solomon Islands had access to electricity in 2018

Did you know? Less than 60% of households in the Solomon Islands had access to electricity in 2018. Electricity is crucial for poverty alleviation, economic growth, and improved living standards (Our World in Data).

Solomon Islands Independence Day 2024

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