Promoting responsible fisheries and aquaculture in the Pacific through information and awareness-raising tools: International Year of Artisanal Fisheries and Aquaculture 2022

A mother’s dedication to education drives Uate to improve equality for women and young people

Hardships caused by inequality experienced by young people and by women motivate Uate Tamanikaiyaroi to ensure equal opportunities for all Pacific people. Uate continues explaining how his late mother carried the brunt of gender inequality from childhood…

‘Alofa’ - or love - underpins the Pacific solution to ending violence and empowering women

Socio-cultural values of love, protection and care that prevail in most Pacific Island countries and territories inspired a Samoan teenage girl to dedicate her life to the empowerment of women and girls. “My interest in gender equality started when I…

Pacific Community members mark 75 years of service to the region at 52nd Meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations and Special thematic session of the 12th Conference

From 23 to 25 November 2022, participants from across the Pacific and around the world were gathered for the 52nd Meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA 52) and the Special thematic session of the 12th…

Official Statement by Hon. Alatoi Ishmael Kalsakau, Vanuatu Prime Minister, at the opening of the Special Thematic Session of the 12th Conference of SPC

OFFICIAL STATEMENT, Hon. Alatoi Ishmael KALSAKAU MA’AUKORO Welcome Ceremony, 12th Conference of the Pacific Community Thursday, 24 November from 3pm, at the Saralana Park     Hon. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa, Prime Minister of Samoa;

Celebrating 75 years of progressing Pacific peoples' prosperity and well-being

Pacific Islands: Climate Finance Action a Priority at COP 27

Photo: On Kadavu and Ra Islands in Fiji, SPC supported the implementation of an Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and climate change resilience project. Credit: SPC

Curbing Invasive Species to enhance climate adaptation in the Pacific region

Invasive species weaken ecosystems and makes them more vulnerable to climate change. Many Invasive Species (IS) can propagate rapidly to higher latitudes and altitudes as the climate warms, out-pacing native species. Representing a significant disruption…

A Green-Blue Alliance in Motion: Pacific Island Countries and Europe Fighting Climate Change

The Pacific Islands Countries (PICs) were the first to ratify the Paris climate agreement in 2015. Indeed, for them, climate change has had very concrete implications for years. Islanders have seen the sea level rising, endangering the very existence of…
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