Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA) 2021: Meet Marcellino Yang, PILNA National Coordinator 2021 – Federated States of Micronesia (FSM)

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…

Prioritising energy efficient buildings in the Federated States of Micronesia

As energy efficiency is a fundamental pillar to reaching Paris Agreement targets, the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) installed 19 hybrid solar air conditioners in six public buildings in Pohnpei. With the aim to reduce carbon dioxide emissions in…

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…

Federated States of Micronesia Day 2022

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…

New Disability Law for Kosrae State to enhance protection of persons with disabilities

New Disability Law for Kosrae State to enhance protection of persons with disabilities   For many nights, sleep eluded Isao Mike from Kosrae State in the Federated States of Micronesia. Racked with great concern for his child living with a disability,…

Case study: Luen Thai/Lian Cheng involvement in electronic monitoring of tuna fisheries in the Federated States of Micronesia

Although there is general agreement that the use of electronic monitoring (EM) aboard tuna vessels could be a valuable tool for managing tuna fisheries, there is considerable discussion and debate about the most appropriate manner to initiate the uptake…

Green News: Pacific islanders produce 0.5 kg of household solid waste per person each day

Pacific islanders produce 0.5 kg of household solid waste per person each day*. Significant variations can be noticed between islands:

Climate finance: First disbursement made by the Green Climate Fund to the Federate State of Micronesia

Great news! The Green Climate Fund (GCF) transferred the first disbursement of funds for the Federated States of Micronesia programme. Occurring only 36 days after Board approval of the programme, this is the fastest disbursement made by GCF globally. 

President of the Federated States of Micronesia Statement for SPC's 12th Conference

Remarks by H.E. David W. Panuelo President of the Federated States of Micronesia at the 12th Conference of the Pacific Community   Mr. Chairman:
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