Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Type: Organization
Name: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Solomons to push for Rodgers to head Pacific Islands Forum

By Online Editor1:02 pm GMT+12, 25/07/2014, Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Prime Minister, Gordon Darcy Lilo, will lead a seven person delegation to next week's Pacific Islands Forum Leaders summit in Palau to push for Jimmie Rodgers to become the new ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Urgent need to update Pacific navigation charts - SPC

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community says most Pacific navigation charts are no longer fit for purpose.And despite shipping being an economic lifeline for the Pacific Islands, little priority is given to ensuring navigation charts are kept up to ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

World: Pacific French-speaking women work to strengthen capacity to adapt to climate change

Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: French Polynesia (France), New Caledonia (France), Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna (France), World The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) collaborated with the Union of Pacific French Speaking Women ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

[Fiji] SPC supports International Year of Small Island Developing States

**SUVA, Fiji** ---- The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) welcomes the declaration of the International Year of Small Island Developing States as a global acknowledgement of their special cultures and diversity and of the challenges they face ... [Published Islands Business - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Samoa: Broadcast Climate and Disaster Resilience Plans in Samoa

Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: Samoa Samoa Quality Broadcasting and the Samoa Ministry of Communications Information Technology are undergoing training this month to help develop a National Broadcasters' Climate ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Protect your environment

THE Minister for Works, Transport and Public Utilities Captain Timoci Natuva believes there is a need for every Fijian to ensure that their environment is protected and not exploited.Speaking at the Symposium on Exploring Korean Contribution to the Blue ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

SPC wins satellite imaging awards

Many eyes will be focused on the Pacific Islands Forum and the upcoming Third International Conference on Small Island Developing States. But there are also smaller happenings that should grab the attention of Pacific Island leaders. One such is the winning ... [Published Islands Business - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

Building Capacity for Resilient Development in the Pacific

:20 AMPacific Island countries are amongst the most disaster prone in the region, exposed to natural hazards such as floods, droughts, tropical cyclones, earthquakes, volcanic eruptions and tsunamis, which all pose a significant challenge to development ... [Published Solomon Times Online - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 2 reports

SPC CONSOLIDATES LONG TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH SIG

Dr Colin Tukuitonga Secretary General of SPC. Photo credit: Pacific Scoop.The Secretariat of the Pacific Community, SPC, has consolidated its long-term partnership with the Solomon Islands Government.The partnership was consolidated when Dr Colin Tukuitonga, ... [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Giant squid fishery shows promise in the Pacific

There could be a new fishing industry taking hold in the Pacific in the next few months.The Secretariat of the Pacific Community is running fishing trials on Giant Squid and Flying Squid.The potential new fishery may not be large, as experience in Japan ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Giant squid market

THE Fisheries Department in collaboration with the Secretariat of the Pacific Community are looking into ways of generating a squid industry locally and perhaps, to export overseas.This follows the first giant squid exploratory fishing research in Fiji ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

Electronic monitoring of tuna fishing underway

Data from a new electronic monitoring system to check the catches of tuna boats in the Pacific is is being analysed after an 80 day trial on two boats that operate out of Fiji.The boats are back at sea catching tuna with the new equipment while video ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jun 26 2014]

Quotes

"We fully value the crucial role broadcasters have during times of natural disasters and we look forward to strengthening our working relationship with them."
...to the Blue — Green Economy of the Pacific Region organised by the Korean Embassy and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Capt Natuva said "it cannot be denied that since independence the national urge for economic and social development have disturbed and in some instances destabilised the environment"
Téa, who has been Legal Director of the Human Dignity TrustTrust in London since 2012, said her time at Essex had been "inspirational" and added: "It is an honour and a privilege to be awarded Alumna of the Year. I could never have got the knowledge I have been able to apply ever since without such a robust and in-depth programme of study. It has also meant long lasting friendships and memories. It was an absolutely influential part of my life."
...to develop a plan that can be used in times of emergencies and disasters to strengthen their ability to continue broadcasting to local communities. "The enthusiasm shown by representatives from TV, radio and newspapers to develop their disaster plans and strengthen their relationship with the National Emergency Management Office (NEMO) is encouraging. Participants in this training have drawn on their experiences from Typhoon Bopha in 2012 and Typhoon Haiyan in 2013 to identify ways to improve public information in future emergencies and disasters" said Mr. Noa Tokavou, Disaster Risk Management Officer, SPC, training facilitator

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SPC: Condition of Bigeye Tuna in the Western an... [Published Pacific News Center - 18 hours ago]
Solomons to push for Rodgers to head Pacific Is... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - 20 hours ago]
Urgent need to update Pacific navigation charts... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 24 2014]
World: Pacific French-speaking women work to st... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 22 2014]
[Fiji] SPC supports International Year of Small... [Published Islands Business - Jul 21 2014]
New deep sea mining technique a threat in the P... [Published Green Left Weekly - Jul 21 2014]
Samoa: Broadcast Climate and Disaster Resilienc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 20 2014]
Asia-Pacific Analysis: Prepare for El Niño now [Published SciDev.Net - Jul 20 2014]
Women’s Chamber honors more Guam ‘Women Firsts’ [Published Marianas Variety - Guam - Jul 17 2014]
Protect your environment [Published Fiji Times - Jul 17 2014]
Comprehensive Sexuality Education moving forwar... [Published UNESCO - Jul 16 2014]
SPC wins satellite imaging awards [Published Islands Business - Jul 16 2014]
Inclusive agriculture sector policies help smal... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 16 2014]
Téa named Alumna of the Year [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Building Capacity for Resilient Development in ... [Published Solomon Times Online - Jul 16 2014]
HONIARA NOW HAS GENDER BASED VIOLENCE CLINIC [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 15 2014]
Building Capacity for Resilient Development [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 15 2014]
SPC CONSOLIDATES LONG TERM PARTNERSHIP WITH SIG [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 14 2014]
Solomon Islands: SPC and Solomon Islands streng... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Palau: Palau first to start work on national br... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
TALKS ON ROTUMA TUVALU TRADE PROGRESS [Published Fiji Government - Jul 13 2014]
Vanuatu tourists get a chance to take action ag... [Published ETurboNews - Jul 13 2014]
Fiji-Tuvalu hold talks about agricultural commo... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 11 2014]
Your views - SPC receives two awards for satell... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 11 2014]
Is giant squid the next big Pacific market? [Published SeafoodSource.com - Jul 10 2014]
Fiji to Begin Tilapia Farming Venture [Published The Fish Site - Jul 10 2014]
Giant squid fishing has potential in Pacific [Published ABC Online - Jul 10 2014]
Giant squid fishery shows promise in the Pacific [Published ABC Radio Australia - Jul 10 2014]
Palau first to start work on climate and disast... [Published Scoop - Jul 08 2014]
GIANT SQUIDS FOUND ON FIJI WATERS [Published Fiji Government - Jul 08 2014]
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World: Pacific French-speaking women work to st... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 22 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: French Polynesia (France), New Caledonia (France), Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna (France), World The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) collaborated with the Union of Pacific French Speaking Women ...
Samoa: Broadcast Climate and Disaster Resilienc... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 20 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: Samoa Samoa Quality Broadcasting and the Samoa Ministry of Communications Information Technology are undergoing training this month to help develop a National Broadcasters' Climate ...
Solomon Islands: SPC and Solomon Islands streng... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Solomon Islands Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), met with H.E. Gordon Darcy Lilo, the Prime Minister of Solomon Islands, to consolidate the long-term ...
Palau: Palau first to start work on national br... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 14 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: Palau Palau is the first island nation to begin work on a project to develop Climate and Disaster Resilience Plans for national broadcasters through an 'emergency management ...
Marshall Islands: Republic of the Marshall Isla... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 01 2014]
Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent SocietiesCountry: Marshall Islands Period covered by this Final Report: 21 June 2013 – 30 March 2014 Appeal target (current): CHF 409,154 Appeal coverage: 89 % Appeal history: A revised ...
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