Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Type: Organization
Name: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 2 reports

[Samoa] Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre Training for Samoa

**APIA, Samoa** ----Last week, eighteen representatives of Samoa’s Welfare and Internally-Displaced People Sub-Committee of the Disaster Advisory Committee attended a training course in Emergency Shelter Custer and Evacuation Centre Management facilitated ... [Published Islands Business - 19 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

120 farmers trained

ABOUT 120 canefarmers in the Western Division were taught raising vegetable seedlings and nursery management to increase income opportunities prior to the cane harvest season.The EU-funded Improvement of Key Services to Agriculture project, facilitated ... [Published Fiji Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Big-eye tuna in danger

13:02 TodayTaken from/By:Report by: Ellen StolzAn assessment by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community shows that regional tuna stocks are alarmingly low.PACNEWS reports Big-eye Tuna – the mainstay of the tropical long line fishery, has now been reduced ... [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Race is on for Tuiloma’s job

:00 The Micronesian Block has hinted a willingness to accept a successor to Tuiloma from the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Solomon Islands and New Caledonia.The post of Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, currently ... [Published Samoa Observer Online - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 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 - Jul 25 2014]
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 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 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]

Quotes

"Some urgent decisions are required on limits and their allocation."
"Farmers are now intercropping and planting as cover crops the legumes cow pea and long bean, water melon, and okra" said Mr Waqainibete
"We're pleased to work in partnership with the National Disaster Management Office of Samoa, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, PACMAS and the broadcasters - all partners have come together to help this happen, not only in Samoa but also seven other Pacific island countries" said Dr. Netatua Pelesikoti, Director of Climate Change, SPREP
...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"

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[Samoa] Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centr... [Published Islands Business - 19 hours ago]
Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre Trainin... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - 23 hours ago]
Samoa: Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
Collapse feared for tuna fishery [Published stuff.co.nz - Jul 29 2014]
SPC: Dr Tukuitonga Joins WHO Commission on Rndi... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 29 2014]
SPC enhances scientific knowledge of Pacific Is... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 29 2014]
120 farmers trained [Published Fiji Times - Jul 28 2014]
Your views - A smoking ban, exercise and health... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 28 2014]
Big-eye tuna in danger [Published Fiji Broadcasting Corporation - Jul 28 2014]
Race is on for Tuiloma’s job [Published Samoa Observer Online - Jul 28 2014]
SPC: Condition of Bigeye Tuna in the Western an... [Published Pacific News Center - Jul 25 2014]
Solomons to push for Rodgers to head Pacific Is... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Jul 25 2014]
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]
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Samoa: Emergency Shelter and Evacuation Centre ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 29 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa Last week, eighteen representatives of Samoa’s Welfare and Internally-Displaced People Sub-Committee of the Disaster Advisory Committee attended a training course in Emergency Shelter Custer and ...
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 ...
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