Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Type: Organization
Name: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Tobacco companies lobbying governments in PNG & Solomons

Tobacco companies are lobbying ministers and government officials in Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands to try to ensure there are no further restrictions placed on the sale of cigarettes.A study funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies has found tobacco ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific health a priority

“Without a healthy population, a nation cannot progress. Good health, fitness and physical wellbeing have always been and will always be the cornerstones of a successful, productive civilisation”**Going by statistics churned out by global and regional ... [Published Islands Business - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

[Fiji] Regional growth

**SUVA, Fiji** --- The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for Pacific-African Caribbean Pacific (PACP) states has great potential to bring about growth and development for the region, says Secretariat of the Pacific Community deputy director general ... [Published Islands Business - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Export Growth Viti Foods Upgrade Major investment in a bid to extend presence in USa and europe

Viti Foods Limited team yesterday inside the new Mackeral processing section. Photo: paulini ratulailaiRachna lalsuvaViti Foods Limited, a local fish-cannery and a subsidiary of the CJ Patel Group, has undertaken major investment in their plant.The Investment ... [Published Fiji Sun - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Organisation assists businesses

THE Secretariat of the Pacific Community has provided much needed assistance to businesses in the Northern Division opening doors to more income-generating projects.Enterprises such as Labasa Farm Fresh, Northern Bee Farming Cooperative and Fijika Natural ... [Published Fiji Times - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Management plan urgently needed for Pacific sea cucumbers

Sea cucumber stocks continue to decline across the Pacific, posing a threat to trade beches de mer or dried cucumbers.It's part of the fishing industry that dates back to the 18th century, and it remains critically important for coastal communities that ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Plan to slash Pacific coastal shipping costs

The cost of sea transport around the Pacific could come down as a result of decisions taken at a high level meeting in Fiji.The gathering in Nadi, which featured ministers from across the region, as well as senior officials and leading non-government ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

$1.6b bill for Pacific fuel imports

A TOTAL of $US873million ($F1.6billion) is spent on importing 1.3 billion litres of fuel to the Pacific region every year says, Secretariat of the Pacific Community director-general Dr Colin Tukuitonga. Speaking at the Pacific Regional Energy and Transport ... [Published Fiji Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 2 reports

[Vanuatu] SPC and Vanuatu reaffirm their relationship

**PORT VILA, Vanuatu** -----Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), together with Moses Amos, Director of SPC’s Fisheries, Aquaculture and Marine Ecosystem Division paid a courtesy visit to Honourable ... [Published Islands Business - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 2 reports

Mosquito-borne viruses sting Pacific health and economies

Pacific leaders are being warned the current outbreak of mosquito-borne viruses across the region could lead to serious and devastating social and economic costs in the next three to five years.The Pacific is currently experiencing an unprecedented situation, ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Apr 01 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 2 reports

Energy and Transport ministers meet in Nadi

Pacific Islands Energy and Transport ministers are meeting for five days in Nadi, Fiji this week, to propose solutions for sustainable development.The Secretariat of the Pacific Community ( SPC ) is  holding the 2 nd Joint Pacific Regional Meeting for ... [Published Matangi Tonga - Apr 01 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 3 reports

Secretariat assured of Fiji backing

Fiji offers to facilitate contacts between the organisation and new and emerging donorsjyoti pratibhaNADIFiji will continue to support the Secretariat of the Pacific Community and has pledged to assist the organisation in its efforts to increase outreach, ... [Published Fiji Sun - Mar 20 2014]

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"So we're trying to encourage people to do a clean-up, spray for the vector and keep safe. Sleep in mosquito nets so that they are not bitten by the mosquito."
"The project employs a whole-of-supply chain approach, assisting commercial ventures and producer groups to become export-oriented, market-driven enterprises that will consistently supply overseas markets with competitive products" the secretariat said
‘The Solomon Islands government decided to try a different approach,’ says Dr Wulf Killmann, GIZ’s programme Director for CHICHAP, "one that involved moving away from the pattern of piecemeal and uncoordinated responses implemented by a multitude of players."
"We want to ensure a speedy recovery of the agriculture sector in Tonga. We hope the assistance will help in contributing towards food security and bringing about a faster return to normal food production levels for the people of the Ha’apai Islands" he added

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Tobacco companies lobbying governments in PNG &... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 16 2014]
Tonga: Outbreak of chikungunya virus affects 10... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
SPC: Lack of Access to Data on Tuna Fishing in ... [Published Pacific News Center - Apr 16 2014]
Chikungunya outbreak affects 10,000 people in T... [Published ABC Online - Apr 16 2014]
PINA shreds charity status for limited company [Published Islands Business - Apr 15 2014]
Tukuitonga at the helm New boss of SPC sets out... [Published Islands Business - Apr 15 2014]
Pacific health a priority [Published Islands Business - Apr 15 2014]
Wind energy production low in Pacific Islands [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 14 2014]
[Fiji] Regional growth [Published Islands Business - Apr 13 2014]
Export Growth Viti Foods Upgrade Major investme... [Published Fiji Sun - Apr 11 2014]
Organisation assists businesses [Published Fiji Times - Apr 11 2014]
Regional growth [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Apr 11 2014]
Management plan urgently needed for Pacific sea... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 10 2014]
Technological solutions to sustainability chall... [Published Solomon Star - Apr 09 2014]
Solomon Islands: USA and Germany sign deal to s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 09 2014]
Tonga: European Union contributes towards rehab... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
European Union contributes towards rehabilitati... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Apr 08 2014]
Plan to slash Pacific coastal shipping costs [Published ABC Radio Australia - Apr 08 2014]
New demands [Published Fiji Times - Apr 07 2014]
Kiribati: Kiribati Met Services help Tarawa Dro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
World: Global and regional rise of diseases spr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
World: Current dengue, chikungunya and Zika vir... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Maps - Apr 07 2014]
World: Pacific Catastrophe Risk Assessment and ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
$1.6b bill for Pacific fuel imports [Published Fiji Times - Apr 04 2014]
Call for regional solution [Published Fiji Times - Apr 04 2014]
Still in the dark [Published Fiji Times - Apr 04 2014]
Project unites leaders [Published Fiji Times - Apr 04 2014]
Placing a value on the marine environment: Oppo... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Apr 04 2014]
[Vanuatu] SPC and Vanuatu reaffirm their relati... [Published Islands Business - Apr 04 2014]
Global resource scarcity under spotlight (Fusew... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Apr 04 2014]
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Tonga: Outbreak of chikungunya virus affects 10... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 16 2014]
Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Tonga Tongan health authorities say there's been an outbreak of the mosquito-borne chikungunya virus affecting more than 10,000 people across the country. It's the first time Tonga has had an outbreak ...
Solomon Islands: USA and Germany sign deal to s... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 09 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Germany, Solomon Islands, United States of America The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), working in partnership ...
Tonga: European Union contributes towards rehab... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 08 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Tonga The European Union (EU) is channeling 50,000 Tongan Pa’anga to the Government of Tonga. This is to contribute to the relief efforts in the parts of the country devastated by Cyclone Ian. The ...
Kiribati: Kiribati Met Services help Tarawa Dro... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: Kiribati Meteorological Acronym for today: SCOPIC - Seasonal Climate Outlook Software provided by the Climate and Oceans Support Program for the Pacific 3 April 2014, Rarotonga ...
World: Global and regional rise of diseases spr... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 07 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: World Monday 7 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia The Pacific is currently experiencing a growing epidemic of diseases spread by mosquitoes. The global concern ...
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