Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Type: Organization
Name: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

New tuna research has implications for vulnerable bigeye

Latest resasearch on bigeye tuna - the most vulnerable of all the tuna species fished in the waters of Pacific Island nations - shows there is much more mixing of stocks from the western and eastern Pacific than previously thought.Scientists working for ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

agriculture staff complete veterinarian training

10/18/2014Thirty-two staff from the Ministry of Agriculture graduated as para - veterinarians in Nadi this week.At a special ceremony held at the Wailoaloa Beach Resort, the officers received their certificates of completions afterundergoing the 16-week ... [Published Fiji Government - 13 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

World: UN Women and SPC sign memorandum of understanding

Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: World Wednesday 15 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva, Fiji UNW-SPCUN Women and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) commemorated International Day of Rural Women ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Global Hand Washing Day Observed

Water is not enough to kill diseases, says the United Nations Children’s Fund – Pacific representative, Dr Karen Allen.The message was relayed on October 15, a day to remind people of the importance of washing hands using soap.Protex, in partnership with ... [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Samoa: Samoa develops capability for conducting Post Disaster Needs Assessments

Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa What is the true cost of a disaster in human and economic terms and, once we know, what can we do to reduce the burden the next time? These are the questions that were considered last week by ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Vanuatu discusses Deep Sea Minerals Policy

The Republic of Vanuatu has commenced with national consultation on a Deep Sea Minerals Policy. This is the first in a series of consultation meetings to be held in every province.Studies have revealed that Vanuatu waters contain large amounts of Sulphide ... [Published Maori Television - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Regional effort to improve soil quality

Press Release – Landcare ResearchArresting the widespread decline in soil quality is the goal of a new regional soil partnership formed by 17 Pacific countries. Arresting the widespread decline in soil quality is the goal of a new regional soil partnership ... [Published Scoop - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 12 2014 - Updated Oct 12 2014 - 1 reports

Youth interns hard at work

TO get into Youth@Work, you have to perform a minimum of one month’s community service.Youth@Work interns for the 6th phase of the Youth@Work internship programme are now weeks into their community service stage.The community service sees youth in the ... [Published Solomon Star - Oct 12 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Training workshop for first-ever Domestic Violence Act

A WEEK-LONG training workshop focusing on the implementation of Kiribati's first-ever Domestic Violence Act was held in Nadi recently.The training was held by the Kiribati Ministry of Women, Youth and Social Affairs in partnership with the Secretariat ... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Moves to reduce pesticide use in Pacific

It says highly residual and toxic pesticidies are a threat to human health and the ecoystem.But pesticides have also been extremely effective in ensuring crops can produce higher yields and higher incomes.So what's the alternative?Fereti Atu is Integrated ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 26 2014 - 1 reports

Samoa's new trochus fishery pronounced a success

Trochus is valued for its meat and its shell, which is used to make buttons, jewellery and handicrafts.Back in the 1990s, Samoa saw the success of trochus fisheries elsewhere in the Pacific and set about introducing the species to its shores.Kalo Pakoa, ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 26 2014]
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

SPC forges strong partnership for the Pacific

A delegation from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), made up of the Director-General, Dr Colin Tukuitonga, and two Deputy Directors-General, Cameron Diver and Fabian McKinnon, took part in a series of meetings in Brussels on Monday. ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 21 2014]

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"We need more of such training for officers around the country to enhance our knowledge and I must thank government forthis opportunity."
"As we are on the harvesting stage, our next step is to take all these Red Pontiac seeds to be stored in a diffuse house and cooler before the next planting season."
"The RTSM can provide technical assistance in a range of different areas from developing project concepts, training and writing proposals through to direct hands-on project assessments or planning - such as provision of civil engineers for projects designed to climate proof infrastructure."
"We’ve learnt a lot from the sessions and hope to take back what we’ve learned and share it with our colleagues in the Pacific,” said Tosul."

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New tuna research has implications for vulnerab... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 10 hours ago]
World: Imploring States to Uproot Violence, Exp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
agriculture staff complete veterinarian training [Published Fiji Government - 13 hours ago]
World: UN Women and SPC sign memorandum of unde... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
FIJI AND TUVALU PRIME MINISTERS SIGN LANDMARK A... [Published Fiji Government - 20 hours ago]
Global Hand Washing Day Observed [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 16 2014]
Samoa: Samoa develops capability for conducting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Vanuatu discusses Deep Sea Minerals Policy [Published Maori Television - Oct 15 2014]
Regional effort to improve soil quality [Published Scoop - Oct 14 2014]
GOVERNMENT OF REPUBLIC OF FIJI : Potato red pon... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 14 2014]
World: Linking the right people to the right cl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Youth interns hard at work [Published Solomon Star - Oct 12 2014]
Letters October 12 2014 [Published Fiji Sun - Oct 11 2014]
CTA applauded South South Cooperation between C... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Oct 10 2014]
Agricultural cooperation between Caribbean and ... [Published Caribbean News Now! - Oct 10 2014]
Caribbean offers assistance to help the Pacific [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Oct 09 2014]
New Dynamics in Regional Politics [Published Islands Business - Oct 08 2014]
Training workshop for first-ever Domestic Viole... [Published Fiji Times - Oct 07 2014]
World: Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre aims to I... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 06 2014]
Moves to reduce pesticide use in Pacific [Published ABC Radio Australia - Oct 03 2014]
NA YALI KO GAU AWARDS DAY [Published Fiji Government - Oct 01 2014]
Pesticide management to improve [Published Fiji Times - Oct 01 2014]
Africa: Resilience Planning - Some Do's and Don'ts [Published AllAfrica.com - Sep 29 2014]
World: Resilience planning – some do’s and don’ts [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 26 2014]
Resilience planning – some do’s and don’ts [Published IRIN - Sep 26 2014]
IN BRIEF - Pacific Ocean preserve becomes world... [Published Fish Information & Services - Sep 26 2014]
Samoa's new trochus fishery pronounced a success [Published ABC Radio Australia - Sep 26 2014]
Trochus: A new coastal fisheries resource for S... [Published Marianas Variety - Sep 23 2014]
Some tuna longliners found to be targeting depl... [Published Fish Information & Services - Sep 21 2014]
SPC forges strong partnership for the Pacific [Published Scoop NZ - World - Sep 21 2014]
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World: Imploring States to Uproot Violence, Exp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: UN General AssemblyCountry: World GA/SHC/4105 Delegates Highlight Protecting Youngest Generation, Conclude Debate on Women’s Advancement Sixty-ninth session, 16th, 17th & 18th Meetings (AM & PM) Violence against society’s most vulnerable, in ...
World: UN Women and SPC sign memorandum of unde... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 16 hours ago]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: World Wednesday 15 October 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) – Suva, Fiji UNW-SPCUN Women and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) commemorated International Day of Rural Women ...
Samoa: Samoa develops capability for conducting... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 15 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Samoa What is the true cost of a disaster in human and economic terms and, once we know, what can we do to reduce the burden the next time? These are the questions that were considered last week by ...
World: Linking the right people to the right cl... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 14 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: World A new programme designed to link technical experts working in the field of climate change and disaster risk management to the countries and projects that need them most was ...
World: Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre aims to I... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Oct 06 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: World Pacific countries should now be able to make more informed warning decisions and take tsunami evacuation and other safety measures. This is the result of new and enhanced advisory products from ...
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