Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
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Patricia Sachs-Cornish
Principal Advisor to the Director-General
New Caledonia
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Partnerships & Commitments
The below is a listing of all partnership initiatives and voluntary commitments where Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is listed as a partner or lead entity in the Partnerships for SDGs online platform
Alternative Indicators of Well-being for Melanesia

The partnership seeks to establish a culturally relevant and comprehensive set of indicators for use in tracking progress towards achieving sustainable development goals in Melanesia, as well as for use in appropriate policy development at national and sub-regional level.

Partners
Vanuatu National Statistics Office; Vanuatu Cultural Council; Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs; Vanuatu Department of Strategic Policy, Planning and Aid Coordination; Solomon Islands National Statistics Office; Solomon Islands Department of Culture, Ministry of Culture and Tourism; Fiji Islands Bureau of Statistics; Fiji Department of National Heritage Arts & Culture; i-Tauk...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Bicycles for Capitals (BfC)

The project through partnership will promote the productive use of bicycles to decrease vehicle congestion in the capitals, reduce reliance on fossil fuel in the transport sector, improve and promote healthy lifestyle that will contribute in the reduction of NCDs and empower youths through employment opportunities. This will also contribute to a reduced carbon footprint.

Partners
Pacific Community (SPC), Government; IUCN, Youth groups, Private Sector, Life Cycle Pacific Task Force and Development Partners.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Central Pacific Shipping Commission (CPSC)

Benefits of this partnership to SIDS:-Provide access to international markets to promote national trade and commerce-Provide adequate and reliable frequency to guarantee sufficient supply and inventory-Provide favourable route structures to serve all member states' ports-Provide affordable service rates in line with the local economies-Limit competition based on the volume of cargo available

Partners
Public Sector (Ministry of Transport, Maritime Administration, Port Authority, Customs and Immigration) and Private Sector (Chamber of Commerce, Consumer groups, Shipping Agent Representatives
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Choiseul Integrated Climate Change Programme (CHICCHAP)

This partnership fosters to strengthen/ sustain the resilience of the Lauru people to impacts from current and emerging threats of climate change, environmental degradation and natural disasters. All activities already undertaken and planned are consistent with international, national and provincial commitments and planning policies. These include: Solomon Islands National Development Strategy (NDS); Solomon Islands National Climate Change Policy; National Disaster Risk Management Plan; Solomon Islands National Biodiversity Strategies and Action Plan (NBSAP); Choiseul Province Medium Term Deve...[more]

Partners
Solomon Islands Government, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH, Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and United Nations Development Programme (U...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Enhancing South-South cooperation for capacity building in science: Towards Economic Resilience to Natural Shocks in the Pacific and Southeast Asia

The Government of Malaysia and the United Nations for Education, Sciences, Culture and Communications Organization (UNESO) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on 15th November 2011 under the Malaysia UNESCO Cooperation. The MOU was initiated in 2009 by the Honorable Dato’ Sri Najib Tun Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia who announced at the 35th General Conference of UNESCO, the establishment of Malaysian Cooperative Trust Fund which will contribute to enhance South-South cooperation for capacity building in education and science for the benefit of the Least Developed Countries, S...[more]

Partners
UNESCO, National University of Malaysia (UKM), University of Technology Malaysia (UTM), University Sultan Zainal Abidin (UniSZA), Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Malaysia, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), University of South Pacific (USP), Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Melbourne University, Local Disaster Risk Management and Climate Ch...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
FAO and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)

FAO has partnered with SPC through Letters of Agreement to address and number of issues, including: improved capacities on enhanced production technologies, information sharing on trans-boundary pests and diseases and pesticides management, linking to the Rotterdam Convention; and, awareness of the Voluntary guidelines on the Responsible Governance of Tenure of Land, Fisheries and Forests in the context of national food security. Ongoing partnership between the two agencies in the area of trade facilitation through the regular Round Table Meeting on WTO standards which is led by FAO on a biann...[more]

Partners
FAO, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
German Strategic Cooperation with SIDS on Biodiversity and Forestry

Over the last years Germany has significantly stepped up its commitment for biodiversity and has more than doubled finical support for developing countries in this regard. In 2013 Germany has provided over 500 Mi for the protection of forests and other ecosystems worldwide. German development cooperation thereby supports all three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity in order to protect biodiversity and at the same time foster sustainable development. Since 2008, the German International Climate Initiative (IKI) has also been financing climate and biodiversity projects in devel...[more]

Partners
In Particular: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC), CCCCC, Caribbean Challenge Initiative (CCI), The Nature Conservancy, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Micronesia Conservation Trust (MCT), CfRN-Coalition for Rainforest Nations, Worldwatch Institute, IUCN Oceania Regional Office, United Nations Environment Programme, Mun...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
German Strategic Cooperation with SIDS on Climate Change Adaptation & Disaster Risk Management

Climate change is altering our world. Its consequences, including storms, droughts and floods, are particularly severe for people in developing countries and SIDS. Through development cooperation, Germany is therefore helping partner countries to face the new challenges by offering expertise, funding and practical assistance. The support by the German Development Cooperation aims at strengthening the capacities of Pacific Island Countries and regional organisations to cope with the anticipated effects of climate change that will affect communities across the region. It focuses on key economic ...[more]

Partners
In particular: Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC), Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) Partner Countries: Ongoing or planned cooperation inter alia with: Caribbean: Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Guyana, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines Pacific: Federated States of ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
German Strategic Cooperation with SIDS on Sustainable Energy

Germany actively supports the sustainable development of islands. On energy, following the launch of the SE4ALL initiative by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon in 2011, actors representing various sectors worldwide follow suit to support a broad-based transformation of the world's energy systems. Germany is one of the most active contributors to SE4ALL.Germany actively supports the framework of sustainable energy and follows, in particular, four goals (incl. SE4ALL objectives):1) providing universal access to modern energy services;2) doubling the global rate of improvement in energy efficiency...[more]

Partners
Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM); In Particular: Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS); Secretariat of the Pacific Commission (SPC); Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP); International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA); United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Partner Countries: Ongoing or planned cooperation inter alia with Dominica, Domini...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers (GN-SEC) - Towards a New Deal for Economies of Scale and Inclusiveness

UNIDO in partnership with sub-regional economic communities (RECs) is establishing the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers (GN-SEC), an innovative south-south and triangular multi-stakeholder partnership to accelerate the energy and climate transformation. Since 2010, UNIDO assists RECs in the establishment and operation of sub-regional sustainable energy centres. The expanding partnership comprises a sub-network of centers for the African and the Arab region (with the EAC, SADC, ECOWAS, and the Arab League) and a sub-network for Small Island Developing States (with SIDS DOCK...[more]

Partners
Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO), Austria, Caribbean Community Secretariat (CARICOM), East African Community (EAC), Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD), Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Southern African Development Community (SADC), Spain, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (U...[more]
Sustainable Development Goals
Heritage strengthening in the Pacific

Strengthening of human resources through strategic and innovative capacity building initiatives within and outside of the Pacific region in order to create a pool of experts, as well as well informed and engaged decision makers to improve capacities for the implementation of the World Heritage Convention, particularly the Pacific World Heritage Action Plan.

Partners
Pacific Heritage Hub, University of the South Pacific, SPREP, SPC, UNESCO, IUCN, ICOMOS, UNESCO WHITRAP (China), UNESCO CRIHAP (China), UNESCO ICHCAP (Korea), UNESCO SID's World Heritage Programe. UNESCO ICRI (Japan) IUCN CEESP Theme on Culture and Conservation, UNEP.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Melanesia’s Million Miracle Programme (M3P)

In the Pacific islands 70% or 7 million people have no access to electricity. Out of this, 1 million people or 14% will have through the M3P. The partnership aims to bring the miracle of electricity to 1 million people in Melanesia by 2020 that is the equivalent of 14% of the Pacific Islands people who still don’t have access to electricity. Assist to bridge the existing gap on the access to modern energy services between the urban and rural areas in the three participating countries. Access to the national utility grid in these countries is very low compared to other PICs. Access is as low ...[more]

Partners
Pacific Community (SPC), Department of Energy in PNG, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu; NGOs, Women Groups, Sunlabob Renewable Energy
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers for Small Island Developing States (SIDS)

The Partnership aims at the establishment of a Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers for SIDS. The initiative follows-up on an official request of the Sustainable Energy Island Initiative (SIDS DOCK) of the Alliance of Small Island States (AOSIS) to UNIDO to assist the small islands in the Caribbean, Pacific, Indian Ocean and Africa in the creation of regional sustainable energy centers. The SIDS DOCK request was inspired by UNIDO´s technical work in the context of the Global Network of Regional Sustainable Energy Centers. The UNIDO Department of Energy is coordinating the network in...[more]

Partners
SIDS DOCK
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Oceania 21

Noumea Communique2nd Oceania 21 ConferenceNoumea, 2 July 20141. The 2nd Oceania 21 Conference (Oceania 21), organised by the New Caledonian Government, with the support of France, and was chaired in turn by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Vanuatu, the Prime Minister of Tuvalu and the President of the Marshall Islands, currently Chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum.

Partners
New Caledonia, France, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Nauru, Niue, Palau,Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, SPREP, Prince Albert II of Monaco, the French Research for Development Institute (IRD) and Green Cross and Ocean Futures Soc...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Organic Islands: Growing Our Future

Organic agriculture has a significant contribution to make towards sustainable development of small island developing states due to its environment and climate friendly production systems, its suitability for small holders and its adaptation to local conditions. The entire organic system is based on participation and necessary public-private partnerships, whereby smallholders are integrated into markets. Further, the diversity of food cultures, traditional knowledge and nutritional security are safeguarded by organic agriculture. The Partnership will:-improve local and regional food and nutri...[more]

Partners
Regional: SPC, Pacific Island Farmers Organisation network, USP, Pacific High Level Organics Group (PHLOG) Cook Islands- Titikaveka Growers Association Fiji- Fiji Organic Association, Teitei Taveuni French Polynesia - Eden Parc, BioFetia Kiribati: K-Organic Producers, Kiribati Organic Farmers Association, Department of Agriculture and Livestock Niue: Niue Island Organic Farmers Association ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE)

The partnership aims at the establishment of the Pacific Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (PCREEE) under the umbrella of the Framework for Action on Energy Security in the Pacific (FAESP). The regional centre of excellence will support the Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) in the mitigation of existing barriers for the creation of sustainable energy markets. It will support the strengthening of local capacities for the development and implementation of sustainable energy systems, policies and standards. It will empower the local private sector and industry to ta...[more]

Partners
SIDS DOCK Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs)
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Disaster Risk Management Partnership Network (PDRMPN)

The PDRMPN was established in 2006 to support capacity building and assist Pacific island countries and territories in the implementation of the Pacific Disaster Risk Reduction and Disaster Management Framework for Action 2005-2015 (RFA). The RFA is the regional adaptation of the global disaster reduction framework, the Hyogo Framework for Action.The PDRMPN over the years has helped creating fruitful cooperation and partnerships for more efficient use of resources, and more effective and coordinated action on the ground. The PDRMPN has also promoted capacity building and exchanges of informati...[more]

Partners
The PDRMPN is an open-ended partnership of development partner organisations, donors, and of PICTs. PICT representation is provided by the heads of the National Disaster Management Offices (or equivalent). Its members include (but are not limited to): 1. Heads of National Disaster Management Offices (or equivalent) of all PICTs 2. Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) 3. Pacific Island...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Heritage Hub

Pacific Heritage Hub (PHH) was established as a regional facility by and for the Pacific peoples at the University of the South Pacific (USP), intergovernmental regional university in Suva, Fiji, in 2013 at the request of Pacific member states that was endorsed at the 4th Pacific World Heritage Workshop (Apia, 2011). Under its vision Our Pacific island cultural and natural heritage is restored, enriched, cherished, and protected for the present and future generations, PHHs missions are to inspire, guide, and build capacity of Pacific peoples to safeguard their cultural and natural heritage f...[more]

Partners
Pacific: Pacific Heritage Hub (PHH) at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Pacific Island Museum Association (PIMA) Commission on Environmental, Economic, and Social Policy (CEES) of IUCN ICOMOS Pacifika Pacific Island Forum Melanesia Spearhead Group Vanuatu Culture Centre Live and Learn Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Network

The network enables effective knowledge sharing and advocacy on the practical application of Integrated Water Resources Management approaches to address key water resource, catchment and coastal management challenges in Pacific Island Countries

Partners
SPC; Global Environment Facility (GEF); Pacific SIDS including Cook Islands, FSM, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands, RMI, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu; UNDP; UNEP; University of the South Pacific; International Water Centre (IWC).
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Islands Oceanic Fisheries Management

The Partnership will support Pacific SIDS in meeting their obligations to implement and effectively enforce global, regional and sub-regional arrangements for the conservation and management of transboundary oceanic fisheries thereby increasing sustainable benefits derived from these fisheries

Partners
Pacific SIDS: Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tokelau, Tuvalu and Vanuatu with UNDP, FAO, Global Environment Facility (GEF), Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA), Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Parties to the Nauru Agreement
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Ocean Alliance

Establishment of the Pacific Ocean Alliance, facilitated by the Pacific Ocean Commissioner, will foster partnerships to provide effective ocean policy coordination and implementation, facilitate regional cooperation for the high seas, as well as support for national ocean governance and policy processes, when required. This should include the context for support and streamlining to achieve national commitments to relevant multi-lateral agreements. Inter-regional cooperation should be developed and fostered Oceanscape Framework.

Partners
PIFS, SPC, Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and Conservation International [this list will be expanded on and confirmed during consultation phase]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Partnership for Action on Safe Water and Sanitation

The partnership would provide an important platform and forum for exchange and experiences in the region on addressing the significant lack of progress towards the water and sanitation targets of the MDGs, as well as looking forward to the post-2015 SDG framework. Most importantly, the partnership would enable improved advocacy across various platforms for SIDS-specific issues and solutions

Partners
Proposed Partners: Governments: Pacific island countries and territories Intergovernmental Organisations: e.g. CROP Associations: e.g. Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA) etc. Development Partners: e.g. NZAID, European Union (EU), Global Environment Facility (GEF) Australian Aid, Asian Development Bank (ADB), World Bank etc. Regional and Global Partners: e.g. UNICEF, ...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Partnership for Atoll Water Security

The partnership will facilitate improved knowledge sharing and advocacy between drought-affected Pacific SIDS, relevant development partners, regional and international organisations. It will facilitate the practical sharing of information on water security and drought resilience/preparedness activities undertaken in drought-affected countries, and enable an effective voice of drought-affected atoll nations in international and regional forums.The partnership will support Pacific governments and communities to build the skills, systems and basic infrastructure to better anticipate, respond t...[more]

Partners
SPC; Governments of five Pacific SIDS: the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Tokelau and Tuvalu; New Zealand Aid Programme; IFRC; UNICEF; NIWA; Australian Bureau of Meteorology; NOAA; SPREP; WHO; UNOCHA
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Partnership Initiative on Sustainable Water Management (PPISWM)

The objectives of the Pacific Partnership on Sustainable Water Management is to support the implementation of the Pacific Regional Action Plan on Sustainable Water Management and its sister strategies, the Pacific Wastewater Policy Statement and the Pacific Wastewater Framework for Action, in as coordinated and effective manner possible

Partners
Governments Pacific island countries and territories Intergovernmental Organisations Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), South Pacific Regional Environmental Programme (SPREP), University of the South Pacific Associations Pacific Water and Wastes Association (PWWA)Australia Water Association (AWA), New Zealand Water and Wastewater Association...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Regional Navigation Initiative

Safe and reliable passage through Pacific waters is essential to protect fragile ocean environments and allow Pacific island countries' economies to develop. Up-to-date navigation charts based on modern, accurate surveys are critical transport infrastructure the ocean equivalent of well-constructed roads. Hydrography is highly specialised. Few Pacific countries have the technical capability or systems needed to undertake hydrographic surveys or update their own navigational charts.This new regional programme aims to ensure Pacific navigation charts meet international standards and support mari...[more]

Partners
Land Information New Zealand (LINZ); Geoscience for Development Programme at the South Pacific Commission (SPC); South West Pacific Hydrography Commission, the International Hydrographic Office, New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade; New Zealand and Australian naval Defence Forces; Governments of Tonga, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, and Tokelau initially, expanding to other Pacific nation...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Coalition

The overall vision of the WASH Coalition is for healthy and resilient Pacific island communities through coordinated support in WASH and there are 3 main components i.e. Sanitation, Community Engagement, Education and Awareness and Water Supply. Under the 3 components are these common objectives:-Increased access to affordable and appropriate sanitation;-Improved community management in water supply, sanitation and hygiene and;-Improved access to safe and sustainable water supply.Mainstreaming gender, climate change and disaster risks are considered to be cross cutting issues.The Coalition i...[more]

Partners
SPC/SOPAC, World Health Organisation (WHO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Pacific Island Forum Secretariat, International Federated of Red Cross Societies (IFRC), Fiji Red Cross (FRCS), Foundations of the Peoples of the South Pacific (FSPI), Live & Learn Environmental Education(LLEE), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), University of the South Pacific (USP), UN-HABITAT, Habitat...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific Youth Development Framework Partnership (PYDF Partnership)

The Pacific Youth Development Framework (PYDF) is about how regional organisations, governments, community organisations, and society support young people in the Pacific (22 countries and territories) towards safe and healthy lives and sustainable environments, as active social and economic participants in their communities. The framework works towards a vision which is, a sustainable Pacific where all young people are safe, respected, empowered and resilient. Four high-level development outcomes for youth have been determined as regional priorities.These are:1.More young people secure decent...[more]

Partners
SPC (regional coordination), PYC, UNFPA, IPPF, PIFS, WHO, ILO,CYP, FAO, 350 Org, UNICEF, UNDP, SPREP, GIZ
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Pacific-Europe Network for Science, Technology and Innovation (PACE-NETPlus)

PACE-Net Plus is a three-year project, funded by the European Commission that will strengthen bi-regional cooperation in science, technology and innovation (STI) between the Pacific region and Europe. The main objectives of PACE-Net Plus are:• Reinforcing the UE-Pacific ST&I cooperation, focusing on 3 major societal challenges in the field of health, demographic change and wellbeing; food security, sustainable agriculture, marine and maritime research and the bio-economy; and climate action, resource use and efficiency, and raw materials.• Enhancing the cooperation on innovation issues, he...[more]

Partners
PACE-Net PLUS Consortium members: Institut de recherche pour le developpement (IRD), France Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU), United-Kingdom The Australian National University (ANU), Australia CNRT Nickel and its Environment, New-Caledonia Technical Centre of Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), Netherlands Institut Louis Malarde (ILM), French Polynesia Landcare Research...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
PacSIDS Ridge to Reef Programme Partnership

The goal of the Pacific Islands National Priorities Multi-Focal Area ‘Ridge-to-Reef’ (R2R) program is to maintain and enhance Pacific Island countries’ ecosystem goods and services (provisioning, regulating, supporting and cultural) through integrated approaches to land, water, forest, biodiversity and coastal resource management that contribute to poverty reduction, sustainable livelihoods and climate resilience. This goal will be achieved through a series of national multi-focal area R2R demonstration projects which will support and address national priorities and development needs whi...[more]

Partners
Cook Islands, Fiji, Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, and Samoa with the GEF, UNDP, FAO, UNEP and SPC.
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
PIEMA

The PIEMA has been established in 2013 to strengthen preparedness and response capacity in the Pacific by improving interoperability between key emergency service providers. Improving countries' preparedness and response capacity helps diminish the impact of disasters, in terms of damage, destruction, loss of property, physical injuries and deaths. More effective disaster management supports a quicker recovery process, and diminishes the impact on sustainable development.

Partners
The PIEMA is a recently established partnership between National Disaster Managers Offices, Fire and Emergency Services and Police. Partners include: The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), The Asia Foundation (TAF), the European Union (EU), The ACP Secretariat, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA), the National Disaster Managers Offices (NDMOs)...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Project for reinforcing meteorological training function of FMS

Meteorological training is enhanced in the Southwest Pacific.

Partners
Southwest Pacific countries (Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu), SPC/SOPAC, USP, SPREP
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Reproductive Health and the Sustainable Development Goals in Pacific SIDS

The PSRH 12th biennial conference was held in Port Vila, Vanuatu in July 2017. More than 300 health professionals from Pacific SIDS participated, with funding support from UNFPA and SPC. The conference, coordinated by PSRH Executive and Secretariat, and hosted by the Government of Vanuatu gathered over 300 health professionals from Pacific SIDS including, representatives from American Samoa, Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Japan, New Zealand, PNG, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, United Kingdom, United States of America and Vanuatu.

Partners
Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH), UNFPA, SPC and Pacific SIDS
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
Secretariat of the Pacific Community - European Union Deep Sea Minerals Project (SPC-EU DSM Project)

The SPC-EU DSM Project is helping Pacific Island countries to improve the governance and management of their deep-sea minerals resources through improved legal frameworks and increased technical capacity.A primary objective of the project is to support informed and careful governance of any deep sea mining activities in accordance with international law, with particular attention to the protection of the marine environment and securing equitable financial arrangements for Pacific Island countries and their people. The SPC-EU DSM Project is also working to encourage and support participatory de...[more]

Partners
Lead Agencies: Secretariat of the Pacific Community, European Union Participating Countries: Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Timor Leste, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu. Collaborating Institutions: United States Geological Survey (USGS), National Institute of Water and Atmospher...[more]
Action Network
Sustainable Development Goals
United Nations