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Solomon Islands private sector strengthens engagement in climate change resilience

A national mapping project has provided businesses in the Solomon Islands with increased understanding of climate and resilience financing. The project is seeking to strengthen private sector’s engagement and to promote public-private partnerships in this crucial area of financing. The mapping project was a joint undertaking by the Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry […]

Posted inStory / Fiji

Climate Change Projection Maps for Fiji launched

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) in partnership with the Fiji Meteorological Service today presented a series of climate projection maps for Fiji to Permanent Secretaries at a function held at the Suva Business Centre in Suva. The maps provide projections, using models based on data collated by CSIRO, of the average […]

Posted inStory / Samoa

Samoa commits to enhancing e-Waste management

The Samoa Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment (MNRE) with the support of the European Union’s Pacific-EU Waste Management Programme (PacWastePlus) have selected electronic-waste (E-waste) as their priority waste stream and are now in the final stages of the development of their in-country project and related activities to further improve on e-waste management at the […]

Posted inStory / Fiji

Internews Earth Journalism Network teams up with PMC’s Pacific Media Watch on new climate project

In an innovative new development Internews’ Earth Journalism Network (EJN) will partner with the Pacific Media Centre on a “climate and covid” project to help improve and enhance the quality of environmental and reporting in the Pacific region. In a move that could signal future partnerships with New Zealand Pasifika groups, the 12,000-member organisation working […]

Posted inStory / Fiji

SPREP celebrates 27 years of service to the Pacific

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) celebrated its 27th anniversary Tuesday since the signing of the Treaty Establishing SPREP on June 16, 1993. SPREP’s past anniversary celebrations have included public activities and events, such as SPREP’s famous ‘open days’ which have seen hundreds of school students from across Samoa visit SPREP’s campus […]

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Exchange of maritime boundaries data to boost fisheries monitoring, control and surveillance in region

A milestone has been reached by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Pacific Community (SPC) following the successful completion of an agreement between the two organisations for the exchange of maritime boundaries data. This milestone also represents the achievement of a key outcome under the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme to […]