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Tuesday 14 November 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An 'Ocean Tides' workshop aims to strengthening ocean and maritime forecasting to improve safety and resilience. The workshop is hosted by Tonga Meteorological Service from November 13-17 in Nuku'alofa.
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Monday 21 August 2017

Honiara, Solomon Islands
As the Climate and Oceans Support Program in the Pacific (COSPPac) draws to an end in 2018, two regional organizations will continue the work of this Australian Government-funded initiative. By Linny Folau.
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Friday 24 June 2016

Nadi, Fiji
A three-year initiative, involving education ministries in Papua New Guinea, Samoa and Solomon Islands, to improve education quality by increasing literacy and numeracy levels of students in the Pacific region, was discussed when education leaders from the three countries met in Fiji this week.
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Saturday 28 May 2016
Hagatna, Guam
Pacific Ministers for Culture have declared to meet every two-years instead of every four years, in their call for ongoing support to the region’s cultural sector during their Third Meeting in Guam this week.
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Saturday 28 May 2016
Suva, Fiji
Statisticians from governments and development partners throughout the Pacific will meet in Lautoka, Fiji, next week to discuss major statistical projects that will inform government policy and decision making, supporting sustainable development in the region.
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Tuesday 10 May 2016

Noumea, New Caledonia
Dr ‘Ofa Keitu‘u of Tonga, has been appointed as Director of the Statistics for Development Division at the Pacific Community (SPC) based in Noumea, New Caledonia, taking effect on 1 July 2016.
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Thursday 28 April 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Food Security for Tonga is at the heart of the new 'Tonga 2015 National Agricultural Census' report that was released this morning, 28 April in Nuku’alofa. It is Tonga’s first Agricultural Census since 2001, and there has been a lack of reliable statistics for government planners and policy makers in the industry, which has seen a declining contribution to GDP over the last decade.
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Friday 18 March 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Energy and climate change officials from around the Pacific met in Nuku’alofa this week to discuss efforts to ensure access to affordable, reliable and sustainable modern energy in the region.
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Monday 15 February 2016
Hagatna, Guam
In less than 100 days, Guam will be flooded with worldwide visitors and participants to witness the spectacular 12th Festival of Pacific Arts held in the capital, Hagatna, from 22 May to 4 June. The festival has been held every four years since its inception in 1972.
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Wednesday 3 February 2016

Noumea, New Caledonia
Expect to see and hear a lot more about the Pacific Community. This follows the decision that the ‘Secretariat of the Pacific Community’ should be known simply by its formal name, the ‘Pacific Community’, while retaining the acronym "SPC", the organisation announced this week.
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Tuesday 2 February 2016
Wellington, New Zealand
Pacific Island nations and territories will continue to receive help to strengthen development needs thanks to New Zealand’s largest volunteer agency, Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA), for signing a three year Memorandum of Understanding with the Pacific Community (SPC).
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Thursday 7 January 2016
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Dr Audrey Aumua has been appointed as the new Deputy Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), and a representative of the Director-General of the SPC, Dr Colin Tukuitonga to Suva, Fiji.
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Wednesday 18 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga has signed the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture that promotes food security. on 16 March.
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Monday 9 March 2015
Suva, Fiji
Scientists for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) are trying to develop a breadfruit (Mae) that is more productive and climate resistant.
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Thursday 5 February 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has announced its intentions to increase local Tuna catches for Pacific Islanders in order to improve food security. The plan is to expand the use of Fish Aggregating Device (FAD) to improve the local capacity for Tuna catches.
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Wednesday 12 November 2014
Crown Prince

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Crown Prince Tupouto‘a ‘Ulukalala today officially opened Nishi Trading’s new Pack House, an international standard food processing and manufacturing facility at ‘Utulau in Tongatapu. The Crown Prince also opened a training facility for farmers on the site.
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Friday 5 September 2014
Apia, Samoa
New sustainable energy partnerships were announced by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) on September 4 in Apia.
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Wednesday 3 September 2014
Apia, Samoa
A new Pacific Partnership aimed to prevent and control non-communicable diseases was launched in Samoa on September 2.
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Monday 25 August 2014
Noumea, New Caledonia
Tonga currently has an increasing number of cases of Dengue serotype 3, while Samoa and American Samoa have increasing numbers of Chikungunya, and there are current Measles alerts in the Western Pacific in Papua New Guinea, Federated States of MIcronesia and the Solomon Islands. The alerts can be seen on a new web-based map of the ‘Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region' launched recently by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).
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Friday 22 August 2014
Noumea, New Caledonia
The Secretariat of the South Pacific Community (SPC) is encouraging its Pacific Island members to adopt a fisheries management plan that ensures sustainable use of coastal resources.
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