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There was a time when Australia lectured the Pacific. John Howard said in 2004 that Australia had a “special responsibility” to help the Pacific but that we sought “reforms and better governance as conditions of that assistance.” Those...
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2nd Pacific Islands Environment Leadership Awards (PIELA). The PIELA commemorates the outstanding contribution of individuals, communities, NGOs, provate enterprise and countries towards achieving an...
POFC 2019 is organised by the Pacific Ocean Finance Program, implemented through the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (OPOC; affiliated with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat). The...
SPREP Is Seeking Applications From Interested And Suitably Qualified Persons to provide administrative and secretarial support services to the Programme Director and the EMG Programme. Open to Samoan Nationals & Permanent Residents Only. Click...
The Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) and the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner (OPOC) - in partnership with Conservation Strategy Fund, the Conservation Finance Alliance and the Wildlife...
The Guide shows how integrated governance can combine the roles of national governments, local communities, and market schemes to enhance the effectiveness of marine protected areas. Click on the link below to access the full report. 
Trust, transparency, communication, and fairness in the planning and management of conservation projects may be more important for gaining long-term local support than emphasizing ecological effectiveness, UBC-led research has discovered. Click on...
GAPA is a relatively simple, rapid and low-cost governance assessment methodology for use by PA/CA stakeholders working together to assess governance strengths and challenges of a PA/CA and help promote stronger and fairer governance. Click on the...
This report explores the role of traditional marine resources management in meeting both the goals of communities and those of national and international conservation strategies. Specifically, it aims to inform policymakers and those working for...
Good governance may be viewed as applying a set of internationally accepted principles for governing protected areas... MPAs that effectively apply these good governance principles can have sustained support and resiliency, and can meet...