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SPREP wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year The Director General and staff of SPREP would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  Our office is closed over the festive season and will reopen again on 4 January, 2017. More detail
Working with the region to develop a new Strategic Plan for ... Working with the region to develop a new Strategic Plan for SPREP Member countries of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) along with development partners gathered together in Apia, Samoa, for a two day SPREP Strategic Plan Regional ... More detail
Latest Issue of SPREP-Tok Now Available! Latest Issue of SPREP-Tok Now Available! The SPREP-Tok for the month of June is now available online! The monthly newsletter from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) features updates of news and events ... More detail
Final Call for SPREP's Protect Pacific Whales Facebook compe... Final Call for SPREP's Protect Pacific Whales Facebook competition The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme is sending out a final call to all residents of SPREP's island member countries and territories to submit their entries for the Protect Pa... More detail
A healthier Mataniko River in Honiara, Solomon Islands holds... A healthier Mataniko River in Honiara, Solomon Islands holds first canoe race The canoe race was the first of its kind on the river to show the recreational potential of the river and the importance of restoring and rehabilitating the river ecosystem.Solomon Islands celebrated ... More detail
SPREP celebrates Europe Day in Suva SPREP celebrates Europe Day in Suva From 10-13 May, representatives from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), including Director General Mr Kosi Latu, joined special guests from across the region to par... More detail
SPREP enhances ability to access environment funding SPREP enhances ability to access environment funding The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) is on track to building its' capacity to meet accreditation standards for the Global Environment Facility. This will allow the org... More detail
SPREP Pacific Champion on Climate Change - President Anote T... SPREP Pacific Champion on Climate Change - President Anote Tong H.E President Anote Tong of Kiribati has been acknowledged as a Pacific Champion on Climate Change by the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) at a special dinner hosted b... More detail
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from SPREP! Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from SPREP! The Management and Staff of SPREP would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We thank you all for your support and value our partnership and we look forward to strengthening th... More detail
Samoa honours David Sheppard with a Special Environment Awar... Samoa honours David Sheppard with a Special Environment Award L - R David Sheppard of SPREP receiving his award from Suluimalo Amataga Penaia of MNRE The Director General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) was awarded with ... More detail
Chinese Government commits USD 150,000 to SPREP Chinese Government commits USD 150,000 to SPREP His Excellency, Mr. Wang Xuefeng, Chinese Ambassador to Samoa, delivered a cheque of USD 150,000 to the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to assist  delivery of th... More detail
Peace Corps volunteers start at SPREP Peace Corps volunteers start at SPREP Two Peace Corps volunteers from America, Mr John Sidle and Mr. Robert Leichtner from the Peace Corps Response Volunteer (PCRV) Programme were sworn in to begin their one-year tenure with the Secretari... More detail
Special tribute paid to David Sheppard at the 26th SPREP Mee... Special tribute paid to David Sheppard at the 26th SPREP Meeting today 24 September, 2015, Apia, Samoa, 26SM - There was a special moment in the 26th SPREP Meeting of Officials today when the room came together to pay tribute to Mr. David Sheppard, the Director-General o... More detail
New Director-General of SPREP, Mr. Kosi Latu New Director-General of SPREP, Mr. Kosi Latu 23 September, 2015, Apia, Samoa, 26SM - Mr. Kosi Latu is the new Director-General of the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP), he will resume his new role in January next ... More detail
26th SPREP Meeting: Opening Statement made by the Prime Mini... 26th SPREP Meeting: Opening Statement made by the Prime Minister of Samoa Reverend Members of the Diplomatic Corps Members of the Development Community Representatives of SPREP member countries Members of the CROP and UN Agencies Director General of SPREP and SPREP sta... More detail
SPREP signs agreement with Secretariat of newly formed Coral... SPREP signs agreement with Secretariat of newly formed Coral Triangle Initiative 22 September, 2015, Apia, Samoa, 26SM - The Coral Triangle Initiative on Coral Reefs, Fisheries and Food Security signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Envi... More detail
Whale Heritage Trail in the Pacific islands at core of new p... Whale Heritage Trail in the Pacific islands at core of new partnership agreement A new partnership was formed between the World Cetacean Alliance (WCA) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding on th... More detail
Prime Minister of Samoa opens Twenty-Sixth SPREP Meeting of ... Prime Minister of Samoa opens Twenty-Sixth SPREP Meeting of Officials  21 September, 2015, Apia, Samoa, 26SM - The Twenty-Sixth SPREP Meeting of Officials was opened by the Prime Minister of Samoa, Hon. Tuilaepa Lupesoliai Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi on Monday evenin... More detail
Reducing Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP's) in the Pacifi... Reducing Persistent Organic Pollutants (POP's) in the Pacific through innovative actions An overview of the elements of the Global Environment Fund's (GEF) Pacific unintentional POP's Release Reduction Project was held at the Pacific Environment Forum on Climate Finance today in Apia, Sam... More detail
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