Manu Samoa commemorates SPREP Day with Samoa!
2 July 2015, Apia, Samoa - Players of the Manu Samoa team helped celebrate SPREP day today, along with over 400 school students and general visitors to the campus in Samoa.
SPREP opened its doors to the public to celebrate the day the SPREP Treaty was signed, welcoming schools and the local community to spend time at SPREP to learn more about the intergovernmental regional e... More detail
SPREP to open its doors to the public
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) will open its doors to the public tomorrow in celebration of the day the SPREP Treaty was signed.Starting at 9am with a welcome, the first guided tour will begin at 9.30am with the last tour taking place at 1.25pm.Samoa has been the host of SPREP, the regional inter-governmental, environment organisation for ... More detail
SPREP receives Award of Honor at 28th Pacific Islands Environment Conference
Coordinated by the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency, the conference commended SPREP with special recognition of the Director-General, Mr. David Sheppard, for commitment and service to the Pacific islands region and its precious natural resources.
"We are very honored to receive this acknowledgement from the Governor of American Samoa and the Environmental Protect... More detail
Small Island Developing States the focus of new Meteorology Programme
SPREP congratulates the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on their resolution to establish a new programme dedicated to Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and Member Island Territories.The programme supports the SIDS Accelerated Modality of Action (S.A.M.O.A.) Pathway to increase their resilience to extreme weather events and other adverse impacts of climate change.
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Blue Days project heralds strong waves of action ahead
New milestones are being celebrated in the Pacific islands as the very first marine-based ecotourism conference this month resulted in a plan of action to strengthen this tourism niche in the region.Called the Blue Days conference, it kick starts the framework for a multiyear programme under the Blue Days Project that will be put before decision-makers during the annual confere... More detail
Pacific solid waste practitioners share their success stories with the region
The important contribution made by local counterparts to the improved management of solid waste in the Pacific region has been emphasised at a regional gathering in Okinawa, Japan.The 'Training of Trainers for the Promotion of Local Experts' meeting, held from 25 May - 4 June, brought together representatives involved in the Project for Promotion of Regional Initiative Solid Wa... More detail
SPREP to open its doors to the public on 2 July
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) based in Vailima is having an open day on 2 July this year to commemorate the day when the Treaty establishing SPREP was signed.Since 1992 Samoa has been the host of SPREP the regional inter-governmental, environmental organisation for the Pacific islands.This year on 2 July SPREP will be opening its doors wi... More detail
U.S White House mentions SPREP and Peace Corps partnership
The United States White House has mentioned the partnership signed between the U.S Peace Corps and the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) in a Release on ‘Launching a Public-Private Partnership to Empower Climate-Resilience Developing Nations’.
Mr David Sheppard with Ms. Carrie Hessler-Radelet
In particular the statement reads: ... More detail