Cir#18-54: Pacific Preparatory Meeting UNFCCC COP24 - Invitation

The Secretariat in partnership with the Fiji COP23 Presidency and Climate Change Analytics, will be convening a COP24 Preparatory Meeting under the IMPACT Project from 31 October - 3 November 2018, at the Tanoa International Hotel in Nadi Fiji. 

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Cir#18/53: Vacancy - Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, PACRES

Applications are invited for the above position that is being advertised within SPREP Apia, Samoa.
The closing date for applications is:
- Friday 5 October 2018

Cir#18/52: Vacancies
  • RE-ADVERTISEMENT - Project Manager By-catch and Integrated Ecosystem Management PREVIOUS APPLICANTS DO NOT NEED TO REAPPLY AS ALL APPLICATIONS RECEIVED WILL BE CONSIDERED
  • Invasive Species Coordinator
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Cir#18-51:Save the Dates: CITES Pre-CoP18 Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting, 25 – 29 March 2019, Samoa

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) will be convening a Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Eighteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) from the 25 – 29 March, 2019 in Samoa. This circular is to kindly request to note these dates in your calendars.

Cir#18/50:EU participation SPREP Biennial Meetings

The attached request from the EU in regards to its formal participation in the SPREP Biennial meetings is shared for your information.

Cir#18/49:Executive Board Meeting Teleconference Consultation with Constituencies

Chers collegues, as you will be aware the first meeting of the SPREP Executive Board will be held on 10-11 September here in Apia.
A key part of the preparations is for the Members representing constituencies to collaborate with their constituency members so that they can bring to the Executive Board the considered view of their constituency

Cir#18/48:Consecutive meetings for the Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and theCBD-6th National Report Technical Support Regional Workshop,24th to 28th Septem

Two consecutive meetings will be hosted at the SPREP campus in Apia, Samoa for the:

  •  Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 14th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the CBD, and
  •  CBD-6th National Report Technical Support Regional Workshop.

These meetings will be held at the SPREP campus in Apia, Samoa. It is anticipated that the country representative for both of these meetings, will in most cases be the same participant

Cir#18/47:Consecutive meetings for the Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the Fourteenth Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and theCBD-6th National Report Technical Support Regional Workshop, 24th to 28th Septe

Two consecutive meetings will be hosted at the SPREP campus in Apia, Samoa for the:

  •  Pacific Regional Preparatory Meeting for the 14th Conference of the Parties (CoP) to the CBD, and
  •  CBD-6th National Report Technical Support Regional Workshop.

These meetings will be held at the SPREP campus in Apia, Samoa. It is anticipated that the country representative for both of these meetings, will in most cases be the same participant

Cir#18/46: Save the date: Asia Pacific Adaptation Network (APAN)

At the request of the Government of Palau, SPREP is circulating the attached Save the Date Letter from Palau and nomination form. While funding for participation is not yet confirmed, SPREP has supported Palau with an approach to potential donors.

Cir#18/45: Save the date: pre-COP24 Pacific Preparatory Meeting

The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) in partnership with Climate Analytics will be convening a COP24 Preparatory Meeting under the IMPACT project from 31 October - 2 November 2018 in Nadi, Fiji. This email is to kindly request that you save these dates in your calendars.

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Cir#18-44: SPREP Vacancy: Invasive Species Adviser

Applications are invited for the above position that is being advertised within SPREP
Apia, Samoa.

The closing date for applications is:
 Friday 7 September 2018

 

Cir#18/43: Administrative Note for Executive Board Meeting from 10-11 September 2018, Apia, Samoa

Further to SPREP Circular 18/14 of 5 March, and Cir. 18/22 of 26 April 2018I am pleased to confirm the venue for the Executive Board Meeting at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel, Apia, Samoa.


The revised Provisional Agenda is attached for your information. All working documents will be available on the SPREP website: www.sprep.org for downloading in case you don’t have the bandwidth to receive large emails. As is the organization’s policy, all Meeting documents will be available in English and French.

Cir#18/42: One CROP Plus engagement plan for COP 24 and beyond

SPREP has been conducting internal discussions and preparations for the upcoming UNFCCC COP24. In doing so SPREP has reflected carefully on the experience to date with the One CROP Plus team approach. We have found that the approach has served the region well, building on the participating agencies’ respective strengths and capabilities. In the run up to COP24 a document was produced which was circulated to CROP CEOs then to CROP Plus for comments. 
 

Cir#18/41: SPREP Partnership Donor Engagement

Dear SPREP Partners,

SPREP is into the second year of implementing the SPREP Strategic Plan 2017-2026. To assist SPREP improve it's performance in delivering its mandate, we seek the input of partners.

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Cir#18/40: SPREP Vacancies
  • Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Adviser
  • Threatened and Migratory Species Adviser
  • Project Manager - By-Catch and Integrated Ecosystem Management

Applications are invited for the above positions that are being advertised.

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Cir#18/39: Staff Appointments.

SPREP is pleased to announce the following appointments with SPREP’s Project Coordination Unit:

- Mr. Manasa Katonivualiku, Project Development Specialist - Climate Resilience and Adaptation.

- Mr. Rupeni Mario, Project Development Specialist - Climate Change Mitigation.

Cir#18/38: Invitation to the Joint Regional ACPMEA2 and Inform Project Meeting, 17-21 September 2018, Apia, Samoa

The Environmental Monitoring and Governance Programme of SPREP is currently executing the EU funded ACPMEA2 Programme and the GEF funded Inform Project.

Cir#18/37: SPREP Vacancies: Biodiversity Adviser, Information Technology Manager and Knowledge Manager.

Applications are invited for the above positions that are being advertised within SPREP Apia, Samoa.

The closing date for applications is:
- Friday, 3rd August 2018

Cir#18/36: Invitation to the Joint Regional ACPMEA2 and Inform Project Meeting, 17th - 21st September, 2018, Apia, Samoa.

The Environmental Monitoring and Governance (EMG) Programme of SPREP is currently executing the EU funded ACPMEA2 Programme and the GEF funded Inform Project which has supported and delivered a number of key targeted interventions to support environmental governance in the region. Both projects are implemented through UN Environment.

Cir#18/35: 2nd IMPACT Project Wokshop - Invitation.

SPREP will be organizing the Second IMPACT Project Implementation Workshop from 16 to 19 July 2018. A notification was sent out earlier this month. This letter serves as the official invitation to nominate participants. Please be advised that SPREP can only fund participation of two participants from each Pacific Island Country that is a Party to the UNFCCC. Additional participants are welcome but may attend at their own cost.

Cir#18/34: Staff Appointments.

SPREP is pleased to announce the following appointments:

  •  Dr. Robert Duncan McIntosh, Oceanography Officer
  •  Mr. Peter McDonald, Environmental Monitoring and Reporting Specialist
  •  Ms. Julie Callebaut, Environmental Monitoring and Reporting-GIS Specialist

 

Cir#18/33: Transitioning from the GEFPAS uPOPs Release Reduction Project

Transitioning from the GEFPAS uPOPs Release Reduction Project to a chemical and waste-related GEF7 Project through Identification of National Priorities.

Cir#18/32: Save the date.
Cir#18/31: Launch of new SPREP Website.
Cir#18/30: Teleconference meeting of the Steering Committee for the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC). 29 May, 2018.
Cir#18/29: SPREP Vcancies - Manager, Project Coordination Unit (MPCU) & Environmental Information Systems Developer & Analyst (EISDA).
Cir#18/28: Invitation to review Draft Pacific Marine Litter Action Plan and to complete questionnaire.
Cir#18/27: Revised date for the meeting of the Steering Committee for the Pacific Climate Change Centre (PCCC) to 29 May, 2018.
Cir#18/26: Invitation to the 2nd Clean Pacific Roundtable 2018 and associated events to be held from the 20th - 25th of August 2018. Suva, Fiji.
Cir#18/25: Invitation to the 2nd Clean Pacific Roundtable 2018 to be held from the 20th to 22nd of August 2018 in Suva, Fiji.