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Thursday, September 27th, 2018

 

Major fisheries meeting opens in Majuro

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MAJURO , Marshall Islands – September 27, 2018: 3.40pm (MARIANAS VARIETY): Pacific islands fisheries officials have a big agenda for this week’s Technical and Compliance Committee of the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting that opened in Majuro on Wednesday.


Report shows steady progress on Human Development for Pacific Island states

Pacific Leaders at the Forum in Nauru ..new report shows steady progress in the Pacific

SUVA, Fiji – September 27, 2018: 3.40pm (UNDP): Tonga, Fiji, Palau and Samoa remain in the High Human Development category of the latest Human Development Index (HDI) and are joined by the Republic of Marshall Islands which is included in the index for the first time.


Turning dreams into reality at USP Pacific TAFE

Jasveer Singh (left) after his graduation on 20 September, and Nizarat Naushad (right) receives award from H.E Taneti Maamau, 25th Chancellor of USP.

SUVA, Fiji – September 27, 2018: 3.30pm (USP MEDIA): “We all have dreams and aspirations of being someone we are currently not and USP’s Pacific TAFE is the way to go if you want your dreams to become reality”.


Development Partners important for USP

Development partners during the Development Partners Forum hosted by USP on September 19. Photo: USP MEDIA

SUVA, Fiji – September 27, 2018: 3.25pm (USP MEDIA): A forum to facilitate discussion between The University of the South Pacific (USP) and its Development Partners was held at the Japan-Pacific ICT Conference Room in the Laucala Campus on September 19.


PhD graduate shares her journey of courage, commitment and dedication

Dr Whippy receiving her PhD award from USP’s 25th Chancellor, His Excellency TanetiMaamau, the President of the Republic of Kiribati. Photo: USP MEDIA

SUVA, Fiji – September 27, 2018: 3.15pm (USP Media): Hearing your name being virtually blasted over the microphone and resonating around the auditorium to receive your PhD following years of sweat and hard work is a moment too sweet to cherish, too overwhelming to contain one’s self.