Staying safe online with Cyber Safety Pasifika

Cyber Safety Pasifika (CSP) is an Australian Federal Police (AFP) led cyber safety awareness and education program which is being delivered in 18 Pacific island countries through local Pacific police officers.

Building disaster resilience in the Pacific: The Yasawa case study

In the wake of tropical cyclone Evan in 2012, a Fijian organisation Live & Learn Environmental Education helped a local charity to implement a food bank scheme in the Yasawa community. The project showed its real strengths four years later, when cyclone Winston devastated the islands again.

What can we all do together that we can’t do apart?

The spirit of everyone attending the Dialogue was ‘what can we all do together that we can’t do apart?’. The use of technology to deliver information and services into remote areas, was an ongoing theme in discussions at the Dialogue.

Agroforestry to improve food security in Vanuatu

When Cyclone Pam hit Vanuatu in 2015, sweeping away gardens, trees and houses, a network of local organisations set about ending food insecurity in some of the country's worst affected communities. The implementation of agroforestry plots, plant tissue grafting and the introduction of carrots and broccoli are being hailed as important steps to end food insecurity in the islands. 

Providing opportunities for Australian businesses in the Pacific

I think I’m far from unique in having had a personal and professional interest in working in the Pacific but lacking a mechanism or hook to get me there and to start applying myself. Encouraging and enabling the Australian private sector to do business in and with the Pacific has (and remains) an ongoing challenge.

Pacific Connect Returns to Brisbane!

Following in the footsteps of Pacific Connect's Women in Business and Digital Delivery event, we're coming back to Brisbane! This time, Australian and Pacific Islander entrepreneurs will discuss how digital technologies can enable women to become technology influencers.

Call for applications: Pacific Connect Dialogue on Digital Marketplaces

The Pacific Connect Network Dialogue in Port Vila on 15-16 July will bring together current and emerging leaders from the Pacific and Australia to discuss how digital connectivity and emerging technologies can expand business opportunities and empower women in Vanuatu and the broader Pacific. Deadline for expressions of interest – 17 June.

Call for applications: Technology Enabling Inclusiveness Dialogue

Pacific Connect is looking for ambitious, accomplished and forward-thinking people to join its Pacific Connect Network Dialogue on 29-30 July 2019 in Suva.

Pacific Connect in Samoa for Creative Industries Dialogue

Twenty-one Australian and Pacific Islander current and emerging leaders will come together for two days of workshops and discussions in Apia, Samoa.

Pacific Islands Global Shapers Hub announced

ICDP is proud to announce that Pacific Connect Community member from Samoa, Olisana Mariner, has been appointed the founding curator of the first Pacific Islands’ World Economic Forum Global Shapers’ Hub.