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Expanding Community Outreach in the Pacific Islands. Joeli Veitayaki University of the South Pacific veitayaki_j@usp.ac.fj. Mainstreaming Community Outreach. Pacific Islanders are responsible for managing a significant part of the world’s largest ocean

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expanding community outreach in the pacific islands

Expanding Community Outreach in the Pacific Islands

Joeli Veitayaki

University of the South Pacific

veitayaki_j@usp.ac.fj

mainstreaming community outreach
Mainstreaming Community Outreach
  • Pacific Islanders are responsible for managing a significant part of the world’s largest ocean
  • Pacific Islanders are dependent on marine resources
  • The best lessons for Pacific Islanders are from Pacific experiences and people
  • Pacific Islanders are owners of the resources
  • Pacific Islands experiences and aspirations are similar
  • Regional Organisations can spearhead the regional community outreach
regional community outreach activities
Regional Community Outreach Activities
  • Regional Organisations all have community outreach activities
    • Noumea-based Secretariat of the Pacific Community – human welfare, health, marine fisheries research and management
    • Suva-based University of the South Pacific (USP) - education, training and research
    • Suva-based Pacific Islands Forum – summit for independent states
    • Suva-based South Pacific Applied Geoscience Commission (SOPAC) – technical research on non living resources such as water, integrated water management, coastal management and mapping
    • Apia-based South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) – environmental management
    • Honiara-based Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency - manage the tuna resources of the region and assist member countries
    • Suva-based Tourism Council of the South Pacific – coordinate tourist development
regional community outreach activities4
Regional Community Outreach Activities
  • South Pacific Games
  • Pacific Festival of Arts
  • USP Centres in all member nations
  • USP Open Day to be observed across the Pacific
  • National Youth Assembly
  • National Conservational Areas were set up in each country
  • Turtle Conservation Campaign
  • Environment Week
  • International Waters Project
  • Locally Managed Marine Areas Network
  • IOI-PI assist women activities in Samoa (workshop on MDG), Solomon Islands (women souvenir outlet, Vanuatu (micro finance)
  • Exchange and internship programmes
future of community outreach
Future of Community Outreach
  • Successful community development is critical
  • Awareness has been created sufficiently and good lessons learnt
  • Appropriate action that take the lessons learnt into consideration is required at all levels
  • Financial support is required
  • Failures have to be minimised
  • Better coordination is required
  • Partnership is more effective
  • Better use of university and school students has potential
  • Youths need to be engaged for future is theirs