Pacific Community


  • Type Direct (Regional)
  • Date of accreditation 28 Feb 2019

The Pacific Community (SPC) is a regional entity serving as the principal scientific and technical organization supporting development in the Pacific region. It was established by the Agreement Establishing the South Pacific Commission in 1947 and is owned and governed by its 26 members, including all 22 Pacific island countries and territories. With its vision for a region of peace, harmony, security, social inclusion and prosperity and for all Pacific people to lead free, healthy and productive lives, SPC has been focused on sustainable economic development, empowered and resilient Pacific communities and enhanced health and livelihoods of Pacific people with a view to achieving its members’ development goals.

Accreditation timeline

Accreditation term 1

10 Apr 2020 - 09 Apr 2025

Accreditation date

28 Feb 2019

AMA execution date

08 Nov 2019

AMA effectiveness

10 Apr 2020

Term end date

09 Apr 2025

Entity details

  • Size
    • Micro
    • Small
    • Medium
    • Large
  • Environmental and social risk category
    • Category C
    • Category B
    • Category A
    • Intermediation 3
    • Intermediation 2
    • Intermediation 1
  • Fiduciary standards
    • Basic
    • Project management
    • Grant award
    • On-lending/blending:
    • Loan
    • Equity
    • Guarantee
    • Blending




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News + Stories

GCF upgrades climate support for vulnerable Pacific nations

08 Nov 2019 / The Green Climate Fund is improving its understanding of Pacific island needs to fortify their frontline place in the climate crisis by strengthening its ties with the Pacific Community (SPC). GCF today signed an Accreditation Master Agreement (AMA) with this Pacific-based regional body to provide the legal framework for funding climate projects. GCF Deputy Executive Director Javier Manzanares said GCF is paying particular attention to supporting the resilience of Pacific Small Island Developing States (SIDS) to match their extreme vulnerability to climate impacts.