We are a founding member of SPREP's Pacific Regional Invasive Species Management Support Service (PRISMSS), and co-lead the Protect Our Islands programme with colleagues at SPC. Our role is to provide support to prevent the arrival, establishment and spread of invasive species, and to provide a liaison point to other experts.
Two main areas we focus on are the implementation of:
Until 2024 PRISMSS partners will be working on many initiatives with Republic of Marshall Islands, Niue, Tonga and Tuvalu through a Global Environment Facility funded regional invasives project (GEF 6 RIP) implemented by UNEP and executed by SPREP.
PRISMSS partners are also implementing projects supported by other donors, including the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs.