SECRETARIAT OF THE PACIFIC COMMUNITY Noumea, New Caledonia
NEWS RELEASE April 26, 2000
A new Deputy Director-General has been appointed to the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia.
Monsieur Yves Corbel is well known and respected throughout the Pacific region for his work as SPC's Cultural Adviser, and his involvement with the Council of Pacific Arts.
As Deputy Director-General, Yves will direct the Social Resources programs of SPC: Community Health, Community Education, Youth, Women, Demography, Statistics, and Culture.
Drawing on his experience as program manager, he emphasizes a holistic approach, whereby all SPC programs work closely together to face the challenges of the region.
"The major challenge I see for the region, and also the greatest potential benefit, is globalization. In an increasingly complex world, you need to synthesize all information across the whole spectrum of social sciences in order to...