Month: May 2017

SOUTH-SOUTH LEARNING PROGRAM ON CLIMATE FINANCING

Government representatives from Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Tonga and Tuvalu as well as development partners from the Pacific region met in Nadi, Fiji for a south-south learning programme to share lessons learnt and best practices on how certain countries have progressed in the establishment of their National Climate Funds (NCF). PIDF Secretary General, François …

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COURTESY VISIT BY REPUBLIC OF GUINEA AMBASSADOR

The Republic of Guinea acknowledged the accomplishments of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) and the led role undertaken on the formulation of the Suva Declaration following a courtesy visit by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of Guinea, Honourable Sylla Senkoun, to the PIDF Secretariat on Thursday 28th April, 2016. The visit allowed PIDF …

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PIDF REASSERTS SUPPORT TO COP23 PRESIDENCY & SECRETARIAT

WEDNESDAY 12TH April, 2017: The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) congratulates Ms. Ronna Sekiguchi of Green House Studio who was announced as the winner of the national COP23 official logo competition and also to the two runner up which included Shiristy Singh from Adi Cakobau School and Mark Philitoga from Nadi Muslim Primary School. “Congratulations …

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PM Launches Solomon Islands National Sustainable Development Board

Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare launched the Solomon Islands National Sustainable Development Board (NSDB) of the Pacific Islands Development Forum on April 12, 2017. The National Development Committee of the PIDF in Solomon Islands will perform the role of NSDB and its membership includes representatives of the Government, Private Sector and Civil Society. The terms …

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TUVALU ESTABLISH NATIONAL SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT BOARD

MONDAY 1 MaY, 2017: Following a comprehensive consultation process with respective in country multi-stakeholder organisations, the Government of Tuvalu, led by the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, His Excellency Enele Sopoaga officially established their National Sustainable Development Board (NSDB) and reaffirmed their support to the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) at a Signing and Exchange of …

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PACIFIC LEADS HIGH AMBITION COALITION FOR SHIPPING EMISSION REDUCTION

MONDAY 1 MAY 2017: Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands have submitted a paper to the forthcoming meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) calling on shipping to show high ambition in tackling climate change causing emissions from shipping, in line with, Pacific Leaders calls for no more than 1.5 degrees warming. The paper is one …

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