Enhancing Research and Innovation Ecosystems to Tackle Climate Change in The Pacific (RERIPA)

Enhancing Research and Innovation Ecosystems to Tackle Climate Change in The Pacific (RERIPA) Pacific Island nations are among those most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. Therefore, finding innovative ways to address these impacts is of key importance. RERIPA (Enhancing Research and Innovation Ecosystems to Tackle Climate Change in The Pacific) is a programme …

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Courtesy Visit by the Non-Resident Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Fiji

Courtesy Visit by the Non-Resident Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Fiji The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Secretary General, Ambassador Solo Mara, welcomed H.E Dr Mohammad Reza Moffateh, the new Non-Resident Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran to Fiji during his call into the Secretariat today, Friday 22 July 2022. The …

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Courtesy Visit by the Non-Resident Ambassador of Serbia

Courtesy Visit by the Non-Resident Ambassador of Serbia The Pacific Islands Development Forum Secretary General, Ambassador Solo Mara yesterday received a courtesy call from the Serbian non-resident Ambassador to Fiji His Excellency Rade Stefanovic at the PIDF Secretariat office. The Secretary General briefed Ambassador Stefanovic on the PIDF’s objectives and focus on mainstreaming green/blue economy …

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Courtesy Call by Commonwealth Secretary General

Courtesy Call by Commonwealth Secretary General Wednesday, 13 July 2022, Suva Fiji: The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF), today welcomed the Commonwealth Secretary General, Baroness Patricia Scotland QC, during her visit to the Secretariat. Baroness Scotland was accompanied by her Chief of Staff and Adviser/Head of Pacific Governance & Peace Directorate. Ambassador Mara …

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Courtesy Visit by the Turkish Non-Resident Ambassador

Courtesy Visit by the Turkish Non-Resident Ambassador 05 May 2022, Suva: The Pacific Islands Development Forum Secretariat, welcomed the Turkish Ambassador to Fiji, Her Excellency Fatma Ömür Ünsay. The PIDF Secretary General, Ambassador Solo Mara, briefed Ambassador Ünsay on the PIDF’s objectives and focus in mainstreaming green/blue economy in the context of the 2030 agenda. …

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Coastal Protection Project Mangrove Planting-Korolevu, Navatu Savusavu

Coastal Protection Project Mangrove Planting-Korolevu, Navatu Savusavu On 8th April 2022, the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) team together with the Ministry of Forestry Operations and Cakaudrove Provincial Council Team with Korolevu villagers in Savusavu planted more than 1,000 mangroves along Korolevu’s coastline. The project was part of PIDFs Coastal Protection Project. The mangrove propagules …

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Courtesy Visit by the Saudi Arabian Official to Fiji

Courtesy Visit by the Saudi Arabian Official to Fiji Thursday, 10 February 2022, Suva Fiji:  The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Secretariat, today welcomed the Non-resident Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Fiji, H.E. Messad Ibrahim Al Sulaim, and his delegation. The PIDF Secretary General, Ambassador Solo Mara, briefed the Saudi Arabian officials …

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Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) and Tavioka Growers Association (TGA) Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)

Thursday, 10 February 2022, Suva Fiji: The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Secretariat and the Tavioka Growers Association (TGA), today formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate with each other on matters of common interest within the scope of the general objectives of their respective organizations. The Secretary General, Ambassador Solo Mara endorsed …

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PIDF Announces Green Growth Measurement Framework

PIDF Announces Green Growth Measurement Framework Pacific-focused initiative will customize sustainability measurement to the local context  Suva, Fiji January 31, 2022 – The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF), a multilateral agency set-up as an action-oriented platform bringing together leaders from the public and private sectors and civil society to address regional development challenges, and to …

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RERIPA Call for Proposal 2: Capacity Building in Innovation and Valorisation

RERIPA Call for Proposal 2: Capacity Building in Innovation and Valorisation The goal of this Call for Proposals (CFP) entitled “Capacity building on innovation and valorisation” is to fund one excellent multi-partner project aimed at strengthening innovation capacities of the SIDS stakeholders involved in the Pacific R&I ecosystems at the national and regional level. 1 …

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