2014 PIDF Conference

2014 Conference

The 2014 PIDF Conference was held the Sheraton Fiji Resort, Denarau Island, Nadi, on 19 June 2014. The Conference was opened by Prime Minister of Fiji, Rear Admiral J.V. Bainimarama and the key note address was delivered by Chief Guest H.E. Prof. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, President of the Republic of Indonesia.

The theme of the Conference was ‘Green Growth in the Pacific: Building Resilient Sustainable Futures and Genuine Partnerships.’

 President H.E. Prof. Dr. Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono in his key note address indicated four areas where Indonesia can further strengthen its relations and cooperation with PIDF:

Indonesia is committed to intensifying cooperation with the PIDF in the area of common concerns and interests;
Indonesia is committed to boost connectivity with the South Pacific region to overcome challenge of distance. Better connectivity will help enhance interaction among our people;
Indonesia is committed to enlarge our economic ties with the PIDF countries, particularly in trade and investment; and
Indonesia is committed to capitalize on its enhanced linkages with PIDF countries.