To facilitate dialogue on the key outcomes from COP21, focusing on the Paris Agreement and what it means for the Pacific and the world. It will also provide an opportunity for the audience to seek clarification on the processes and outcomes and learn about some of the dynamics and untold stories leading to the final deal. Suggestions on how PIDF, in particular, but all stakeholders such as governments, civil society, business, communities,individuals, regional and international organisations generally, should contribute to the operationalization of the Paris Agreement that will lead to the achievement of the ultimate goal of the UNFCCC.
January 25, 2016
The Pacific Island Development Forum organised a Talanoa session to brief Pacific diplomatic missions on the developments that are underway to address the issue of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the international shipping sector….
The meeting also seeks the views of Pacific Island governments and other stakeholders with regards to the shipping emissions paper that is proposed for submission to the 69th session of the IMO Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) in April 2016…
January 18, 2016
The Secretary General for the Pacific Island Development Forum Mr. François Martel presented at a one day training session for participants in the UN based Pacific Small Island Developing States Fellowship on the Ocean and Seas (PSIDS-FOS) hosted by the Office of the Pacific Ocean Commissioner and facilitated by Islands First.
The training session was to provide the group with information on how the regional architecture can support the UN Missions in New York, and ensure they have up to date information on regional ocean issues relevant to upcoming UN processes such as:..