December 17th, 2014
The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Development Forum Mr Feleti Teo this afternoon briefed visiting NZ academic Dr Anna Powles on the PIDF’s special place on the issue of sustainable development in the region.
Dr Anna Powles Senior Lecturer in Security Studies, Centre for Defense and Security Studies, from Massey university in NZ is visiting Fiji and meeting with key stakeholders on regional issues.
During the meeting this afternoon the PIDF explained the challenges facing the Pacific in the 21st Century and the need for a robust and fit for purpose organization that can help the people of the Pacific meet the challenges of sustainable development……………
December 111th, 2014
The Pacific Islands Development Forum today continued with its outreach to French Territories in the Pacific when it met with Senior Government Officials from French Polynesia and New Caledonia at the PIDF Secretariat in Nasese Suva.
Last month the PIDF met with the President of French Polynesia His Excellency Édouard Fritch and leaders of French Polynesia’s umbrella Civil Society and Private Sector Organizations, and leaders of business who are spearheading innovation in Papeete, Tahiti.
Present at the meeting this afternoon was Mr Maurice LAU Poui Cheung from the International Relations Department of the Office of the President of French Polynesia, and Ms Anaïs Rouveyrol from the Office of Regional Cooperation and External Relations, Government of New Caledonia……….