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SUVA, 23 February 2018: In November 2017, following COP23, Samoa became the first UN member nation to sign the Marine Arctic Peace Sanctuary (MAPS) Treaty which is intended to be an international treaty addendum to the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea. The PIDF Secretariat congratulates the government of Samoa for this important […]
As part of PIDFs Pacific Year of the Ocean, the Secretariat coordinated the” Symposium on SDG 14 Pacific Commitments – 2018 Action Agenda” in Suva in December 2017 , under the patronage of Ambassador Peter Thomson, the United Nations Secretary General’s (UNSG’s) Special Envoy for the Ocean.
Suva, Friday 15, 2017: The Vodafone ATH Foundation in partnership with the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) launched a new channel mClimate which Vodafone users can access from their mobile phones.
January 2018, Solomon Islands: A courtesy visit was made by the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) Secretary General, François Martel to the Solomon Islands to provide a briefing to the new Prime Minister and Chair of PIDF on the progress of the organisations mandate and to reach an agreement and confirmation of dates for […]
Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed presents an award to Motufoua Secondary School (Oceania) at the Zayed Future Energy Prize awards ceremony as part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. Picture Credit: Chris Whiteoak / The National Monday, January 15, 2017, Abu Dhabi: Pacific island countries and territories continue to display innovation and resilience in applying practical […]
Thursday, 20 December, 2017: Recognising the synergy that exists between the work of Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) secretariat and the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and Pacific (CIRDAP) on the area of Green Growth and Integrated Rural Development, both organisations entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during a signing event held […]
The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) hosted an event on Climate-Induced Displacement and Migration on the occasion of the International Civil Society Week (ICSW) in Suva Fiji, a key global gathering for civil society and other stakeholders engaging constructively in finding common solutions to global challenges.
Bonn, November 13, 2017: Islands are on the frontline of global changes and feel the impacts very directly – from climate change and resource depletion, to urban growth, health threats and food pressures. Some of these islands have quite literally disappeared. There is a need for a new model centered on strong multi-sectoral partnerships if islands […]
Bonn, 8 November, 2917: The PIDF Secretary General was part of an interactive panel for a side event on the Pacific Youth Dialogue on Climate Change: Questions Live that was held at the COP23 Fiji pavilion. The live interactive session was also attended by the Fiji Climate Change Champion, Inia Seruiratu, Elisabeth Barbier, Deputy General […]
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Bonn, 9 November, 2017: Participants of a side event on Limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C at COP23 were informed that our current trajectory towards 4°C degree Celsius increase since pre-industrial level is far from the letter and spirit of the Paris Agreement and it is also irresponsible towards people and the planet, and its […]