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Government representatives from Fiji, Papua New Guinea (PNG), Tonga and Tuvalu as well as development partners from the Pacific region met in Nadi, Fiji for a south-south learning programme to share lessons learnt and best practices on how certain countries have progressed in the establishment of their National Climate Funds (NCF).
PIDF was delighted and honored to accept the offer of partnership with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), India, in facilitating a Sustainable Development Summit. This followed a visit to the Secretariat by a delegation led by the Indian High Commissioner to Fiji and senior officials from TERI to discuss finer details of the Summit […]
PIDF Secretary General, François Martel (L) with the COP23 Secretariat Executive Director John Connor at the logo launch ceremony. WEDNESDAY 12TH April, 2017: The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) congratulates Ms. Ronna Sekiguchi of Green House Studio who was announced as the winner of the national COP23 official logo competition and also to the […]
MONDAY 1 MaY, 2017: Following a comprehensive consultation process with respective in country multi-stakeholder organisations, the Government of Tuvalu, led by the Prime Minister of Tuvalu, His Excellency Enele Sopoaga officially established their National Sustainable Development Board (NSDB) and reaffirmed their support to the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) at a Signing and Exchange […]
Prime Minister Sogavare displays the Certificate of Establishment of the National Sustainable Development Board of Solomon Islands from the PIDF Secretariat. With him is the Deputy Secretary General of the PIDF Secretariat, Mr Peni Lomaloma. Prime Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare launched the Solomon Islands National Sustainable Development Board (NSDB) of the Pacific Islands Development Forum […]
The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has joined the community of TEDxSuva sponsors for this year’s event, announcing their support at a signing event hosted at their Secretariat office in Suva.
MONDAY 1 MAY 2017: Marshall Islands and Solomon Islands have submitted a paper to the forthcoming meeting of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) calling on shipping to show high ambition in tackling climate change causing emissions from shipping, in line with, Pacific Leaders calls for no more than 1.5 degrees warming.
The Indian High Commissioner to Fiji, HE Mr Vishvas Sapka commended PIDF by recognizing its inclusive multi-stakeholder approach in discussing Pacific concerns during a courtesy visit to the Secretariat. HE Sapka acknowledged the achievement of the Forum over their relatively short year of operationalization. PIDF Secretary General, François Martel provided an overview of recent achievements [...]
Warriors are revered in most cultures around the world – and particularly so in the Pacific and Fiji’s appointment as the President of COP23, the 350.org Pacific affiliate, also known as the Pacific Climate Warriors (PCW) have decided to up the ante and advocate for the best possible “Pacific Position.”
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Monday 6 March 2017: Today the visiting Norwegian Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ms Tone Skogen, and Her Excellency Ms Unni Kløvstad, Ambassador of Norway, met with the PIDF Secretary General Mr François Martel at the PIDF HQ in Suva, the first such high level contact between the PIDF and Norway.