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COUNTRIES MUST TAKE BACK CONTROL OF THE IMO

Suva, 26 October, 2017: The talks at the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) this week at the 2nd meeting of the Intersessional Working Group on Reduction of Emissions from Ships do not seem to be going well for the maritime transport sector to do its fair share in cutting Greenhouse Gas emissions under the targets of […]

THE PACIFIC STANDS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PEOPLE OF THE CARIBBEAN ISLANDS

SUVA, 25 September, 2017: The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) stands in solidarity with the people of the Caribbean and offers its deepest condolences to families that have lost loved ones and to all that have been affected by the recent fury of Hurricanes Irma and Maria that ravaged the Caribbean islands and also to the […]

PACIFIC’S CALL FOR AUSTRALIA TO LEAVE ITS COAL IN THE GROUND IS ALSO POSITIVE FOR REDUCING SHIPPING EMISSIONS

  SUVA 15 September, 2017: The Pacific has been vociferous in demanding from Australia, a close neighbour and supposedly a friend, a phase out of its coal mining industry in the global effort to limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees C, the target to be met through the Paris Agreement that Australia is a party […]

PACIFIC RECIPIENTS OF QUEEN’S YOUNG LEADERS AWARD ACKNOWLEDGED

Ms Johnetta Lili, one of the two award winners from PNG, at the Fiji High Commission in PNG with her congratulatory letter from PIDF.   July 10, 2017, SUVA:  The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has expressed its acknowledgment to Pacific recipients of the 2017 Queen’s Young Leaders Award through formal congratulatory letters to the […]

GLOBAL GREEN GROWTH INSTITUTE UNDERTAKES FORMAL PARTNERSHIP WITH PIDF

June 27, 2017, Suva:  “As a Pacific Leaders organisation tasked with bringing transformational change through mainstreaming the blue-green economic model, PIDF seeks to forge partnerships with like-minded institutions.  We look forward to establishing some model projects in our island countries to demonstrate that blue-green economy is not just pie in the sky but it is […]