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COURTESY CALL BY INDIAN HIGH COMMISSIONER

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 [...]

PACIFIC CLIMATE WARRIORS GEAR UP

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.”

COP23 HIGH CHAMPION ENGAGES WITH PIDF

Following a meeting in March between Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) management and the Hon. Inia Seruiratu, designated Fiji COP23 High Champion, the PIDF has offered with its technical partners and network to assist the honourable Minister in the implementation of his role as part of the COP23 Fiji Presidency.

Farewell to IUCN Director, Taholo Kami

Pacific Islands Development Forum, Secretary General presented a farewell gift to Taholo Kami, outgoing Regional Director for IUCN Oceania Regional Office during a farewell function and thanked him for the support given to this young organization since its establishment in 2013. “We would like to acknowledge your tremendous contribution to the genesis of PIDF – the development […]

Renewable Energy Stakeholder Conference

The University of Fiji in partnership with the Pacific Islands Development Forum Secretariat, hosted a two day regional conference on Renewable Energy at the Sofitel Fiji Resort on Denarau Island. A key note address was delivered by the PIDF Secretary General François Martel who remarked that more than 70% of fossil fuel in the Pacific […]