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Pacific island countries need sound policies to protect themselves from external and economic shocks and environmental threats and promote growth that is inclusive and sustainable, the Prime Minister of Fiji, H.E. Commodore Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama told a United Nations forum here today.

The Honourable Natan Teewe, Kiribati Minister for Finance and Economic Development has emphasised the importance of Green Growth for the economies of the Pacific region...

A critical meeting of the United Nations regional arm for Asia and the Pacific ended today with...

Pacific leaders met with representatives from the fishing industry and the Government of the Republic of Korea to discuss balancing the needs of industry and...

The particular challenges of the Pacific island nations - the threat of climate change, vulnerability to natural disasters, and the high cost caused by...

Government leaders of the Asia-Pacific region are meeting this week in the Republic of Korea, to agree on joint economic and development measures allowing ...

Top officials from 14 small island developing states (SIDS) in the Pacific are set to gather next week for a United Nations meeting to review their countries’ progress in sustainable development...

The global economic crises and recent natural disasters have compounded the vulnerabilities of Pacific island developing economies still recovering from the food and fuel crises,...

“Thirteen Pacific island nations and territories considered a new region-wide strategy for addressing the needs of persons with disabilities, taking into account how resource and legislative commitments for implementation can be made at national levels...

“Social policy places people at the centre of the development process…. Inclusive dialogue, community ownership and a rights-based approach are central to social policy,”...


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