May 4, 2018

Pacific should be proud of Pacific led efforts to decarbonise shipping

The Pacific Islands Development Forum notes the positive outcome of the 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC72) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last month. The IMO […]
April 19, 2018

We have a deal. But is it a good one?

The outcome of the 72nd Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC72) of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) last week was acclaimed as a success for the organisation. But […]
April 16, 2018

The Pacific Blue Economy Conference in the Commonwealth’s Biennial Report 2018

The Commonwealth’s Biennial Report 2018 covers the issue of Blue Economy in Commonwealth states. It carries a story on the Pacific Blue Economy Conference held in August […]
April 12, 2018

Moment of truth for the climate (and the Pacific) at the International Maritime Organisation

SUVA, April 12, 2018:  The Pacific Islands are watching with interest the outcome of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) meetings in London this week.  The IMO, […]
March 31, 2018

New OECD report suggests Pacific calls for decarbonising shipping by 2050 is achievable

March 30, 2018: A new report published by the International Transport Forum at the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) finds that “maximum deployment of currently […]
March 23, 2018

Promoting investment in Sustainable Tourism

The Pacific is an ideal destination for sustainable tourism. Visitors to the Pacific come primarily for the pristine environment. The Pacific Green Business Centre is promoting experiential […]
March 22, 2018

SDG 14 Symposium Report just published.

The Pacific Islands Development Forum has just published the report of the SDG14 Symposium held on 19th December 2017 in Fiji.   The Symposium entitled “SDG14 […]
March 21, 2018

The Pacific Green Business Centre and the World

After an onerous three months of legwork, the Pacific Green Business Centre (PGBC) portal finally went ‘online’ a little after midnight on Wednesday 25th July 2017. […]
March 13, 2018

Shipping Emissions Pacific Position Paper published

14 March 2018, SUVA: The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) has published a Position Paper in regards to Shipping Emissions negotiations taking place at the International Maritime […]