The Pacific Islands Forum is taking another look at its ambitions to take control of resilience funding following the Forum Economic Ministers Meeting in Vanuatu this month.
The hybrid meeting saw attending delegates focus on economic recovery post-COVID, but the difficulties of paying for climate responses also dominated discussions.
Vanuatu’s Finance Minister, Johnny Koanapo Rasou, told media after the meeting, “I have heard from around the Forum table how unified we are, and that vision of post-COVID recovery from disruption, global economic . . .