What’s on in the Pacific Islands region this week:
Pacific Internet Governance Forum 2021
The Pacific Internet Governance Forum 2021 (PacIGF) is a regional event that brings together stakeholders from around the Asia-Pacific region to discuss and debate policies to ensure internet services remain safe, inclusive, and accessible for all.
Nine Pacific countries – Papua New Guinea, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu – will be streaming the PacIGF 2021 event live from University of the South Pacific hubs.
Due to COVID-19 in Fiji, social distancing protocols means participants will be streaming from their homes and workplaces.
PacIGF agenda https://aptld80.com.fj/agenda/
Indo-Pacific Maritime Security Exchange
The 2021 Indo-Pacific Maritime Security Exchange (IMSE) will address the growing threat of IUU fishing in the Indo-Pacific region, along with solutions to combat it.
Online September 8-9, 2021, Hawaii Standard Time
Details and registration here.
Samoa Legislative Assembly
Samoa’s XVII Legislative Assembly will convene on 14 September 2021, with the 2021/22 Fiscal Year budget to be convened in the session.
30th SPREP Meeting 2021
“Accelerating Actions for a Resilient Blue Pacific”
16th Noumea Convention – 2nd September
11th Waigani Convention – 3rd September
30th SPREP Meeting – 7th – 9th September
Environment Ministers’ High-Level Talanoa – 10th September
Virtual Island Summit
Sharing Knowledge For Resilient, Sustainable And Prosperous Islands Worldwide
Sept 6-12 Details
PTI NZ webinar: Path to Market
Path To Market webinar: 15 – 16 September is aimed at supporting export capable and export ready businesses in Pacific Island Countries and will cover NZ import regulations, freight and logistics, marketing and food safety and certification requirements.