Small island developing states (SIDS) leaders, including Cook Islands prime minister Henry Puna, have called upon the international community to assist in maximising the sustainable use of the fisheries and aquaculture sectors for the benefit of their countries.
Parliamentarians need to understand the Community Sustainable Development Plans (CSDP) of their respective constituencies in order to effectively measure and assess the performance of government’s climate change policies.
Finance minister Mark Brown and health minister Nandi Glassie will this week leave for Germany to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP23).
Tukaka George Tamarua Ama, the CIP candidate for Ngantangiia in next year’s general elections, says he is more than ready to serve his community.
Issues including climate change and ocean conservation have been the major topics of discussion during the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting which ends in Samoa today.
Sixteen months ago, local businessman Tony Armstrong never dreamed that he’d be part of the country’s political fabric, let alone a candidate for the Democratic Party in Mangaia.