Pacific Islands Forum Leaders and the prime minister of Japan, Shinzo Abe committed to stronger action on climate change and the sustainable management of fisheries resources at the Eight Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM 8) in Iwaki-city, Fukishima, Japan on Saturday (CI time).
The Cook Islands government’s “chronic over-reliance” on aid from foreign agencies including China is unhealthy, says Opposition deputy leader James Beer.
Prime minister Henry Puna and fellow Pacific Island Forum leaders met with their Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe for the 8th Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting (PALM) in Fukushima, Japan yesterday.
Youths from the southern group islands as well as northern group islands representatives residing in Rarotonga have gathered for the Cook Islands Youth Parliament which started yesterday at Sinai Hall.
If it is returned to government in the June 14 election, the Cook Islands Party will look into “the unexplored frontier” of paid work being a right for women who currently do countless hours of unpaid work looking after children, those with special needs, and the elderly.