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Pacific Islands
Development Forum
A Presentation
Background
Endorsed by 2012 “EWTP
Meeting”
 "Endorsed the convening of
the Pacific Islands
Development Forum for
the purpose of engaging
leaders from key sectors in
implementing green
economic policies in
PSIDS…”
(Source: Official Communiqué)
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What is the PIDF
 Pacific’s
most inclusive
South-South platform for
action on the Green
Economy
 Regional counterpoint to
PSIDS UN Missions
 Pacific Sub-regional link
for UN High Level Political
Forum
Civil
Society
Public
Sector
Private
Sector
PIDF
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Why PIDF ?
 A changing global &
regional environment
 Evolution of the PSIDS
NY
 Importance of SouthSouth Cooperation
 Establishment of HLPF
Oceans at risk: the
hidden costs of fossil fuel
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PIDF Vision
“A United, Distinctive and Sustainable Pacific Society”
 United – All Pacific
People.
 Distinctive – Only
Pacific People
 Sustainable – A Pacific
Society that has rebalanced the three
pillars of development.
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PIDF Mission
 Enabling Green–
Blue Pacific
Economies through
 Inclusive
Strategies,
 Multi-stakeholder
Governance, and
 Genuine
Partnerships.
Multistakeholder
Governance
Inclusive
Strategies
Genuine
Partnerships
Green/Blue
Pacific
Economies
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PIDF Purpose
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To drive, through regional and national
frameworks, transformative changes by
focusing exclusively on the sustainable and
inclusive development of the PICs by:
 accelerating the integration of the three
pillars of sustainable development to
balance the pursuit of economic growth
against the needs of societies and the
sustainability of the environment; and
 facilitating the use of tools and
innovations such as green economy,
adaptive leadership, and genuine
partnerships to stimulate robust debate
while fostering an inclusive change
agenda that address the root causes of
unsustainable development practices.
Accelerate
integration of
3 pillars of
development
Facilitate
use of tools
and
innovations
Transformative
changes
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PIDF Function
Serve as a dynamic
regional partnership
platform where
leaders and
representatives of
PICs take ownership
of their decisions and
actions to address
their special
development needs
Provide for an
inclusive regional
multi-stakeholder
forum for leaders of
governments, private
sector and civil
society
Serve as the Pacific
regional counterpart
for the south-south
groupings and other
regional and
international
arrangements that
focus exclusively on
the sustainable
development of SIDS
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PIDF Innovation
 Inclusivity, Integrative
Participatory,
 Multi-level:
Multisector
• Environment,
• Economic
• Social
Multistakeholde
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• Public Sector
• Private Sector
• Civil Society
Multilevel
• International
• Regional
• National
 Multi-stakeholder:
 Multi-sector:
 Focus on Green
Economy
 Promotion of SouthSouth Cooperation
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Our Ten Priorities
Leadership
Recognition of
Role of Healthy
People
Value of the
Pacific Common
and Collective
Long Term
Financing –
Support To
Communities
Rigor in
Implementation
of Key National
and Regional
Commitments
Reform of
Financial System
Education and
Capacity Building
Sustainable
Transport
Food Security
Re-Energizing The
Pacific
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Genuine Partnerships
SPC
Others
MSG
PIDF
USP
WWF
IUCN
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Stewardship Leadership
Annual Summit
Leaders Council
Executive Board
2014 Annual Summit
Senior Officials Committee
Secretariat
2014 Leaders Council
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PIDF Secretariat
 Official Opening: 26 April 2014
 Coverage under Fiji Diplomatic
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Privileges and Immunities Act 1971
Host Country Agreement signed
20/6/14
Guiding Principle: “Less is more
and more for less”
Work Plan and Budget approved
18/6/14
Staff: 8
Finance:
 Fiji Government
 Pacific Partners: Timor Leste, Nauru
 Development Partners: UAE, Kuwait,
Qatar, China, Russia, Turkey
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Work Program
Outputs (a) Inclusive and stewardship leadership at all levels for transformative change in
support of green-blue Pacific economies
Activities
1. Annual multi-stakeholder forum where leaders of governments, private sector and civil society
participate as equals
2. Close collaboration with IUCN and partners to support the Green Growth Leadership Coalition
Output (b) The public sector, private sector and civil society in PIDF countries have access
to innovative practices and approaches that support green-blue economies
Activities:
1.Promote a Pacific Green Growth Framework.
2.Integrate Alternative Development Indicators into development planning models as promoted by
the MSG
3.Work with MSG and ESCAP to undertake valuation of natural assets and eco-system services to
advance the development of alternative development indicators
4.Develop knowledge management system with USP and other partners to collect and share
innovative approaches
5.Work with IUCN, USP and partners on Pacific Environment Climate Exchange
6.Work with partners to promote innovative approaches to developing sustainable sea transport in
the Pacific region
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Work Program
Output (c): Genuine, equitable and durable partnerships in place that support
green-blue economies
Activities:
1.Serve as the Pacific regional counterpart for the South-South groupings and other
regional and international arrangements that focus exclusively on the sustainable
development of Developing States and territories
2.Support the establishment of national bodies and counterparts to promote PIDF
approaches at the national level
3.Work with and through regional partners including CROP agencies to promote
green-blue economy approaches in the Pacific
4.Partner with IUCN, MSG, CROP, the private sector and others to support the
participation of members in the post 2015 development agenda
5.Initiate discussions with relevant CROP, UN and MFIs to discuss economic and
financial reforms necessary for green-blue economy
6.WWF partnership on Pacific Regional Business-Business and Pacific Regional Fishers
Forum
7.Formalise MOUs and MOAs with key partners on development cooperation
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Conclusion
 Historical endeavor:
 Establishing Pacific’s first and truly representative
and participatory platform on the Green Economy;
 Empowering the People of the Pacific as primary
stakeholders in their development to initiate the
process and make joint decisions about its
outcome;
 Giving value to voices never heard at this level of
decision making in the Pacific.
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Thank you
Questions
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