APIBC & Cook Islands Chamber sign MOU

APIBC & Cook Islands Chamber sign MOU

On 1 October (Australia, and 30 September in Cook Islands) the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce, recognising the common goal of both parties to support and promote inclusive...
COCONUT WIRELESS – Mr Thomas Jacobs, IFC

COCONUT WIRELESS – Mr Thomas Jacobs, IFC

In the first edition of APIBC’s Coconut Wireless, Tom Jacobs, Country Manager,  International Finance Corporation, usually based in Sydney, talks about IFC supporting business in the Pacific. Tom is interviewed by APIBC Vice-president, Dr Jason Thomas. Here is...
Profiling Women On Boards In The Pacific

Profiling Women On Boards In The Pacific

Our member, Pacific Legal Network, recently interviewed two women on boards in the Pacific. Linked here are their stories. Profiling Women on Boards in the Pacific: Liz Pechan (pln.com.au) Profiling Women on Boards in the Pacific: Taulapapa Brenda Heather-Latu...
Pacific nations recovery needs regional solutions

Pacific nations recovery needs regional solutions

ANZ Banking Group writes here that a step up in engagement by the Australian and New Zealand governments, combined with regional and international economic support over the past year, has cushioned the initial blow of the COVID-19 pandemic. Moving forward, labour...