Building Sustainability In The Pacific.

Mar 24, 2022 | Uncategorized

BUILDING SUSTAINABILITY IN THE PACIFIC.
Monday 11 April 2022, 3p.m. to 5p.m. Melbourne.

The Australia Pacific Islands Business Council in collaboration with the Australia Fiji Business Council and the Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council and sponsors ANZ Banking Group, Australian Trade Commission, Dentons and Newcrest are pleased to invite participation in this seminar on the critical issue of Building Sustainability in the Pacific. All are welcome to attend.

The Pacific Island Forum’s Roadmap for Sustainable Development guides regional responses for the achievement of the 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Development Goals.  The Roadmap builds on the strong leadership demonstrated by the Pacific in shaping the global agenda and reaffirms the need for national ownership backed by regional and international cooperation. The destination is a region of peace, harmony, security, social inclusion, and prosperity so that all Pacific people can lead free, healthy, and productive lives.

This seminar will include contributions to the Pacific sustainability discussion led by ANZ, as a large Australian business in the region, the Pacific Islands Forum, the Fijian Government which has been a strong global advocate for Pacific resilience, and the Australian Government which contributes through the Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific (AIFFP) to climate resilience infrastructure development and offers opportunities for Australian business involvement in assisting Pacific islands countries further their climate change resilience.

Booking your attendance to this Webinar is via this link Building Sustainability in the Pacific (apibc.org.au)  Registration is essential.

Contact the Australia Pacific Islands Business Council on email lillian@australiapacificbusiness.org.au or by telephone +61 7 3348 5142 if you have any questions.

REGISTER EARLY AND BE SURE OF YOUR PLACE AT THIS IMPORTANT EVENT.

Registration fees are (whether in person or online):
Members of APIBC, AFBC, APNGBC:  $25.
Non-members: $40.
Members of Pacific Chambers of Commerce:  FOC.

Click on this link Building Sustainability in the Pacific (apibc.org.au) to register online now.          

PROVISIONAL PROGRAM

1500 Welcome to guests and introductory remarks:
Mr Ian Clarke, President, Australia Pacific Islands Business Council.

The key climate issues in 2022
Mr Richard Yetsenga, ANZ Chief Economist.

ANZ Bank’s Pacific Sustainability Policy:
Mr Shayne Elliott, Chief Executive Officer, ANZ Banking Group.

Building Pacific Resilience:
The Hon Henry Puna, Secretary-General, Pacific Islands Forum.

A National Approach to Managing Climate Change:
HE Mr Luke Daunivalu, High Commissioner of Fiji to Australia.

Australian Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific:
Mr Robert Jauncey, Chief Investment Officer, Australia Infrastructure Financing Facility for the Pacific.

Business Supporting Sustainability in the Pacific:
Ms Shally Janif, Regional CEO, Pacific Hub Markets, Digicel.

Austrade Supporting Australian Business in the Pacific:
Ms Sheila Lunter, Pacific Trade Commissioner, Australia Trade Commissioner.

Summary Remarks:
Mr Ewen McDonald, Head of the Office of the Pacific, Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Closing Comments:
Mr Mark Baker, President, Australia Papua New Guinea Business Council.

1700 Networking drinks.

Click on this link Building Sustainability in the Pacific (apibc.org.au) to register online now.         

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