Promoting action to build resilient and sustainable island communities

39th Pacific Island Forum

Title: 39th Pacific Island Forum
Date: 19-20 August, 2008
Location: Alofi, Niue
Pacific Island Forum Communique:
• Recalling the 2005 Mauritius Strategy, which acknowledged the vulnerability of Pacific SIDS to climate change, declared adaptation to be a critical response for Pacific governments, and emphasized the need to secure sustainable financing for concrete adaptation programs on the ground • Welcomed new financial commitments by Australia and New Zealand to support climate change adaptation
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