12 Sep 2017

Commonwealth wants Pacific to collaborate and innovate

From , 5:03 am on 12 September 2017

Collaboration and innovation are the key for safeguarding the Pacific's future according to the Commonwealth Secretary General.

Patricia Scotland attended last week's Pacific Islands Forum calling for improvements in areas including politics, data, "good governance," partnerships and sustainable finance.

Ms Scotland told Koro Vaka'uta countries need to share information better if they are to stave off threats like climate change and illegal fishing.

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Photo: AFP