Regional Archive November 2020

In our time of need it seems likely Australia will once again step up should a vaccine be developed and approved by relevant health authorities.

Australian Prime Minister Remembers Pacific Island Family

There is some ray of hope in the fight against Covid-19, speaking to 60 Minutes reporter, Tom Steinfort, Australia’s Prime Minister Scott Morrison says there is great news when it comes to vaccines for Covid-19.
From Fiji, special flights or shipping lines will be organized for Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tuvalu and Tonga, to ensure they reach their destination.

DHL Sends Healthcare Supplies for WHO to the Pacific Islands

The far flung islands in the Pacific have not been spared the brunt of COVID-19.
"The implications of high remittance costs and de-banking are significant to the future economic wellbeing of the South Pacific Region - and globally.”

South Pacific Central Bank Governors' Committed to Cost Effective Remittances

At the South Pacific Central Bank Governors Forum on 17-18 November 2020, the South Pacific Governors agreed that access to cost effective remittances remains a high priority focus for the region.