No.0023

2015/01/22

Achieving sustainable development is the responsibility of all actors in the community

The Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) was launched in 2013 as a new platform for promoting regional cooperation among Pacific Island nations. We have interviewed the Secretary General, Dr. Feleti Teo, who became the first PIDF official to visit Japan. Being from Tuvalu, a country whose existence itself is threatened by global warming, Dr. Teo talks about how the PIDF is different from the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), the necessity of the 'whole of community' approach to sustainable development, and what is needed in achieving sustainable development.
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