The Secretary-General introduced the compact at a meeting on the prevention of sexual exploitation and abuse held last week in the margins of the UN General Assembly’s annual high-level period.
Based on analysis of delegate lists, meeting submissions and outcomes, it finds business interests exert an uncommon degree of influence over decisions.
Now researchers are calling for the challenges faced by the island nations to be facilitated through a regional cancer control partnership.
In the past decade southern albacore numbers have dropped significantly, making profitability very difficult, especially for Pacific-owned boats.
Rising demand for minerals and metals, including for use in new technology, has sparked renewed interest in seabed mining.
The visit is part of the regional organisation’s advocacy role on behalf of its 17 Pacific Island member countries, inclusive of island states in the North Pacific.
It is expected that well-managed and sustainable fisheries and aquaculture will result in increased economic and food security.
Victoria climate scientist Professor James Renwick said this reframed mindset is a matter of urgency as research showed global carbon emissions need to be reduced as soon as possible.
The program continues to deliver significant advantages, not just for Australian farmers, but for the workers, households, and communities of participating Pacific Island countries.
The ICIJ insists the Appleby papers were made available via a leak from an insider, which the company denies.