Invited by the French-Australian Chamber of Commerce (FACCI) in Queensland following his mission in March 2020, the Minister for energy transition and renewable energy, Christopher Gygès, took part in a conference dedicated to New Caledonia and entitled: "Revitalising the nickel industry through sustainable production", on May 16 in Brisbane.
Mickaël Forrest, minister for foreign Relations in collaboration with the President, held a press conference on Tuesday May 31. He outlined the outcomes of the regional seminar for the Pacific, organized by the UN Special Committee on Decolonization, which he attended from May 11 to 13.
A cultural and educational area dedicated to New Caledonia was inaugurated at the Alliance Française in Adelaide by the Official Representative of New Caledonia in Australia on May 13. Yves Lafoy represented the Minister for La Francophonie, Yoann Lecourieux.
At the request of Adolphe Digoué , the Minister for Trade, the members of the Export Support Council, a body tasked with facilitating dialogue and consultation between economic actors and New Caledonian institutions on issues relating to trade, met on Monday 2 May at Government Headquarters. The council had not met since January 2018.
The Alliance française in Christchurch inaugurated the largest New Caledonia Area" in New Zealand, on Friday 25 March. This showcase should participate in the promotion of New Caledonia, notably through its languages and cultures.
Private or public project leaders in the fields of environment and climate can apply for European funding under the LIFE program. Workshops are organized at the end of April by the Enviropea association to help prepare applications.