A New Caledonian delegation, led by the President of the Government Louis Mapou, made an official visit to Vanuatu from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 July. This trip was an opportunity to discuss all the major regional issues and to sign two declarations of intent.
The 51e Pacific Islands Forum, held from July 11 to 15 in Suva, Fiji, allowed the leaders of the 17 member countries to take stock of the region's major political orientations. At the same time, the President of the Government Louis Mapou, head of the New Caledonian delegation, held a number of bilateral political and economic meetings with very concrete results.
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.