Adolphe Digoué, Minister for the Economy, took part in the meeting of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) trade ministers on Friday 6 October via videoconference. This was an opportunity for the region's leaders to discuss the region's strategy in terms of trade, investment and private sector development.
The President of the Government, Louis Mapou, took part in the first South Korea-Pacific Islands Forum Summit in Seoul in May, alongside a New Caledonian delegation. At the heart of the discussions were ways of strengthening regional cooperation between the 18 Pacific States and Territories and Korea.
On Tuesday, November 22, New Caledonia hosted the 19th European Union-Overseas Countries and Territories (EU-OCT) Forum. An opportunity for members of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA), representatives of France, Denmark, the Netherlands and the European Commission, to discuss opportunities, challenges and the cooperation that binds them.
New Caledonia, which assumes the presidency of the Overseas Countries and Territories Association (OCTA) since December 8, 2020, will host the 19th European Union - Overseas Countries and Territories Forum in Noumea on November 22. President Louis Mapou outlined the key moments of the event on Monday, November 14, at a press conference.
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.