Strengthening cooperation between New Caledonia and Australia in the field of education, training and school exchanges is the objective of the videoconference held on December 3, at the initiative of the delegation for New Caledonia in Australia.
Mission accomplished for the 10th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas with the adoption on November 26 of the Vemööre Declaration, a first in the history of this event. This text is accompanied by commitments and recommendations to international leaders.
Dedicated in particular to the implementation of New Caledonia's regional policy, the Regional Cooperation and External Relations Department is placed under the authority of the President of the Government, Thierry Santa, who wishes to strengthen New Caledonia's integration in the Pacific.
Initiated in November 2019, the draft amendment to the Special Agreement linking France, New Caledonia and Wallis and Futuna is about to become a reality. The Congress has authorized the President of the Government to negotiate and sign this rider, which should breathe new life into the cooperation between the two collectivities.
Launched in schools last February, the drawing competition organized to celebrate 50 years of "La Francophonie" has progressed to a new stage. The jury composed of representatives from the Government and the Postal and Telecommunication Service (OPT-NC) has selected the winning entries which will be reproduced on a stamp, an envelope and a postcard.
The economic diplomacy mission to Australia led by Christopher Gygès , Minister for the Economy and Trade opens perspectives for a closer and more pragmatic cooperation . The goal is to sign trade agreements with Australian States, starting with Queensland.
Minister Yoann Lecourieux represented the President of the Government of New Caledonia at the Executive Committee Meeting of the Pacific Fund held in Papeete on 25 February. About 78 million francs were allocated to New Caledonian projects.
As part of British Consultant and International Business Lawyer's Alastair Sutton's visit , the Government organised a discussion evening on 30 January 2020. The discussions focused on economic integration possibilities available to New Caledonia in the region. Business leaders, students, consulat representatives, members of employers organizations and professionals at large...
A Ni-Vanuatu delegation, led by Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, visited Government Headquarters on 8 January 2020. The Trade Agreements between the two islands, and more specifically the one signed oin April 2019, were at the heart of the discussions.
A delegation led by Vice President, Gilbert Tyuienon, and Ministers Yoann Lecourieux and Vaimu’a Muliava, made an official visit to French Polynesia from 10-13 December to lay the groundwork for a Framework Agreement which will define areas of cooperation between the two territories.
The President of the Government, Thierry Santa, met the Ambassador of the European Union to the Pacific, Sujiro Seam, on 4 December, as part of his first official visit to New Caledonia. The high-level meeting satisfied both participants.