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Trade Delegation from Taiwan Brings Business Opportunities to Solomon Islands

25th September, 2017

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is sending a trade delegation, comprised of representatives from seven Taiwanese companies, to Solomon Islands to host a trade show from Saturday 7 October to Wednesday 11 October 2017 at the Alvaro de Mendana Ballroom of Kitano Mendana Hotel. The opening hours of the trade show are from...

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SICCI at World Chambers Congress in Sydney

SICCI at World Chambers Congress in Sydney

20th September, 2017

The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) is among international private sector representatives at the 10thWorld Chambers Congress 2017 currently underway in Sydney this week. SICCI Chair Jay Bartlett and CEO Dennis Meone joined global business leaders on invitation by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) rubbing shoulders with over 1,000 delegates from...

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Fiji creates history, first Pacific country to host ADB annual meeting

05th May, 2017

By Makereta Komai, PACNEWS Editor in Yokohama, Japan  YOKOHAMA,05 MAY 2017 (PACNEWS) — Fiji will become the first Pacific developing member country (DMC) of the Asian Development Bank to host its 52nd annual meeting in 2019.  While the final decision will be finalised by ADB Governors on Saturday, the President of the multilateral lending agency,...

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Business-as-usual not an option with future global food security in jeopardy, cautions UN agency

23rd February, 2017

ROME, 23 FEBRUARY 2017 (UN NEWS CENTRE) —Warning that diminishing natural resources and a changing climate have put humankind’s future ability to feed itself “in jeopardy,” the United Nations underlined today that while the planet still has the potential to produce enough food, “major transformations” are needed to make production sustainable and to ensure that...

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Business sector essential partner in achieving sustainable development, UN forum concludes

10th February, 2017

DHAKA, 10 FEBRUARY 2017 (UNESCAP) — Achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development counts on the Asia-Pacific region developing new forms of partnerships with businesses that go beyond the delivery of traditional government-to-government official development assistance and technical support, according to the head of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the...

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Businesses to play greater role in New Development Era in Asia-Pacific, says UNDP at Responsible Business Forum

Businesses to play greater role in New Development Era in Asia-Pacific, says UNDP at Responsible Business Forum

10th March, 2016

At the fifth Responsible Business Forum, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) today called on business leaders to take a greater role in the new development era in order to support the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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