The private sector: a vital partner for the development of the ACP countries of Pacific

With the fourth ACP-EU Information, Knowledge Sharing and Networking event for Pacific region, the ACP Secretariat, in close collaboration with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS), ended a year rich in meetings that took place across all six ACP regions in 2019. From December 16 to 18, stakeholders from the private sector from all Pacific ACP countries met in Fiji around the initiative “The Blue Pacific”, or themes such as: financing climate change in the context of small island countries; e-commerce and the digital economy; transformative triggers in the promotion of emerging sectors; and access to finance and innovative finance models tailored to the needs of the private sector.

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Credits: K Thorpe