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Samoa’s PM Fiamē Confirmed As Keynote At Aid Conference – Tuesday

Press Release – Council for International Development

Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiam Naomi Mataafa will give a keynote address at the Council for International Developments (CID) annual conference on Tuesday morning, October 26. The conference will be online She is joined by the Prime Minister …

Prime Minister of Samoa, Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa will give a keynote address at the Council for International Development’s (CID) annual conference on Tuesday morning, October 26. The conference will be online

She is joined by the Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, Mark Brown and former Prime Minister Helen Clark who are also keynote speakers.

CID is the umbrella organisation for New Zealand’s aid agencies and their partners, with over 65 members.

The theme of this year’s conference is ‘New Ways to Work: Stronger Relationships and Resilience’. It will shine a light on how New Zealand’s aid sector has changed since Covid, with aid programmes and humanitarian responses more locally led.

  • What: Council for International Development Annual Conference
  • When: Tuesday October 27 9am-5pm
  • Where: Online via Delegate Connect conference platform

Keynote addresses:

  • Samoan Prime Minister, Fiamē Naomi Mata’afa
  • Cook Islands’ Prime Minister, Mark Brown
  • Former New Zealand Prime Minister and UNDP Administrator, Helen Clark in a fireside chat with Stuff journalist Lucy Craymer
  • UK professor and author from the London School of Economics and Oxfam GB, Duncan Green in conversation with Jennifer Kalpokas Doen, co-founder of Balance of Power in Vanuatu

Panel discussions:

  • Reimagining Pacific Diaspora and Pacific Regional Organisation’s Roles in Development post Covid
  • Coup and Covid: Responding to crisis in Myanmar

For a full programme go here.

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