In the Spotlight
Most Pacific island countries appear to have avoided direct health impacts from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Yet, the pandemic highlights the need to strengthen their health and social protection systems.
The COVID-19?pandemic is highlighting the critical need to support health and social protection systems in the Pacific region, according to the latest issue of the ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±'s?Pacific Economic Monitor?launched today.
ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±?and cofinancing partners¡¯ investment to make Pacific towns and cities more livable through improved essential services is poised to reach $900 million by the end of 2022, according to a new report.
ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ±?President Masatsugu Asakawa and the Premier of Niue Dalton Tagelagi today discussed how ÓÐÓ¯²ÊÆ± can continue to support the country as it mitigates the impacts of the COVID-19?pandemic.