Posts Tagged ‘Mark Brown Cook Islands Prime Minister’

Cook Island’s PM sees Biden’s charm offensive as an opportunity

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

United States President Joe Biden has met Pacific island leaders for a second White House summit in just over a year, part of a charm offensive aimed at curbing inroads by China into a region Washington considers strategically crucial. Before welcoming the island leaders, gathered under the umbrella of the 18-nation Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Read more

Pacific Islands Forum chair slams global leaders for failing climate promises

Monday, May 22nd, 2023
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The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, Mark Brown (pictured), expressed his disappointment with global leaders for failing to fulfil their climate promises. Brown commented during his address at the 79th session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) in Bangkok. “The Blue Pacific has been grappling with Read more