Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders Elects FSM President David Panuelo as Chair

Federated States of Micronesia President David W. Panuelo

Leaders also endorse Dr. Mary Therese Perez Hattori as interim director of the Conference’s Secretariat, the Pacific Islands Development Program HONOLULU (June 2, 2021) – The Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders (PICL), which has been holding a two-day virtual meeting, has unanimously selected Federated States of Micronesia President David W. Panuelo to serve as the body’s new chairperson.…

Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders Concludes First Day of Virtual Meeting

PICL 2021

US Secretary of State Blinken tells leaders America is committed to work together on pandemic recovery, climate crisis  HONOLULU (June 2, 2021) – The leaders of 11 nations and territories across the Pacific met virtually for four hours yesterday, the first day of a two-day online gathering of the Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders (PICL). The meeting aims to recommit a…

Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders to Meet Virtually June 1-2

PICL 2021

Message from US Secretary of State will be streamed online HONOLULU (June 1, 2021) – The leaders of nations and territories across the Pacific are gathering virtually on June 1 and 2 (Hawai‘i time) for a meeting of the Pacific Islands Conference of Leaders (PICL). It is the 11th time the summit has convened since…