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The objective of the Pacific Islands Climate Collaborative is to promote collaboration between the US, Japan and partners in Pacific Island Countries by coordinating, planning and executing clean energy and climate adaptation/resilience projects. Target Pacific Island Countries include Fiji, Tonga, Palau, Federated States of Micronesia.
The 2022 Pacific Islands Climate Collaborative Forum will be held virtually through Zoom and aims to engage relevant stakeholders in meaningful, action-oriented conversations that will result in networking and collaboration toward the development of joint clean energy and climate adaptation/resilience projects in the Pacific Island Countries.
This Forum will span over two days, March 22 and 23 at 1-3 PM Hawaii Time. A high-level agenda is below.
March 22, 2022 at 1-3 PM Hawaii Time
Session 1: Pacific Island Nations Clean Energy and Climate Adaptation/Resilience Needs and Opportunities
Goal: To understand South Pacific Island Nations’ needs and issues concerning the development of clean energy and climate resilience. Also, to begin discussions on related solutions, specifically, how could US and Japanese entities help the South Pacific Island nations deploy clean energy and climate resilience projects?
Session 2: Available U.S. and Japanese and Other Support Measures and Opportunities for International Collaboration
Goal: To provide participants an opportunity to learn about currently available funding sources and other support measures for companies/entities that are able to perform projects in the Pacific Island Countries.
March 23, 2022 at 1-3 PM Hawaii Time
Session 3: Climate Solutions EXPO - An international panel of industry/academia representatives with readily deployable clean energy & climate adaptation/resilience.