Media Advisory: Signature of the 11th European Development Fund (EDF) Pacific Regional Indicative Programme



The European Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Mr Neven Mimica, and the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor, will sign the 11th EDF Pacific Regional Indicative Programme (RIP) on 16 June 2015 in Suva, Fiji.

News media are invited to send a reporter and photographer to cover the signature of the 11th EDF Pacific RIP and the press conference.

Details as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Venue: Ryoichi Jinnai Conference Centre, Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Ratu Sukuna Road, Suva, FIJI
Time: 1.15pm -1.30pm –Registration for Media personnel 
          1.30pm-1.45pm – Press Briefing
          1.45pm- 3.00pm - Signature of the 11th EDF RIP and Remarks by Commissioner Mimica and Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor
          3.00 pm : Press Conference with Commissioner Mimica and PIFS SG, Dame Meg Taylor

Please provide the name(s) of your journalist(s) attending the press conference to the Secretariat’s media team via or contact Mereseini Tuivuniwai on +679 999 8677 by 3pm, 15 June. Press passes will be made available to journalists at the Secretariat guardhouse. Journalists are requested to bring with them photo identification.

For media enquiries and/or to arrange an interview please contact:
• Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific Suva, Fiji, Tel: +679 3313 633 Email:
• Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat: Tel: +679 3312 600 Email:


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