Pacific Islands Forum Women Leaders Meeting
Date: 09 June 2022
Pacific Islands Forum Leaders, at the 2021 Special Leaders Retreat, endorsed an annual standing Pacific Islands Forum Women Leaders Meeting (PIFWLM) to be held ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting to ensure an enduring focus on the critical role gender has on issues in the Pacific. The inaugural virtual meeting will be chaired by Fiji’s Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Honorable Rosy Sofia Akbar.
The meeting of Forum Women Leaders is the first of its kind and aims to keep the gender agenda front of mind at the highest levels of political leadership—the Forum Leaders meeting. This group will now meet annually to promote and progress gender issues within our region.