FBC News: Pacific Island University Research Network to identify needs of Pacific communities

[Source: FBC News]

The Pacific Island University Research Network (PIURN) Board Members will gather for the first time in two years, with a meeting hosted by the University of the South Pacific today.

The partnership consortium, comprised of 14 Pacific Island countries, aims to identify the needs of Pacific Island communities.

To mark the occasion, French Ambassador Francois-Xavier Leger hosted a cocktail party to welcome the board members. Co-chaired by USP Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia and New Caledonia, the Network aims to empower Pacific Island communities to understand the impacts of their actions without relying on external sources…

The full story can be found at FBC News, along with other stories from Fiji and around the Pacific.