Description/achievement of initiative
Noumea Communique2nd Oceania 21 ConferenceNoumea, 2 July 20141. The 2nd Oceania 21 Conference (Oceania 21), organised by the New Caledonian Government, with the support of France, and was chaired in turn by the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Vanuatu, the Prime Minister of Tuvalu and the President of the Marshall Islands, currently Chairman of the Pacific Islands Forum.
Through an active membership and the future permanent institution. The annual conference will take a important place.
Arrangements for Capacity-Building and Technology Transfer
1. The commitment of the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and New Caledonia to form a common working group responsible for defining the group to explore possible avenues for collaboration between the parties in managing jointly their maritime zones.2. A joint regional development plan for a pilot holothurian (sea cucumber/beche de mer) breeding programme, based on cooperation between Tuvalu, Vanuatu, American Samoa, Samoa, Tonga, Kiribati, New Caledonia and such other Pacific countries as may be interested
Coordination mechanisms/governance structure
Through a future permenent institution (fondation or secretariat)
New Caledonia, France, Vanuatu, Tuvalu, Marshall Islands, Solomon Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Nauru, Niue, Palau,Tonga, Wallis and Futuna, Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Papua New Guinea and French Polynesia, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, SPREP, Prince Albert II of Monaco, the French Research for Development Institute (IRD) and Green Cross and Ocean Futures Society