Video On Demand

Pacific Day 2014

June 18 – 19, 2014

Pacific Day Seminar Program

3.45pm: Guests arrive

4.00pm: MC Introduction

Murray Hiebert
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

4.05pm: Forum Chairs’ Remarks on Pacific Islands Regionalism

Foreign Minister Tony DeBrum
Republic of the Marshall Islands

President Tommy Remengesau
Republic of Palau

4.30pm: Q&A with President Remengesau and Foreign Minister DeBrum

Moderated by
Murray Hiebert

4.45pm: Remarks by Foreign Minister Lorin Robert, Federated States of Micronesia

4.55pm: Refreshments break

5.00pm: Panel discussion “Partnerships” in the International Year of SIDS

Moderated by
Murray Hiebert

Shane Jones
New Zealand Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development

James Movick
Director General, Forum Fisheries Agency

Charles Feinstein
Sector Manager for Water & Energy – East Asia and Pacific, World Bank

Gyan Acharya
Under-Secretary General & High Representative for Small Island Developing States, United Nations

Sylvia Reed Curran
Special Advisor for Indigenous Affairs, Western Hemisphere Bureau, U.S. State Department

5.55pm: Concluding Remarks Patrizia Tumbarello, International Monetary Fund

6.05pm: Special Remarks John Kerry, Secretary of State

6.15pm: Seminar Closing Performance by Hautawhiti

6:15pm – 9:00pm: Reception

Follow the event on twitter @PacPartnersDC#PacificDay #CSISLive

Murray Hiebert
Senior Associate (Non-resident), Southeast Asia Program