15 May 2020 – People’s Republic of China and PSIDS meet to strengthen international efforts

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Foreign Affairs
Intervention Categories: International relations
Level of Jurisdiction: Supranational
Lead People/Agency: Ambassador Yogesh Karan

Overview: The meeting provided a platform for Fiji and PSIDS to put forward its proposition and synchronize the response in consideration of the challenges and needs of the Pacific Region
Full details here: http://www.foreignaffairs.gov.fj/component/content/article/43-press-releases-2020/1456-pr-psids-leverages-stronger-international-cooperation-to-contain-covid-19-pandemic#

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Type of Justification: Advice of EXTERNAL group of non-academics (e.g. business or community leaders)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Call by the United Nations Secretary-General to the international community to provide significant financial resources; provide urgent debt relief and increase development assistance to help small states to respond to the scale and urgency of the challenge.