Fiji has restricted entry to all travellers from the United States and Europe, including the United Kingdom, because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has announced that, beginning Friday, 20 March, they will face the same restrictions as visitors from other coronavirus hot-spots and must self-isolate in another country for 14-days.
Further, anyone entering Fiji from any overseas destination will be required to self-isolate for 14 days.
Emissions from fishing are a 'grey' area in shipping decarbonisation. Is it an important area for the Pacific to be asking clarity on UN family.
In recent weeks my colleagues have been discussing with you the international decarbonising shipping debate and what might mean for the future of the shipping in the Pacific.
The negotiations at International Maritime Organisation (IMO) are slow and hard fought and largely about the large sclae emitters - the containerships, bulkers and tankers which collectively provide the majority of global ship emissions.
Pacific countries are continuing to take active measures to counter the entry and spread of Covid-19 coronavirus, amid the global pandemic.
Three people have been confirmed to have Covid-19 in Guam. It is the second territory in the Pacific to confirm cases of the virus, after French Polynesia declared three cases last week.
Notification to Parties and Observer Organizations by UNFCCC Executive Secretary Patricia Espinosa
Further to my message to Parties, Observer States and Observer Organizations dated 6 March 2020, I would like to inform you that as of today 16 March until 12 April 2020, staff of the secretariat will work remotely. This decision is in response to the difficult situation derived from the COVID-19 pandemic and intends to contribute to the efforts to contain the spread of the virus.