Spineless Pacific ACP Leaders committed to Neoliberal EPA with EU

Pacific ACP Leaders from the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu, including the Vice President of the Federated States of Micronesia, met in Alofi, Niue, on 19 August 2008 before the 39th Pacific Forum Leaders meeting. Timor Leste was represented by its Ambassador to Australia.

The Premier of Niue, Hon. Toke Talagi chaired the meeting and will be chair of the PACP Group for the next year.

In their deliberations, PACP Leaders had before them the outcomes of the recent PACP Trade Ministers Meeting (PACPTMM) as well as the Forum Trade Ministers Meeting (FTMM) which contained a series of decisions taken and recommendations made on a range of trade and related issues of importance to the region.

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