Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

Introduction for SD

i. Environment & Climate Change (ECC)


Consideration for conservation and management of the environment (natural & cultural heritage) and addressing climate change through mitigation and adaptation measures is crucial for Sustainable Development in Melanesia and to support the global efforts for a healthy planet.


***{Insert Framework for Action on Environment, Climate Change & Sustainable Development 2025 document, pdf file}
***{Insert MSG Declaration on ECC March 2012}


ii. Natural Resource Management (NRM)
Melanesia is richly endowed with a huge bounty of natural resources on land and the sea & oceans and it is critical that members continue to collaborate and innovate to use the resources wisely for socio-economic development in an environmentally friendly way to ensure natural regeneration processes continue to support immediate and future needs of the people of Melanesia and the world.
***{Insert Framework for Action on Environment, Climate Change & Sustainable Development 2025 document, pdf file}
***{Insert MSG Forestry Study Report}
***{Insert MSG Road Map for Inshore Fisheries & Sustainable Development 2015 – 2024}


iii. Culture & Arts


Culture and Arts is a foundation of peaceful, caring and loving Melanesian people and communities and is a crucial pillar of community structures and sustainable livelihoods in Melanesia.
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iv. Sports


Sports is considered highly important for Melanesian integration, promoting healthy lifestyles, building relationships and trust especially amongst the Youth of Melanesia.


v. Women & Youth


Supporting the integral development of Women & Youth is vital for strong and peaceful communities in Melanesia with equal opportunities for all and to support our future generations.