Pacific Nature Conference Concludes, Countries Endorse Vemööre Declaration

The 10th Pacific Island Conference on Nature Conservation and Protected Areas, the biggest virtual event in the Pacific region in 2020 officially closed last Friday. The three-day conference ended on a high note with 13 Pacific island countries and territories, partner countries, and the Heads of Organisations of 12 members of the Pacific Islands Round Table for Nature Conservation endorsing the Vemööre Declaration, which sets out out commitments to nature conservation actions in the Pacific for the period 2020-2025.