Administrator Samantha Power Meeting with Hon. Nanaia Mahuta, New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs

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For Immediate Release

Monday, November 22, 2021

The below is attributable to Spokesperson Rebecca Chalif:‎

Today, Administrator Samantha Power met with New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs Nanaia Mahuta. The Administrator thanked Hon. Mahuta for New Zealand’s role as a valuable development partner and reaffirmed a mutual commitment to cooperate on development progress across the Pacific Islands. The two discussed ongoing collaboration to respond to COVID-19 and climate change threats throughout the Pacific Islands, as well as broader engagement in infrastructure development that is focused on climate resilience. They also spoke about empowering women and girls in the Pacific, supporting the region’s renewable energy transformation and continuing to protect its coastal fisheries and work to foster good governance.

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