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AUDIO: New Majuro climate declaration in focus on 95bFM radio


Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Majuro Declaration as a bold new Pacific initiative on climate change was featured on the 95bFM radio programme The Wire today.

The declaration from the Pacific Islands Forum last week called on climate leadership "to be a game changer in the global fight against climate change".

Pacific Media Watch editor Daniel Drageset said on the programme that the declaration was intended to have a "symbolic" effect in inspiring other countries to take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. 

In the interview with The Wire's Maddie Farman, Drageset also discussed Fiji's comeback to the Pacific Islands Forum. 

At the Forum last week, leaders decided to revisit Fiji's suspension from the Forum after "free and fair elections" have been held.

Elections in Fiji are expected to be held no later than September 2014. 

Listen to the full interview here

Listen to earlier interviews:

Preview of the Pacific Islands Forum

West Papua Freedom Flotilla

Media council row in Samoa part 1

Media council row in Samoa part 2 with interview with Samoa Observer editor

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Daniel Drageset

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Daniel Drageset is a Norwegian radio journalist who graduated with a Master in Communication Studies degree at AUT University.

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