Questions on regional architecture block progress at Pacific foreign ministers meeting

The meeting that was supposed to discuss ways to improve disaster response in the region was instead undermined by Fiji’s insistence to exclude Australia and New Zealand from the Pacific bloc — mainly in response to the donor governments’ stance on climate change.

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  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a freelance data journalist based in Canberra, Australia. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane and online through Lisa has recently been awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.