18th July, 2014
This Communique is from the inaugural Pacific Women Policy-Makers Dialogue. Pacific women parliamentarians and senior government officials met in Nuku’alofa, Tonga on 18 July 2014 to discuss strategies to enhance women’s leadership and decision-making opportunities at national and sub-national levels. They agreed on actions to support their efforts to influence decision-making processes in order to improve gender equality and better outcomes for women at national and regional levels. The Dialogue was attended by over 30 Pacific women political leaders and senior women in government from 13 Pacific countries. It was supported by the DFAT Pacific Women programme.