News Releases

21 March 2023
Pacific SOE commercialization can support decarbonization, climate change mitigation — ADB PSDI report

Commercialization is an important tool in the arsenal of Pacific state-owned utilities as they seek to decarbonize and mitigate climate change-related risks, according to a new ADB PSDI report.

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16 March 2023
Tonga's SOE framework among Pacific's best, but reforms should continue—ADB PSDI report

Tonga has one of the strongest SOE governance and monitoring frameworks in the Pacific, but its government should continue to seek out new commercialization opportunities, a new ADB PSDI report says.

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17 January 2023
Passage of PNG associations legislation to improve governance, transparency—PSDI

Papua New Guinea has passed the PSDI-supported Associations Incorporation Act 2023, helping the country's associations function in the best interests of their members.

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14 December 2022
Tonga to use PSDI-supported Crises Impacts Assessment to guide tourism recovery, resilience

PSDI has supported Tonga’s Ministry of Tourism to assess the impact of Tropical Cyclone Harold, the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai volcanic eruption and tsunami, and COVID-19 on the country’s tourism sector.

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5 December 2022
PSDI convenes Pacific competition law officials ahead of international cartel law workshop

PSDI has convened government officials from across the Pacific for a cartel law roundtable ahead of the International Competition Network’s 2022 Cartel Workshop in New Zealand.

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15 November 2022
Reform key to address Pacific women's disadvantage in accessing retirement fund benefits—PSDI report

Lower wages, uncertain employment, and caring responsibilities all impact on the retirement fund contributions Pacific women can make throughout their lives, a new PSDI report argues.

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