THIRTY - EIGHTH MEETING OF THE COMMITTEE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF GOVERNMENTS & ADMINISTRATIONS (Noumea, New Caledonia, 13th - 16th October, 2008)
Land is and integral part of the lives of the Pacific Island people and is the main source of livelihood for most. It is an essential part of people's cultural identity,binding communities together, and is an important element in social and political relationships.
Paper Prepared by: The Secretariat of the Pacific Community
Date: October 2008