FEATURE STORY August 20, 2019

Future Pasifika: Big Issues. Bold Ideas. Fresh Perspectives

The information and communications technology (ICT) revolution in the Pacific Islands is delivering improved connectivity at an unprecedented rate – changing the ways Pacific Islanders communicate, do business, learn and socialize.

World Bank Group


Welcome to Future Pasifika – a new platform for the big issues that will shape the future of the Pacific Islands and Papua New Guinea.

This new series brings together some of the most passionate voices in the Pacific community – thought leaders, activists, businesspeople and youth leaders – to tackle critical topics that will shape the future of the Pacific, with a focus on solutions.

Co-hosted by the University of the South Pacific (USP), the World Bank and its sister organization, the International Finance Corporation, Future Pasifika is filmed in front of a live audience at the USP Laucala Bay Campus in Suva, Fiji, and livestreamed globally on Facebook and  World Bank Live.

Sign up to our Pacific Possible newsletter to hear about future episodes, and keep up with the conversation using the hashtag #FuturePasifika on Facebook and Twitter.


"Technology is a terrible master, but a wonderful servant. As much as we want to promote this digital revolution in the Pacific, it’s important we don’t lose our Pacific Way as it’s what differentiates us from the rest of the world"
Crystal Kewe
Co-founder and CEO of Crysan Technology

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