Inaugural U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit set for September 28 to 29
Hagåtña, Guam – Governor Lou Leon Guerrero has accepted an invitation to join the U.S. delegation at the first ever U.S.-Pacific Island Country Summit to be hosted by President Joe Biden in Washington, D.C. from September 28 to 29, 2022.
“Our island has historically served as the grounds for geopolitical action and as a critical driver of regional diplomacy, so we look forward to leveraging these enduring ties to secure substantive and long-term benefits for Guam and the Pacific community,” said Acting Governor Josh Tenorio. “Our Administration has welcomed President Biden’s initiatives for more effective and efficient cooperation in support of Pacific Island priorities. As the leader of progressive advancement in the Western Pacific, Guam stands ready to further build climate change resiliency, enhance natural resource management and renewable energy growth, support the Compacts of Free Association, and foster sustainable economic development.”