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Former Tokelau premier appointed to Global Oceans Commission

Former Tokelau premier appointed to Global Oceans Commission

Updated 28 February 2013, 9:52 AEST

A Tokelau MP will join the newly formed Global Ocean Commission as a commissioner alongside British MP David Miliband, Jose Maria Figueres, who is an ex-President of Costa Rica, and Trevor Manuel, a former finance minister of South Africa.

The Commission is a new initiative that has been created to tackle the serious challenges and threats facing the high seas.

It was launched in London earlier this month.

Presenter:Campbell Cooney

Speaker:Foua Toloa, Tokelau MP & newly named commissioner, Global Ocean Commission

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Campbell Cooney

Campbell Cooney

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Campbell joined the ABC in 1997 and has been reporting as Radio Australia’s Pacific Correspondent since 2006.

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