Further to Circular 20/22 dated 20 March 2020, this serves to provide a brief update from the Secretariat on our medium-term plans working under these uncertain times of COVID-19. As many of you are aware there are strict health and travel advisories in place including border closures due to COVID-19, which restrict movement of SPREP staff within ans across the Pacific region. The State of Emergency in Samoa, the host Government of SPREP remains in effect until 2 May 2020.