The Pacific Islands Forum Leaders in 2016 endorsed the Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP). The Framework is a global first where the Pacific seeks to reduce their exposure to climate and disaster risk, support low carbon development and improve disaster response and reconstruction. The FRDP provides high level voluntary strategic guidance to different stakeholder groups on how to enhance resilience to climate change and disasters in ways that are embedded in sustainable development. To accelerate and catalyse action for resilience building, the Pacific Resilience Partnership described in the FRDP was endorsed by Pacific Island Forum Leaders in September 2017. The PRP is a network of stakeholders that drive resilience action at national, sub-national, regional and international levels. The Rationale is to create an enabling environment for building resilience through multiple actors including government, civil society, the private sector, development sectors (E.G. agriculture, water), local level government, science and technology sectors, academia, traditional leaders and community groups coming together under a single umbrella mechanism to take forward the FRDP as the "Pacific movement for resilience building".