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PNG announces regional scholarships

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 12:45 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Port Moresby, 12th October 2010 – The Government of Papua New Guinea has announced 20 full scholarships for each year, for the next five years, for youths and students in the Pacific region to study at institutions in the country. More >>

Pacific face global criminal activity

Thursday, 16 September 2010, 1:31 pm | Pacific Island Forum

In the keynote address at a Maritime Security meeting organised by the Asia-Pacific Centre for Strategic Studies in Honolulu, Hawaii on 13th September, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Tuiloma Neroni Slade said the Pacific Ocean, ... More >>

Climate change issues dominate Meet

Wednesday, 4 August 2010, 3:44 pm | Pacific Island Forum

It was attended by Leaders from the Cook Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, the Republic of the Marshall Islands and the Republic of Palau. A special envoy of the Prime Minister of Tuvalu also attended the meeting. The Ulu o Tokelau attended as an observer. More >>

Stocktake on achievements of Forum after 40 years

Thursday, 15 July 2010, 4:07 pm | Pacific Island Forum

As the Pacific Islands Forum prepares to celebrate its 40th anniversary next year, a stock take of its achievements will be undertaken to reflect on its current and future directions. More >>

Pacific Plan successes and challenges

Wednesday, 14 July 2010, 12:51 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Five years after it was endorsed by Pacific Islands Forum Leaders, the Pacific Plan has recorded some successes but there remains challenges. More >>

Taiwan Regional Development Assistance

Friday, 9 July 2010, 4:59 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Taiwan/Republic of China today handed over a total of US$450,000.00 for the implementation of regional projects under the Regional Development Assistance for 2009/2010. More >>

Training for better control of fishing

Friday, 2 July 2010, 11:58 am | Pacific Island Forum

Nine fisheries and compliance officers from Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Palau, Samoa, this week completed a course on monitoring, control and surveillance of illegal fishing today, following a long tradition of ... More >>

Forum MCG on Fiji concludes meeting in NZ

Monday, 31 May 2010, 5:04 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum’s Ministerial Contact Group (MCG) on Fiji met in Auckland, New Zealand today, 31 May 2010, to continue Forum efforts to engage with Fiji authorities on addressing the situation in Fiji. More >>

Pacific Women in Parliament

Wednesday, 12 May 2010, 4:17 pm | Pacific Island Forum

This was the feedback from participants at a national consultation on “Promoting Women in Decision Making” which opened in Funafuti, Tuvalu today. The consultation is being organized by the Department of Women in Tuvalu, with support from the Pacific ... More >>

Observer mission to Bougainville central elections

Friday, 7 May 2010, 12:56 pm | Pacific Island Forum

An election observation team from the Pacific Islands Forum will travel to Bougainville for the upcoming General Election from 7-24 May 2010. This is the second time the Forum will observe the Bougainville election having sent a team to observe the first ... More >>

FFA Regional Headquarters

Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 4:12 pm | Pacific Island Forum

4 MAY 2010: This year’s Operation Rai Balang, a surveillance operation involving Federated States of Micronesia, Palau and the US, coordinated by the FFA Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre, ended yesterday with success in the region’s activities ... More >>

Greater global access for Pacific island business

Tuesday, 4 May 2010, 12:03 am | Pacific Island Forum

Forum Trade Ministers have launched a major initiative to boost the ability of businesses in Forum islands countries to compete in global markets. More >>

Training for Fish Inspectors Starts Today in Fiji

Monday, 3 May 2010, 11:56 pm | Pacific Island Forum

A workshop, run by the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency (FFA) to train personnel as fish export officers and inspectors to certify products as meeting EU and US export standards opened today in Pacific Harbour, Fiji. More >>

Remarks by Hon. Alik L. Alik at opening of FTMM

Sunday, 2 May 2010, 10:39 am | Pacific Island Forum

As small Pacific Island Nations, we are constantly faced with global challenges such as the impacts of climate change, food security, high energy cost and high level of unemployment, to name a few. More >>

Kiribati Reflects On Donor Coordination

Saturday, 1 May 2010, 11:14 am | Pacific Island Forum

We must identify priorities and marry our resources. This was a key message heard by the Cairns Compact Peer Review team while holding consultations in Kiribati this week. More >>

FTMM in FSM critical to Pacific economies

Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:30 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The meeting of Forum Trade Ministers’ underway in Pohnpei, in the Federated States of Micronesia is of critical importance to the economies of the Pacific region. More >>

Remarks By SG Tuiloma Neroni Slade At FTMM In FSM

Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:28 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The Pacific region is currently undergoing an important transition as it recovers from the global economic crisis and moves towards increased involvement in global trade. Trade is a crucial component of regional economic integration. More >>

Pacific Leaders Urged To Address Challanges

Friday, 30 April 2010, 2:19 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Pacific Leaders and policy makers have been urged to come up with real solutions that will address challenges currently facing the small nations within the region. More >>

Trade Integration Important For Pacific Region

Thursday, 29 April 2010, 6:09 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Members of the Pacific Islands Forum have long recognized the importance of deepening regional trade integration to the livelihood of people in the Pacific region. More >>

Kiribati: Cairns Compact Peer Review Welcomed

Wednesday, 28 April 2010, 6:21 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Government representatives and development partners in Kiribati have expressed appreciation for the Cairns Compact Peer Review currently underway in the country’s capital, Tarawa. More >>



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