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Pacific businesses finalists in global sustainable seafood

Saturday, 14 October 2017, 12:08 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific businesses finalists in global sustainable seafood content The “Blue Pacific” region is making waves through a global seafood competition which promotes sustainable development in the fisheries sector. More >>

Discussions Underline Regional Unity and Inclusive Progress

Thursday, 24 August 2017, 5:12 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Pohnpei, Federated States of the Micronesia (August 23, 2017) – The Pacific Islands Forum Chair, the President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), His Excellency Peter Christian received a final briefing from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretary ... More >>

Observer Statement by Meg Taylor to the Pacific Community

Wednesday, 26 July 2017, 4:42 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Observer Statement by Meg Taylor DBE to the Pacific Community (SPC) Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA) More >>

Swift ratification of Paris Agreement is a Pivotal Moment

Friday, 7 October 2016, 12:42 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

07 October 2016 Swift ratification of the Paris Agreement is a Pivotal Moment for the Pacific and the Planet 07/10/16 More >>

Negotiations on PACER Plus Concluded [26/8/16]

Monday, 29 August 2016, 12:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Ministers responsible for Trade and Economic Development meeting today in Christchurch, New Zealand, have concluded the legal text of the ‘Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus’, which aims to create jobs, ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Election Observer Team for Announced

Sunday, 3 July 2016, 12:35 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

A free, safe and credible election is what the Pacific Islands Forum Electoral Team will be looking for when they observe the election in Nauru on July 9th. More >>

Forum links economic and trade ministers with private sector

Monday, 26 October 2015, 10:40 am | Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Economic and Trade Ministers and officials, including regional Private Sector representatives, will gather in Cook Islands from 27- 30 October, 2015 for the Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM), Forum Trade Ministers Meeting ... More >>

Asia Pacific works towards effective development financing

Monday, 30 March 2015, 9:30 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

In preparation for the Third Global Conference on Development Financing, more than 80 participants gathered at an Asia Pacific regional meeting held at the New World Hotel in Makati City, Manila, Philippines from 26 to 27 March 2015 to discuss development ... More >>

CROP Agencies unify to support Pacific countries recover

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 12:25 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

"The Pacific family stands together to face the tragic recent effects of the tropical cyclones in the Pacific. We are not only linked by our grief and prayers for the dead, injured and homeless but also in our resolve to work together to support ... More >>

Solomon Islands Trade Policy Framework Endorsed

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 8:04 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

28 February 2015 Solomon Islands Trade Policy Framework Endorsed by the National Trade and Development Council More >>

Forum Compact Development Partner Peer Review of New Zealand

Thursday, 27 November 2014, 12:38 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Following the completion of the first leg of the review of New Zealand’s development cooperation in the Pacific, the Forum Compact Review Team is now visiting Kiribati to assess the effectiveness of New Zealand’s assistance in the small island developing ... More >>

NZ invites Pacific peers to review development cooperation

Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 10:35 am | Pacific Islands Forum

New Zealand has volunteered to be the first development partner in the Pacific region to undergo a review of its aid programme by Pacific island peers. The review will focus on New Zealand’s development cooperation and will give greater insight into ... More >>

EU, GIZ Sign Agreement to Support Climate Change Adaptation

Saturday, 10 May 2014, 3:14 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Fifteen Pacific island countries will benefit from a project supporting vulnerable nations in the region to adapt to the impacts of climate change, through promoting sustainable livelihoods and reducing reliance on fossil fuels. More >>

Pacific Islands Forum provides ongoing support to developmen

Saturday, 29 March 2014, 12:17 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

In the wake of 13 Pacific Forum Island Countries (FICs) completing peer reviews of their country development systems over the last four years, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is continuing to review progress made on implementing the review ... More >>

Understanding new and emerging export markets

Saturday, 29 March 2014, 12:15 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

The Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) network, the trade and investment arm of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, is organising a three day workshop from 31 March to 2 April in Suva. More >>

MOU to support work on International Disaster Response Law

Saturday, 1 March 2014, 11:30 am | Pacific Islands Forum

Today the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat that will support work to strengthen national policy, institutional and legal frameworks ... More >>

China Provides Funding for Economic and Social Progress

Friday, 20 December 2013, 8:30 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Friday 20 December, 2013: Yesterday, on behalf of the Government of the People’s Republic of China, the Charge d’Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Fiji, Mr Yang Zhaohui visited the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) headquarters in Suva, ... More >>

Samoa applauded for national human rights institution

Saturday, 14 December 2013, 9:58 am | Pacific Islands Forum

13th December 2013The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat applauds the Government of Samoa for establishing a national human rights institution that has the mandate to protect and promote human rights. More >>

Niue holds consultations on human rights

Thursday, 28 November 2013, 1:09 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

The Government of Niue, with support from the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, held its national consultations on human rights from 15 to 22 November 2013. More >>

Workshop "Explosive Remnants of War" concludes in Palau

Monday, 25 November 2013, 3:03 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

A workshop on ‘Addressing Explosive Remnants of War (ERW) Contamination in the Pacific’ has concluded in Koror, Palau. The workshop, which was held from 18 to 22 November 2013, was organised by the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian ... More >>

 

 

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