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Climate change and our ocean of islands

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:51 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Climate change and our ocean of islands – An Opinion-Editorial by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum (November 10, 2017) - In his writings about the incredible blue continent that we live in, the great Pacific philosopher and ... More >>

Meetings to operationalise Sustainable Development Roadmap

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:18 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

(3 November 2017, Apia, Samoa) The Government of Samoa, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the UN system hosted Pacific Islands Country Representatives in Apia on 1 and 2 November to discuss the delivery of the Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable ... More >>

Strengthening Regional Policy Development and Implementation

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:04 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Suva, Fiji (August 4, 2017) – A pioneering Pacific regional group which was part of a year-long capacity-building programme for non-state actors (NSAs) on ‘Engaging in Regional Level Policy’ was in Suva this week, at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat ... More >>

Regionalism and island nation economies

Friday, 21 April 2017, 7:36 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

When Pacific Islands Forum Leaders gathered in Apia, Samoa in 1978, the then Prime Minister Honourable Tupuola Efi said: “The basic question that faces us, is that of deciding how to re-define the rules to assure that the rights of small nations ... More >>

Economic Empowerment for Sustainable Development

Thursday, 9 March 2017, 4:56 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

To mark International Women's Day this year the United Nations has chosen the theme "Women's Economic Empowerment in the Changing World of Work". It is a theme that resonates for me. More >>

Historic First Standing Meeting of PIF Foreign Minisiters

Monday, 15 August 2016, 4:29 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Update 15 August 2016 Historic First Standing Meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers in Suva More >>

Climate Change Negotiation Skills for Pacific Island Women

Saturday, 11 June 2016, 4:04 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Island Women play an important role in global climate change negotiations and a workshop at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat this week was aimed at consolidating their skills. More >>

Leaders Declaration on Climate Change Action

Friday, 11 September 2015, 3:36 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

1. are deeply concerned about the serious impacts of and growing threat posed by climate change to the economic, social, environmental and cultural well-being and security of Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs), and our peoples. More >>

Remarks by the Outgoing Chair at 46th Pacific Islands Forum

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 5:24 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Update 09 September 2015 Remarks by the Outgoing Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum at the 46th Pacific Islands Forum and Related Meetings More >>

Opening Remarks, Forum Secretary General Meg Taylor DBE

Wednesday, 9 September 2015, 12:01 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

It is my great honour to address you all today as we open the 46th meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum. This is an occasion of deep significance for me both professionally and personally – my first time to address the Forum as Secretary General, and doing ... More >>

24th SMALLER ISLAND STATES LEADERS’ MEETING

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:25 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Honourable Leaders of the Smaller Islands States of the Pacific Islands Forum Distinguished Ministers, Observers and Delegates Fellow CROP Executives More >>

Listening to the Voice of Civil Society

Monday, 7 September 2015, 9:46 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Hearing the voice of Civil Society is important in developing well informed regional policy for the Pacific. It is for this reason that the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the European Union have organised “The Civil Society Organisation Regional ... More >>

New Forum Group Harnesses Diversity

Friday, 10 April 2015, 2:47 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Suva, FIJI, 10 April 2015  -- Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, is looking forward to hosting the seven distinguished individuals making up an important new sub-committee on the new Framework for Pacific ... More >>

Climate and Disaster Resilient Development in the Pacific

Friday, 27 March 2015, 3:26 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Supporting Climate and Disaster Resilient Development in the Pacific - Forum Secretariat involvement at the 3rd World UN Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction More >>

New Framework for Pacific Regionalism

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 3:41 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

More than 30 established and emerging Pacific island leaders from Pacific regional organisations and civil society are attending the Pacific Regional Leadership Initiative this week. More >>

Solomon Islands Launches its First Trade Policy Framework

Thursday, 26 March 2015, 3:14 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Honourable Minister for Foreign Affairs and External Trade, Milner Tozaka and the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Meg Taylor DBE jointly launched the Solomon Islands National Trade Policy Framework on 18 March 2015. The Framework ... More >>

46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting Dates Confirmed

Thursday, 19 March 2015, 5:42 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Papua New Guinea will host the 46th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting from 07 to 11 September 2015. More >>

Assistance must include leadership by Solomon Island women

Friday, 11 April 2014, 5:09 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Pacific Island Forum’s Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Reference Group says leadership by women's groups in planning and delivery of humanitarian assistance can ensure the protection of women and girl’s rights during this state of natural ... More >>

Pacific Plan Review Report available to Public

Friday, 20 December 2013, 9:38 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The keenly anticipated final report from the Pacific Plan Review 2013 is now available online. The Rt. Hon. Sir MekereMorauta, the Review’s chair, submitted the report to Leaders on October 31st, calling for “a new level and quality of political debate, ... More >>

Clarifications on Fiji Times Article “Fiji pulls out”

Friday, 13 December 2013, 11:54 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

In response to the article titled “Fiji pulls out” published in The Fiji Times on 11 December 2013, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat rejects the alleged contravention of an agreement by Pacific ACP member states and wishes to clarify the serious and ... More >>

 

 

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