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COP26: The World’s Best Chance To Save Our One Blue Planet - Pacific ACP Leaders Call On G20 For Climate Action

Thursday, 28 October 2021, 7:29 pm | Forum Secretariat

Thurs 28th October 2021 —Ahead of the G20 Rome Summit and COP26 in Glasgow, Pacific Leaders have written a letter to G20 Leaders, asking the G20 to do their part, as the countries behind most of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, to ensure an ... More >>

Partnerships critical in Pacific Approaches of Activism

Wednesday, 6 December 2017, 6:41 pm | Forum Secretariat

(Wednesday 6 December 2017 – Suva, Fiji) – Today’s talanoa on the Pacific approaches to what works to end violence against women and girls highlighted the critical need for all Pacific communities to work together, with a focus on prevention. More >>

Culture: driver of sustainable development

Friday, 24 November 2017, 4:47 pm | Forum Secretariat

Culture: driver of sustainable development and economic growth (November 24, 2017) - In the Pacific region, culture is engrained in the social fabric of our nations where human creativity, traditional skills and practices are the norm. Such practices, ... More >>

Developing Regional Policy to Drive Change

Friday, 3 November 2017, 1:13 pm | Forum Secretariat

The case for Pacific Regionalism is as strong today as it has ever been. The well-established fact is that our countries have achieved great things by facing some of our biggest challenges together, rather than individually. This was recognised by Pacific Islands ... More >>

State of Pacific Regionalism: Make the most of what we have

Friday, 1 September 2017, 2:11 pm | Forum Secretariat

The Pacific continues to face significant challenges to realising its political and development ambitions. The current context of global political, economic and environmental uncertainty is likely to further exacerbate the vulnerabilities and dependencies ... More >>

Forum Smaller Island Countries Discuss Regional Priorities

Monday, 7 August 2017, 4:55 pm | Forum Secretariat

Forum Smaller Island Countries Discuss Regional Priorities Suva, Fiji (August 7, 2017) – The ownership of the regional development agenda and ensuring inclusive mechanisms in the implementation of the Smaller Island States Strategy 2016 – 2020 ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum reaffirms commitment to Paris

Sunday, 4 June 2017, 11:38 am | Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum reaffirms commitment the Paris Climate Agreement; Urges the world to do the same (June 4, 2017)- The Pacific Islands Forum reaffirms its commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change and commends all countries that have recently ... More >>

Pacific Ministers Call for EU's Commitment to the EPA

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 10:35 am | Forum Secretariat

The PACP Trade and Fisheries Ministers met in Suva, Fiji on 17 July 2015. Ministers expressed concerns at the EU's proposal to defer the EPA negotiations and reaffirmed their intent to continue engagement in the comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement ... More >>

Framework for Pacific Regionalism

Thursday, 9 July 2015, 8:49 pm | Forum Secretariat

Strong public participation in the new regional policy process under the Framework for Pacific Regionalism More >>

Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu Sign the MOU

Saturday, 20 July 2013, 2:13 pm | Forum Secretariat

Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu signed the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish the Pacific Regional Trade and Development Facility (the Facility) to join Vanuatu and Kiribati who signed the MoU in May and June respectively. More >>

Securing a Safer Pacific

Wednesday, 29 May 2013, 6:47 pm | Forum Secretariat

More than thirty officials of Forum and United Nations Member Countries and representatives of civil society attended the ‘Security Sector Governance in the Pacific’ meeting that was convened jointly by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the United ... More >>

Senior Forum Officials prepare for 42nd PIF

Sunday, 14 August 2011, 3:43 pm | Forum Secretariat

Senior officials from member countries of the Pacific Islands Forum will attend a series of meetings from 15 – 19 August in Suva, Fiji as part of the preparations for the 42nd Pacific Islands Forum to be held in Auckland, New Zealand early next ... More >>

Creating More Opportunities for Pac. Islanders

Monday, 2 November 2009, 12:33 pm | Forum Secretariat

RAROTONGA, 27th October 2009 - The World Bank and the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to strengthen cooperation in the Pacific. The agreement will see the organisations work closely to support their joint ... More >>

Tuiloma Neroni Slade Speech at 13th Economic Forum

Thursday, 29 October 2009, 3:41 pm | Forum Secretariat

The Honourable Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of Cook Islands, Premier of Niue Vice President of Palau, Honourable Ministers of Forum Member Countries, Honourable Ministers and Members of Parliament of Cook Islands Members of the Diplomatic ... More >>

Republic of Korea Supports e-Government in Pacific

Thursday, 29 October 2009, 3:19 pm | Forum Secretariat

Delegates from 15 Pacific Islands Countries have returned from an intensive two- week study tour of Korea directed at facilitating the development of e-Government in the Pacific. e-Government - the use of Internet and other communications technologies ... More >>