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Australia Doubles Support To Pacific Islands Forum Geneva Office

Thursday, 11 June 2020, 7:31 am | Pacific Island Forum

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, and Australia’s Permanent representative to the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, John Feakes and PIFS Secretary General Dame Meg Taylor at the signing of the 3-year agreement. Australia, through its Department ... More >>

Partnerships For A Stronger Pacific Highlighted

Tuesday, 4 September 2018, 4:25 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Strengthening regional security and resilience was the focus of the 49th Pacific Islands Forum meetings between Pacific Leaders, Dialogue Partners, and Forum Observers in Nauru today. More >>

Pacific Immigration Officials Explore Labour Mobility

Wednesday, 4 October 2017, 1:55 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva (September 04, 2017) - Immigration officials from across the Pacific are meeting this week to discuss how their agencies can support labour mobility efforts to contribute to development and regionalism. More >>

Campaign to amplify Pacific voice on climate change

Saturday, 7 November 2015, 9:25 am | Pacific Island Forum

6 November, 2015 - In December history will be made in Paris, France with the anticipated sign off on a global climate change agreement at the 21st Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). More >>

Private Sector dialogue with Economic and Trade Minister

Saturday, 31 October 2015, 6:39 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The Joint Forum Economic and Trade Ministers meeting with Private Sector concluded today in Rarotonga on a high note with a robust dialogue on the theme “Addressing Economic Development in the Pacific Islands through the Private Sector”. More >>

Effectiveness at heart of review of Australia' s aid

Friday, 1 May 2015, 9:27 am | Pacific Island Forum

Measuring the effectiveness of its development assistance to the Pacific region is at the heart of the review of Australia’s aid by Pacific island peers. More >>

Forum Secretariat leads Assessment in Marshall Islands

Tuesday, 18 March 2014, 11:51 am | Pacific Island Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) recently undertook a climate change finance assessment in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to help the small island nation better access and manage climate change finance. More >>

Press Release From European Union And Pacific Island Forum

Friday, 28 February 2014, 10:48 am | Pacific Island Forum

The European Union (EU) with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) have signed a financing agreement for Adapting to Climate Change and Sustainable Energy (ACSE) programme worth FJ$90.8m. More >>

Overview of PIF Leaders meetings by Forum Chair

Saturday, 1 September 2012, 12:10 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Latest Speech 01 September 2012 Overview of PIF Leaders meetings by Forum Chair, Hon. Henry Puna to PFD Partners' Meeting Overview of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meetings by the Forum Chair and Prime Minister of the Cook Islands, Hon. Henry Puna, ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Communique - 42nd PIF

Thursday, 8 September 2011, 10:29 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The Forty-Second Pacific Islands Forum was held in Auckland, New Zealand, from 7 to 8 September 2011 and was attended by Heads of State and Governments of Australia, the Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic ... More >>

Parliament training for women in Kiribati

Friday, 5 August 2011, 3:22 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Thirteen women from Tarawa and seventeen women from the outer islands of Kiribati came together today at the Maneaba ni Maungatabu (Parliament) for a 3-day parliamentary training for potential candidates in advance of the imminent 2011 National Elections. ... More >>

2011 PIC/Partners: Fostering partnerships for development

Tuesday, 12 July 2011, 2:17 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Development partners must work hand-in-hand with island countries. This was the crux of the message delivered today by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, in opening the 2011 Pacific Island Countries/ Development Partners Meeting ... More >>

Internal Displacement: a reality in today’s Pacific

Tuesday, 3 May 2011, 10:07 am | Pacific Island Forum

The challenges of ensuring protection for internally displaced persons in the Pacific will be discussed on 3 May at a conference held in Suva, Fiji, at the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS). More >>

Office of the Chief Trade Adviser for Forum Island Countries

Thursday, 31 March 2011, 4:39 pm | Pacific Island Forum

An integral part of the decision of the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders to commence PACER Plus negotiations in 2009 was the endorsement of the establishment of the Office of the Chief. Trade Adviser (OCTA). The OCTA, based in Vanuatu, was set up to provide ... More >>

Forum Reference Group to address violence

Tuesday, 8 March 2011, 10:35 am | Pacific Island Forum

On the occasion of International Women’s Day, the Pacific Islands Forum is pleased to announce the second meeting of the Forum’s Reference Group to Address Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) will take place in Nuku’alofa, Tonga, from 9-11 ... More >>

Pacific Regionalism: Past, Present and Future

Saturday, 26 February 2011, 1:50 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Latest Press Statement 25 February 2011 PIF 40th Anniversary Leaders' Lecture Series, Port Vila MEDIA ADVISORY Friday, 25 February 2011 Pacific Islands Forum 40th Anniversary Leaders’ Lecture Series with a focus on the Pacific Plan LECTURE 1: “Pacific ... More >>

SG's Opening Remarks, Pacific ACP Ministers Meeting, Apia

Saturday, 5 February 2011, 1:09 pm | Pacific Island Forum

Vice President of Kiribati, Honourable Teima Onorio, Deputy Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Honourable Ham Lini, Deputy Prime Minister of Samoa, Honourable Misa Telefoni Retzlaff More >>

EU commits to progressing Pacific EPA

Thursday, 3 February 2011, 1:09 pm | Pacific Island Forum

The European Union (EU) remains fully committed to concluding negotiations of a comprehensive trade and development agreement (EPA – Economic Partnership Agreement) with the Pacific region. More >>

SIS Pacific Plan Desk Officer workshop

Thursday, 27 January 2011, 10:31 am | Pacific Island Forum

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat is this week hosting seven Smaller Island State and Pacific Plan Desk Officers for a workshop to discuss the Pacific Plan and their role in supporting Member States engage on issues around regional cooperation and ... More >>

CROP agencies cooperate on climate change

Thursday, 14 October 2010, 11:10 am | Pacific Island Forum

The Chief Executives of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP) have agreed to renew efforts to work closer together to address regional climate change issues. More >>