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Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General’s Statement On Tonga

Monday, 17 January 2022, 10:19 am | Pacific Islands Forum

“Like the rest of the Forum family, I am shocked by the volcanic eruptions in Tonga. Even from the relative safety of Suva, we could feel and hear the eruptions which rocked the Kingdom and large parts of the region to its core. I am anxious ... More >>

Statement On The Political Situation In Samoa

Sunday, 11 July 2021, 4:36 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

SECRETARY GENERAL HENRY PUNA The Independent State of Samoa has for a long time been a shining example of self-determination and democracy within our Forum family. Recent political developments continue to test the stability and relationship between ... More >>

Pacific Student Leaders Share 2050 Hopes, Solutions

Wednesday, 9 September 2020, 8:24 am | Pacific Islands Forum

Doctoral candidates, postgraduate researchers and others from the Pacific's regional university have brought their ideas, concerns, and solutions for the future for the region to a special 'Pacific 2050' feedback session. The University of the South ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers To Consider Regional Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

Saturday, 4 April 2020, 1:44 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

SUVA, Fiji: The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the implementation of unprecedented response measures and restrictions by Governments across the Pacific region, in an effort to curb the transmission and spread of the virus in Pacific Island States. ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Chair on Outcome of COP 25

Saturday, 21 December 2019, 11:17 am | Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Chair Statement on the Outcome of COP 25 in Madrid 21 December 2019 More >>

2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference

Wednesday, 11 December 2019, 4:12 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

I speak as the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum and the Pacific Ocean Commissioner and stand before you as a representative of a regional bloc comprising 18 Pacific Countries that span 40 million square kilometres of the Pacific Ocean. ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Meetings Conclude

Friday, 26 July 2019, 7:31 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Meetings Conclude in Suva 5.30pm (Suva) Friday 26 July 2019 Two Ministerial meetings, held ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum (13 – 16 August), concluded in Suva today. At a Special Forum Economic Ministers Meeting ... More >>

49th Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru Media Update

Saturday, 1 September 2018, 4:38 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

31st August 2018 The Pacific Islands News Association/Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Pre-Forum Media Workshop continued in Nauru this morning with a briefing on Pacific fisheries. More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Announces Regional Policy Consultation

Thursday, 2 November 2017, 8:32 am | Pacific Islands Forum

The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum Samoan Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has called on the people, communities, and organisations of the region to help build a healthy, peaceful, secure and prosperous Pacific. More >>

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 >>





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