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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 >>

Mangaia Islanders forced to rely on their own resources

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 4:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Mangaia Island, Cook Islands– Members of the Mangaia Island Council highlights their efforts to generate their own resources and be less dependent on outside assistance. More >>

Cultural values at risk of dying

Saturday, 2 November 2013, 3:55 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Rarotonga, Cook Islands – Recently the Pacific Islands Forum Peer Review team met with the culture and tradition group in Rarotonga led by the President of the House of Aririki and Secretary of the Ministry of Culture. More >>

Experts Agree on Aligning Ocean Health and Human Well-Being

Friday, 18 October 2013, 2:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

A unique panel of business, government, conservation and academic leaders has agreed a global strategy for aligning ocean health and human well-being. The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariats, Secretary General, Tuiloma Neroni Slade is part of the Blue Ribbon ... More >>

Senior Regional Bureaucrat honoured by the Queen

Tuesday, 30 July 2013, 8:49 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Deputy Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Mr. Feleti Penitala Teo, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in recognition of his distinguished public service career to Tuvalu. More >>

SG Slade's Remarks at the Pacific Climate Change Wordkshop

Thursday, 30 May 2013, 7:03 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

On behalf of the co-hosts of this workshop, the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, I am honoured and very pleased to welcome you all here today. We appreciate your taking time away ... More >>

Dialogue on Conflict, Peace and Security Issues

Saturday, 18 May 2013, 2:57 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

A regional dialogue for civil society organisations on conflict, peace, and security issues was held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat from 6-10 May 2013. More >>

Desk officers from Smaller Island States strategise for 2013

Saturday, 9 February 2013, 12:09 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Caption: Desk officers from Palau, Ms. Holly Yamada, the Cook Islands, Ms. Harriette Kimiora and Kiribati, Mr David Teaabo at their planning workshop held in Suva this week More >>

43rd Pacific Islands Forum Communique

Saturday, 1 September 2012, 11:54 am | Pacific Islands Forum

Latest Press Statement 31 August 2012 43rd Pacific Islands Forum Communique PIFS(12)10 Forty-Third Pacific Islands Forum Rarotonga, Cook Islands 28 - 30 August 2012 Forum Communiqué The Forty-Third Pacific Islands Forum was held in Rarotonga, Cook Islands, ... More >>

Speech: Sec Gen - PINA-PIFS Forum Media Workshop

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 4:21 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Latest Speech 25 August 2012 Presentation by SG Tuiloma Neroni Slade at PINA-PIFS Forum Media Workshop Pacific Islands News Association/PIFS Forum Regional Media Workshop Rarotonga, Cook Islands 24th August 2012 PRESENTATION BY TUILOMA NERONI SLADE, SECRETARY ... More >>

Pacific Plan review to reflect on successes and challenges

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 1:14 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Latest Press Statement 25 August 2012 Pacific Plan review to reflect on successes and challenges PRESS RELEASE (98/12) 24th August 2012 Mr Feleti Teo, Forum Secretariat Deputy Secretary General Rarotonga, Cook Islands, 24/08/12 - The review of the Pacific ... More >>

Pacific Leaders welcome Japan's assistsance to the region

Friday, 1 June 2012, 7:08 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Prime Minister of Japan, H.E. Mr Yoshihiko Noda, has committed assistance of up to US$500 million to the Pacific over the next three years. More >>

Pacific: Parents must send children to school at right age

Tuesday, 15 May 2012, 2:49 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Parents in the Pacific region have been urged to send their children to school at the right age as this is a critical factor in the success of a child’s education. Professor Keith Lewin, from the Centre for International Education, at the University ... More >>

2012 FTMM: Samoa 155th Member of World Trade Organisation

Monday, 14 May 2012, 1:34 pm | Pacific Islands Forum

Samoa officially became the 155th Member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on 10 May 2012. This announcement was made at the 2012 Forum Trade Ministers’ Meeting currently underway in Majuro, the Republic of the Marshall Islands. More >>

Forum Secretary General welcomes lifting of Emergency Decree

Thursday, 5 January 2012, 11:58 am | Pacific Islands Forum

The Forum Secretary-General, Tuiloma Neroni Slade, has welcomed the announcement by Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama that the Public Emergency Regulation (PER) will be lifted on 7 January 2012. He said this is an important development and a step in ... More >>