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Pacific Forum Statement To UN High Level Event Marking 40 Years Of UNCLOS

Sunday, 1 May 2022, 5:44 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

76TH UNGA HIGH-LEVEL COMMEMORATIVE EVENT TO MARK THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ADOPTION OF THE UNITED NATIONS CONVENTION ON THE LAW OF THE SEA Statement by HE Samuelu Laloniu Tuvalu Permanent Representative to the United Nations on behalf of the Pacific Islands ... More >>

Pacific Finance Ministers Convene First Pacific Debt Conference

Wednesday, 20 April 2022, 5:30 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

April 19, 2022, Suva, Fiji-- The first Pacific Regional Debt Conference was successfully convened on 5-8 April 2022. At their virtual session in 2021, Pacific Island Forum Economic Ministers raised the need for urgent talks between Forum Island Countries, ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum And FIFA Forge New Partnership To Combat Climate Change

Saturday, 2 April 2022, 2:48 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

April 1, 2022, Doha -- FIFA and the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), in the margins of the 72nd FIFA Congress in Doha, committing to working together to enhance awareness of climate change mitigation action to limit ... More >>

Women, Girls Must Be Centre Of Global Climate Fight – Pacific To CSW66

Thursday, 17 March 2022, 7:04 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

CSW66 UNHQ 15th March 2022 – The Pacific has called for more recognition of the critical role of women and girls in climate resilience, at the opening plenary sessions of the Sixty-sixth session of the Commission on the Status of Women. Under the theme, ... More >>

REMARKS: Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Puna - Statement On Ukraine

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 8:16 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

As Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum nations, I condemn the disturbing display of the Russian Federation’s military aggression against the innocent people and independent state of Ukraine. We have observed from afar the violation of Ukraine’s ... More >>

PIF, USP Launch Joint Courses For Climate Change And Resilience

Tuesday, 1 March 2022, 7:09 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Friday 25 February, Suva – A series of short courses to build the capacity of climate change and resilience practitioners, was jointly launched by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and the University of the South Pacific (USP) this ... More >>

Statement by the Acting PM of the Republic of Fiji

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 6:32 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Statement by the Honourable Aiyaz Sayed - Khaiyum, Acting Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji and Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum More >>

SG Puna Takes Blue Pacific Priorities To France Summit

Saturday, 12 February 2022, 7:55 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Brest, France, Feb 11th, 2022- Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General Henry Puna has called on all States to play their part when it comes to maintaining the health of the ocean. SG Puna made the plea as he attended the One Ocean Summit conference ... More >>

Statement By Forum SG On The Situation In The Solomon Islands

Monday, 29 November 2021, 6:23 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

28th Nov, 2021, PIF-SUVA -- The Solomon Islands is a valued member of the Pacific Islands Forum and as part of the Forum Family, it is with deep regret that we have watched the evolving situation in Honiara. I am especially concerned by the deaths ... More >>

Forum Ministerial Observers To New Caledonia

Monday, 29 November 2021, 6:21 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

28th Nov, 2021, PIF-SUVA -- The Pacific Islands Forum is deploying the Forum Ministerial Committee to New Caledonia to observe New Caledonia’s third and final independence referendum under the 1998 Noumea Accord on 12 December 2021. The Committee is led ... More >>

Forum Chair Addresses APEC 2021 Ministerial From COP26

Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 7:33 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM CHAIR Hon. Josaia V. Bainimarama,  Fiji Prime Minister, Minister for i-Taukei Affairs, Sugar Industry, Foreign Affairs and Forestry STATEMENT AT THE APEC MINISTERIAL MEETING (delivered virtually) Chair, Ministers, Ni sa Bula ... More >>

PIF Secretary General Welcomes Climate Commitments By Australia, New Zealand Heading Into COP26

Monday, 1 November 2021, 7:10 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

1 November 2021 As COP26 begins today in Glasgow, the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Mr Henry Puna has commended the Prime Ministers of Australia and New Zealand for their latest climate announcements towards the collective Blue ... More >>

Pacific Young Climate Leaders Call For Urgent Climate Action Ahead Of COP26

Monday, 25 October 2021, 6:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Young Climate Leaders call for urgent climate action ahead of COP26 Eight Pacific Young Climate Leaders shared their experiences of climate resilience and activism in an inaugural dialogue with the Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, ... More >>

Forum Statements: SG Puna Shares Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Focus With Africa

Friday, 22 October 2021, 6:56 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM SECRETARY GENERAL HENRY PUNA at the 5th Session of the Conference of States Parties to the African Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Pelindaba) Your Excellency, the Chair of the African Commission on Nuclear Energy, Distinguished ... More >>

Pacific Leaders Raise Climate Stakes For COP26 And 1.5 Degree World

Wednesday, 6 October 2021, 7:11 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Wed 6 October, 2021 — Pacific Island nations are stepping up their preparations for COP 26 in Glasgow in the next month. The Pacific ACP States have issued a joint statement (see link above) on Urgent Climate Action for a 1.5 degree World. The high-level ... More >>

Forum Leaders To Meet With UN Secretary-General Guterres

Thursday, 23 September 2021, 8:00 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PIF-HQ, SUVA, September 23 2021-- Pacific Islands Forum Leaders will meet with the United Nations Secretary-General, H.E António Guterres, in the margins of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly. The meeting will be held virtually 24 September ... More >>

Statement By Henry Puna, Secretary General Of The Pacific Islands Forum At The 2021 Pacific ACP Officials Meeting

Wednesday, 22 September 2021, 6:19 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Mr Esala Nayasi, Deputy Secretary for Foreign Affairs and Chair of the Pacific ACP Officials Meeting Heads of Delegations and Representatives of PACP Member Countries Representatives of the Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific Ladies and ... More >>

Pacific Forum Members Hold Third Briefing With Japan Regarding Fukushima Treated Nuclear Wastewater

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 6:01 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Wed 15th September 2021 —Pacific nations continue to raise questions and concerns in closed briefing sessions around plans by Japan to discharge over a million tonnes of treated water from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific ... More >>

Trade, Market Access Work On Standards And Measurement Continues With Pacific Quality Infrastructure Initiative

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 5:56 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific nations keen to improve the quality of goods and services and facilitate market access for their products have put standards and measurement systems under the spotlight this week, as part of the Pacific Islands Forum’s Pacific Quality ... More >>

SG Puna Statement To Third Japan-PIF Briefing On Fukushima Wastewater

Wednesday, 15 September 2021, 5:50 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Welcome and Opening Remarks by Secretary General Henry Puna at the Third Briefing Session with the Government of Japan regarding its intention to discharge ALPS Treated Water into the Pacific Ocean Distinguished Delegates of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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