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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 >>

Forum News: Fiji Parliament Approves Ratification Of 2005 Agreement

Thursday, 19 August 2021, 4:54 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

I offer my warm congratulations to the Republic of Fiji for its unanimous approval in Parliament today, to ratify the 2005 Agreement Establishing the Pacific Islands Forum. It is a historic moment for Fiji and for our Forum family. Upon Fiji’s ratification, ... More >>

Fifty-First Pacific Islands Forum Communique

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 7:19 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Fifty-First Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Retreat was held virtually on 6 August 2021, and was attended by the Heads of State, Government, and Territories of Australia, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Papua New Guinea, ... More >>

Creative Competition For Climate Resilience Awards Emerging Pacific Talent

Wednesday, 11 August 2021, 6:00 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

ForumSec, Suva, Tuesday 10 August 2021 – A total of 20 emerging youth artists, poets, and filmmakers from across the Blue Pacific have been recognised in creative competition documenting climate change and resilience. Under the theme ‘Our Actions ... More >>

Statement By Henry Puna, Secy Gen, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Oceans Commissioner On The IPCC Working Group 1 Report

Tuesday, 10 August 2021, 7:14 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Statement by Henry Puna, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum, Pacific Oceans Commissioner, On the IPCC Working Group 1 report on the Physical Science basis of the sixth assessment The latest IPCC Working Group 1 Report this week confirms what ... More >>

Forum Secretary General Puna Congratulates New Samoa Prime Minister, Hon Fiame Mata’afa

Sunday, 25 July 2021, 4:10 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

I offer my congratulations to the Hon. Fiame Naomi Mata’afa on being confirmed as the Prime Minister of Samoa. As Samoa’s first woman prime minister, it is a historic moment for Samoa, and our Forum family. I urge all parties involved to continue ... More >>

Pacific Prepares For High Level Economic, Trade Meetings

Thursday, 8 July 2021, 5:55 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Wednesday 7th July, PIFS SUVA—Pacific post COVID-19 recovery and climate change are expected to dominate a series of back-to-back high level Pacific Forum meetings planned for next week. Agenda items, themes, and papers for Forum economic and trade ... More >>

Climate Change, COVID-19, Oceans- PALM 9 Continues Strong Japan-Pacific Partnership

Monday, 5 July 2021, 6:08 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

(PIF-HQ, Suva, released Saturday 3 July,2021) – Pacific Islands Forum Leaders and the Prime Minister of Japan, Hon. Yoshihide Suga, have completed their virtual Pacific Islands Leaders Meeting, the PALM 9, reaffirming the PALM partnership and ... More >>

Pacific Access To Finance Solutions Highlighted At Roundtable

Monday, 21 June 2021, 6:02 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

LINK TO OUTCOMES 21st Jun 2021 — A roundtable organised by the governments of the UK and Fiji, and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat on 9 June, has delivered an outcomes document aimed at practical priorities for improving access to concessional ... More >>

Kainaki Lua, Pacific Resilience Facility And Pacific 2050 Vision Top First Mission For SG Puna

Monday, 21 June 2021, 5:50 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA, June 20th, 2021— Partnerships and advocacy for urgent climate change action, partnerships for a new regional resilience financing facility, and a reinvigorated vision for regionalism towards 2050 are key aspects of a mission ... More >>

Secretary General, Henry Puna’s Opening Statement At Briefing For Forum Members By The Director General Of The IAEA

Friday, 4 June 2021, 6:05 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Henry Puna’s Opening Statement at Briefing for Forum Members by the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) regarding Japan’s Decision to Discharge ALPS Treated Water ... More >>

Statement On Japan Decision To Release Fukushima Treated Water Into Pacific

Wednesday, 14 April 2021, 5:17 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Statement by the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Dame Meg Taylor Regarding the Japan Decision to Release ALPS Treated Water into the Pacific Ocean 13 April 2021 Suva, Fiji: In my capacity as Depositary of the South Pacific Nuclear ... More >>

Secretary-General’s Eulogy Memorial Service For Sir Michael Somare, Suva, March12, 2021

Saturday, 13 March 2021, 6:11 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

EULOGY BY THE SECRETARY GENERAL DAME MEG TAYLOR MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR SIR MICHAEL SOMARE 12 March 2021 His Grace, Peter Loy Chong, Archbishop of Suva The Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji Her Excellency, Lucy Bogari, High ... More >>

Latest UN Climate Action Report Prompts Urgent Pacific Call

Wednesday, 3 March 2021, 6:24 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

March 1, 2021, PIF HQ, Suva — The Pacific is deeply concerned with the findings of the Initial NDC Synthesis Report from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) Secretariat, confirming that current levels of climate ... More >>

Pacific Forum News: Statement On The Passing Of Sir Michael Somare

Saturday, 27 February 2021, 6:28 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

STATEMENT: SECRETARY SECRETARY GENERAL OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM DAME MEG TAYLOR On the passing of Sir Michael Somare, Friday 25th February 2021 It was with deep sadness that I received the news of the death of the Grand Chief, Sir Michael Somare, ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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