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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 >>

Review Coming For Forum Leaders Pacific Gender Equality Declaration

Thursday, 18 February 2021, 7:28 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Wednesday 17th February, 2021, Forum HQ, Suva, FIJI — The Pacific Islands Forum will have an independent review of the 2012 Pacific Leaders Gender Equality Declaration and host a Pacific Women Leaders event in 2021. Announcing the news in her opening ... More >>

Forum Chair's Statement- On The Micronesian President’s Feb 2021 Communique

Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 6:18 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

STATEMENT BY THE CHAIR OF THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM TUVALU PRIME MINISTER HON. KAUSEA NATANO on the MICRONESIA PRESIDENT’S FEBRUARY 2021 COMMUNIQUE As the Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, I am saddened by the recent decision of the Micronesian Presidents’ ... More >>

Forum Chair's Statement – On The Selection Of The Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General

Saturday, 6 February 2021, 8:51 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

I remain steadfast behind the Forum Leaders decision on the appointment of the Honourable Henry Puna from the Cook Islands as the next Secretary General. This was a consensus decision following an agreed process at our Special Leaders’ Retreat on 3 February ... More >>

Forum Chair's Statement – On The University Of The South Pacific

Saturday, 6 February 2021, 8:48 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

5 February 2021 As the Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, I make this statement given the events in the last couple of days at the University of the South Pacific. The University is a shining example of regionalism and an institution that we cherish ... More >>

Secretary General's Statement – On The University Of The South Pacific

Saturday, 6 February 2021, 5:59 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

As the Permanent Chair of the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP) and a Member of the USP Council, I am disheartened by the ongoing and recent events at the University culminating in the deportation this week of Vice-Chancellor and ... More >>

Pacific LeadersPlace Focus On COVID-19Vaccine, SelectHenry Puna AsNew Secretary General

Thursday, 4 February 2021, 7:29 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Forum HQ, Suva, FIJI– PacificIslandsForumLeadershave concluded their Special Leaders Retreat overnight and haveannounced Henry Puna asthe incoming Secretary General.Alsoon the agendaof the Special Leaders Retreatwasthe ... More >>

European Union Provides FJD 14.3 Million To Strengthen Pacific Trade Capacity

Wednesday, 27 January 2021, 4:16 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Ambassador of the European Union for the Pacific,H.E Sujiro Seam with the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor at the signing ceremony. The European Union (EU) and the Pacific Island Forum Secretariat (PIFS) have today signed ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Retreat Set For February 2021

Saturday, 16 January 2021, 6:34 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders will convene virtually in a Special Leaders Retreat in February 2021. The focus of the Special Leaders Retreat will be the COVID-19 pandemic and the appointment of the next Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum. The ... More >>

CONDOLENCE STATEMENT: Passing Of The Right Honourable Sir Mekere Morauta

Wednesday, 23 December 2020, 6:21 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

(PIF-HQ, Suva, Tuesday 22 December 2020) -- The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat conveys its deepest condolences to the people of Papua New Guinea on the recent passing of Sir Mekere Morauta, former Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, on Saturday 19th ... More >>

Pacific To Host Its First Rarotonga TreatyStates PartiesMeeting

Tuesday, 15 December 2020, 6:23 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PIF HQ, Suva, FIJI, Monday 14thDecember 2020- -The States Parties to the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty (“Rarotonga Treaty”) willconvenetheir first evermeeting tomorrow, 15 December 2020. The meetingis in response ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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