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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 >>

No Room For COVID Delays On Climate Action- Pacific Leaders

Friday, 11 December 2020, 5:58 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

PIFS HQ, Suva-FIJI, December 10, 2020 –Pacific Island Forum Leaders are meeting in a high–level event timed to mark five years of the Paris Agreement. Their intention is to ensure urgent climate change action, now, and that we limit global warming ... More >>

Japan-Pacific Islands Forum Meet Ahead Of 2021 Leaders Meeting

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 8:27 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers met with Japan’s Minister for Foreign Affairs today to plan for the 9th Japan Pacific Island Leaders Meeting (PALM) in 2021. The 9th PALM will be the first meeting between Pacific leaders and Japan’s ... More >>

Pacific Fisheries Ministers Raise Coastal Fisheries, Marine Pollution And Climate Change Concerns

Friday, 28 August 2020, 11:41 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

A new look Pacific Regional Fisheries Ministers Meeting, which started virtually yesterday, has tabled key concerns on the state of coastal fisheries, climate change and marine pollution. Their decisions reflect regional priorities for the fisheries ... More >>

Strong Ministerial Interest As FEMM 2020 Centres On Covid -19

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 5:08 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor PIFS HQ, Suva, Fiji : New economic realities and challenges driven by the COVID-19 pandemic will dominate the 2020 Forum Economic Ministers Meeting (FEMM) as it gets underway this week. The ... More >>

Delivering Vital Med Supplies, Humanitarian Air Service Boosts COVID Response Efforts In The Pacific

Thursday, 6 August 2020, 6:14 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum – United Nations World Food Progamme Joint News Release 06 August 2020 NADI, Fiji – Countries and territories of the Pacific Islands and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) reached a milestone today with the More >>

STATEMENT BY THE PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM CHAIRPrime Minister Of Tuvalu, Honourable Kausea Natano

Friday, 12 June 2020, 6:06 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders embrace Pacific regionalism as an expression of a common identity and purpose and a means of overcoming common constraints and enhancing sustainable and inclusive development for the Pacific region as a whole. The University ... More >>

Annual Regional Civil Society Forum Goes Virtual

Tuesday, 2 June 2020, 6:43 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Civil Society representatives at the Civil Society dialogue at the 2019 Leaders Forum in Tuvalu SUVA, Fiji: Forty Civil Society Organizations’ representatives from fifteen Pacific Forum Island countries will meet from June 3-9 2020 to discuss ... More >>

The Pacific Aid For Trade Strategy (PAfTS 2020-2025) Development Partners’ Roundtable

Saturday, 2 May 2020, 5:07 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

SUVA, Fiji: The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and development partners are mobilising support for the Pacific Aid for Trade Strategy (PAfTS) 2020-2025. A consultative virtual teleconference roundtable with development partners was held on 22 April ... More >>

First Delivery Of Medical Supplies Arrives Through The Pacific Humanitarian Pathway On COVID-19

Wednesday, 22 April 2020, 6:55 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

50,000 KN95 facial masks and 20,000 protective masks have arrived in Nadi, Fiji, to be used in the fight against COVID-19. This essential Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), destined for Fiji, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia and French Polynesia is ... More >>

Statement By Secretary General Of Pacific Islands Forum On WMO Report On State Of Global Climate

Wednesday, 18 March 2020, 2:36 am | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum, Dame Meg Taylor has expressed concern on the findings of the latest World Meteorological Organization (WMO) ‘Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2019’ released last week which confirmed ... More >>

Forum Secretary General arrives in Australia

Monday, 5 February 2018, 3:52 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Dame Meg Taylor is in Canberra this week for regional policy consultations. Her discussions will focus on ensuring that people are at the centre of development across the Pacific region. More >>

Micronesia starts climate change/disaster risk assessment

Friday, 2 February 2018, 1:10 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Federated States of Micronesia commence climate change and disaster risk finance assessment 2 February 2018 Pohnpei, FSM – With a view to advancing their national climate change and disaster risk management priorities, 40 representatives from government ... More >>

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat consultations in NZ

Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 7:32 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat is conducting policy consultations in New Zealand this week with senior officials from across the New Zealand government, and representatives of civil society, and the private sector. More >>

Forum Secretariat policy consultations in Micronesia

Wednesday, 17 January 2018, 12:08 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat begins in-country policy consultations in the Federated States of Micronesia 17th January 2017 The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat begins in-country policy consultations in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) ... More >>

Climate change and our ocean of islands

Friday, 10 November 2017, 1:51 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Climate change and our ocean of islands – An Opinion-Editorial by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum (November 10, 2017) - In his writings about the incredible blue continent that we live in, the great Pacific philosopher and ... More >>

Meetings to operationalise Sustainable Development Roadmap

Monday, 6 November 2017, 1:18 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

(3 November 2017, Apia, Samoa) The Government of Samoa, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the UN system hosted Pacific Islands Country Representatives in Apia on 1 and 2 November to discuss the delivery of the Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable ... More >>

Strengthening Regional Policy Development and Implementation

Friday, 4 August 2017, 12:04 pm | Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat

Suva, Fiji (August 4, 2017) – A pioneering Pacific regional group which was part of a year-long capacity-building programme for non-state actors (NSAs) on ‘Engaging in Regional Level Policy’ was in Suva this week, at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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