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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 >>

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 >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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