News Releases


Pacific Islands Forum to Observe the 2019 Nauru Parliamentary Election

10:30am (Fiji Standard Time), Thursday 22 August 2019 Suva, Fiji – The Pacific Islands Forum will deploy an electoral observer team to the upcoming Nauru Parliamentary […]

Pacific joins negotiations for new treaty on marine biodiversity beyond national jurisdiction (BBNJ)

5:00pm (Fiji Standard Time), Wednesday 21 August 2019 United Nations, New York – As stewards of the largest ocean space on the Blue Planet, Pacific Islands […]

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

11:00am (Fiji Standard Time), Friday 02 August 2019 Suva,Fiji – Development Partners and stakeholders gathered at the Secretariat on July 31 for the Pacific Aid for […]

Pacific Islands Forum Ministerial Meetings Conclude in Suva

5:30pm (Fiji Standard Time), Friday 26 July 2019 Suva, Fiji – Two Ministerial meetings, held ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum (13 – 16 August), concluded […]

Launch of Negotiations on the EU-Pacific Regional Protocol for the Post-Cotonou Framework

09:00am (Fiji Standard Time), Monday 08 July 2019 Suva, Fiji – The Pacific ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) States and the European Union (EU) held their […]

Taiwan/Republic of China and Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Sign Cooperation Agreement

6pm (Fiji Standard Time) Thursday 04 July 2019 Suva, Fiji  – Taiwan/Republic of China (ROC) and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat today signed a Cooperation Agreement […]

Pacific Officials Prepare for UN Negotiations on Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction

12.00 pm (Fiji Standard Time), Friday 28 June 2019 Suva, Fiji- Pacific Negotiators gathered at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat this week to strategise and prepare […]

People’s Republic of China Provides Annual Development Cooperation Funding to PIFS

10:30am (Fiji Standard Time) Friday 14 June 2019 Suva, Fiji – The Government of the People’s Republic of China today confirmed support of US $1.2million to […]

Pacific Regional Workshop on Post Cotonou Negotiations Opens in Suva

12:30pm (Fiji Standard Time) Thursday 13 June 2019 Suva, Fiji – Representatives from 13 Pacific Island States gathered at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in […]