2014 Media Releases
We are dedicated to keeping all our stakeholders informed about our work across the region. Via its Public Affairs Unit, the Forum Secretariat seeks to build understanding and support for the Forum and its Secretariat
  • 28 March 2014 Understanding new and emerging export markets
      The Pacific Islands Trade & Invest (PT&I) network, the trade and investment arm of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, is organising a three day workshop from 31 March to 2 Ap...Read the rest
  • 27 March 2014 Access to Clean and Safe Water a First for Palau Residents
      An increased supply of clean and safe water is now accessible to citizens on Peleliu State in the Republic of Palau. A newly installed solar power generation system and salt water desali...Read the rest
  • 17 March 2014 The Pacific Islands Forum Representative Office in Geneva hosts a briefing for the Prime Minister of Vanuatu
    The Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Moana Carcasses Kalosil was the first Head of Government from the Pacific to be received as guest at the PIFS-Geneva office this year. He was accompanied by ...Read the rest
  • 17 March 2014 Forum Secretariat leads Assessment in Marshall Islands to enhance Access and Management of Climate Change Finance
    The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) recently undertook a climate change finance assessment in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) to help the small island nation better access and m...Read the rest
  • 11 March 2014 National Human Rights Consultation a first for the Kingdom
    A first ever, two week long national human rights consultation programme commenced yesterday in the Kingdom of Tonga for both government officials and non-government participants. The worksh...Read the rest
  • 08 March 2014 Forum Secretariat Celebrates Women in Leadership Roles
    On March 8th, as we join the world to celebrate International Women’s’ Day, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is inspiring change by celebrating its women in leadership roles...Read the rest
  • 05 March 2014 Pacific delegates to voice regions issues at Commission on Status of Women CSW 58th session in New York
    A Pacific delegation comprising of one minister, six senior officials from various government ministries and a representative from women with disabilities will be funded to participate at this...Read the rest
  • 28 February 2014 Forum Secretariat, OCTA and the MSG Secretariat coordinate action on regional trade and investment initiatives.
      JOINT PRESS STATEMENT The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, the Office of the Chief Trade Adviser (OCTA) and the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat have announced incre...Read the rest
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