2016 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
  • 04 November 2016 Connections vital for Pacific integrated ocean management
      The Pacific Ocean influences every aspect of life and has done so for millennia—it unites and divides, connects and separates, and sustains and threatens our very survival. ...Read the rest
  • 01 November 2016 Deputy Secretary General Andie Fong Toy's opening remarks to Effective Financing & Partnerships for the SDGs in the Pacific Workshop.
    1/11/16 UNDP Regional Director, Permanent Secretaries of Finance, Senior Finance and Planning Officials of Member countries, Representatives of Non-State Actors, Diplomatic Missions ...Read the rest
  • 27 October 2016 Partnerships to Address Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Fisheries are the Focus of the 4th Korea  Pacific Islands Senior Officials Meeting
    27/10/16 Busan, Korea: The value of mutual prosperity through ongoing cooperation and strategic partnerships between the Pacific Islands Forum and the Republic of Korea was reinforced d...Read the rest
  • 18 October 2016 China-Pacific Islands Forum Cooperative Fund Receives USD$1.05 Million Donation from the Chinese Government
    18/10/16 The strong relationship between China and the Pacific Islands Forum was highlighted today as Chinese Ambassador to Fiji Mr. ZHANG Ping signed over USD $1.05 million to Dame Meg Taylor,...Read the rest
  • 12 October 2016 Pacific Islands Forum Chair calls for Sustained Commitment to Tackling Climate Change
    12th October 2016 The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum, His Excellency Peter Christian, President of the Federated States of Micronesia, has praised the political will of those countr...Read the rest
  • 07 October 2016 Swift ratification of the Paris Agreement is a Pivotal Moment for the Pacific and the Planet
    07/10/16 The Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Dame Meg Taylor, has welcomed the swift ratification of the Paris Agreement by country Parties, which now enables the ag...Read the rest
  • 29 September 2016 Maketi Ples takes Pacific Art to Australia
    Nikki Mariner, Manamea Art Studio, Samoa 2016, 'Tausi in the Street but a Freak in the Sheets'   Contemporary Bilum work from Papua New Guinea will be featured in the s...Read the rest
  • 16 September 2016 New Framework to build resilience to climate change and disasters in the Pacific Islands
      16 September 2016 Pacific Leaders’ endorsement of the The Framework for Resilient Development in the Pacific (FRDP), the world’s first integrated regional framewo...Read the rest
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