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
  • 15 September 2016 Pacific Island Leaders endorse regional framework for building resilience to climate change and disasters
    15 September 2016 Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia –In a world first, Pacific Island Forum Leaders have endorsed an integrated regional framework to build resilience to climate cha...Read the rest
  • 14 September 2016 Private Sector calls for open economies in the Pacific region
      The Private Sector in their dialogue with the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders has urged more open economies in the region calling for streamlining of business processes and improved mobili...Read the rest
  • 09 September 2016 Regional Civil Society Applaud Leaders Commitment to Dialogue
      The value of ongoing dialogue with civil society was recognized and reinforced by Forum Leaders when they met yesterday at the Regional Civil Society Breakfast in Pohnpei. Th...Read the rest
  • 08 September 2016 Pacific ACP (PACP) Leaders meeting
    Pacific ACP (PACP) Leaders met on 8 September 2016 in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia to discuss a range of issues affecting the PACP region relating to their partnerships with the African ...Read the rest
  • 07 September 2016 Smaller Island States Welcome the Federated States of Micronesia
    Leaders of the Smaller Islands States of the Pacific Islands Forum today welcomed the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) as their newest member. As the meeting got underway, Prime Minister of...Read the rest
  • 06 September 2016 47th Pacific Islands Forum Meeting Begins Tomorrow in the Federated States of Micronesia
    Increasing the economic returns of regional fisheries, and responding to the effects of climate change and disaster risk management are two priority issues that Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum...Read the rest
  • 02 September 2016 Pacific Leaders meet with President Obama, Urging the U.S. to Ratify the Paris Agreement
    PRESS RELEASE 1/09/16 “The Pacific depends on the world’s ratification of the Paris Agreement to urgently tackle the challenges of climate change for our islands,” Prim...Read the rest
  • 30 August 2016 China-Pacific Islands trade grows amidst global downturn
    While world trade has slowed recently, trade between China and the Pacific Islands has continued to grow according to new figures, with two-way trade almost doubling in 2015 to US$7.5 billion....Read the rest
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