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
  • 26 August 2016 Negotiations on PACER Plus Concluded
    Pacific Islands Forum Ministers responsible for Trade and Economic Development meeting today in Christchurch, New Zealand, have concluded the legal text of the ‘Pacific Agreement on Closer ...Read the rest
  • 15 August 2016 Historic First Standing Meeting of the Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers in Suva
    The first standing meeting of Pacific Islands Forum Foreign Ministers was held at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat in Suva, Fiji on 12 August. A key objective of the meeting was to ...Read the rest
  • 11 August 2016 Collaboration between Council of Regional Organisation in the Pacific and the United Nations
    Opportunities for regional collaboration between the Council of Regional Organisations in the Pacific (CROP) agencies and the UN system were the focus today as Executives from the CRO...Read the rest
  • 11 August 2016 Civil Society Discuss Priorities Ahead of Pacific Islands Forum
      Creating a space for civil society representatives to discuss key issues and priorities that will be put to the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders, is the purpose of the “Civil...Read the rest
  • 09 August 2016 Supporting the Important Role of Non State Actors in Policy Development Across the Pacific
      JOINT Press Release: Non-State Actors (NSA) play a vital role in policy development and implementation across the Pacific region. Ensuring civil society and private sector org...Read the rest
  • 09 August 2016 Smaller Island States Strategy the Focus on First Day of Forum Officials Meetings
    Implementing a new strategy designed to ensure greater influence on the regional agenda for the Smaller Islands States of the Pacific Islands Forum was the focus of discussions at the SIS Off...Read the rest
  • 08 August 2016 Papua New Guineas High Commissioner to Fiji, H.E Ms. Lucy B. Bogari, presents credentials to the Pacific Islands Forum
    Papua New Guinea’s High Commissioner to Fiji, H.E Ms. Lucy B. Bogari, has presented her credentials as the Permanent Representative of the independent state of Papua New Guinea to the Pacific...Read the rest
  • 04 August 2016 Ontong Java Plateau Submission On The Cusp Of Historic Milestone
      Press Release "Federated States of Micronesia, Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands on the cusp of historic milestone for extended continental shelf in the Ontong...Read the rest
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