Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
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
  • 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
  • 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
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