2017 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
  • 06 December 2017 Partnerships critical in Pacific Approaches of Activism against Gender-Based Violence
    Joint Media Release  (Wednesday 6 December 2017 – Suva, Fiji)– Today’s talanoa on the Pacific approaches to what works to end violence against women and girls h...Read the rest
  • 20 November 2017 Pacific Islands Forum concludes Observer Mission to the 2017 Tonga National Parliamentary Elections
    (November 19, 2017) - The Pacific Islands Forum Election Observer Team to the 2017 Tonga National Parliamentary Elections has concluded its mission in Tonga. The election was held on 16 November 20...Read the rest
  • 17 November 2017 Pacific Region Urges Ambitious Action from the COP23
    Voices of the Pacific region addressed the High Level Segment of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change COP23 in Bonn Germany, reiterating their call for urgent and ambitious act...Read the rest
  • 14 November 2017 Pacific Region United for Urgent Climate Action at UN Climate Conference
    JOINT MEDIA RELEASE   History is in the making with Fiji presiding over the Twenty-Third Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC ...Read the rest
  • 09 November 2017 Pacific Islands Forum to observe 2017 Tonga National Elections
    (November 9, 2017) - At the invitation of the Government of Tonga the Pacific Islands Forum will field a team to observe Tonga’s National Election. The Election will be held on 16 Novemb...Read the rest
  • 06 November 2017 Samoa hosts series of meetings to operationalise the Pacific Roadmap for Sustainable Development
    (3 November 2017, Apia, Samoa) The Government of Samoa, the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat and the UN system hosted Pacific Islands Country Representatives in Apia on 1 and 2 November to discuss...Read the rest
  • 31 October 2017 Regional officials prepare for WTO ministerial conference
    1 November 2017 The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) in collaboration with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) Secretariat have jointly organised a Regional Preparatory Workshop in Nadi,...Read the rest
  • 31 October 2017 Pacific Islands Forum Chair Announces Regional Policy Consultations
    1st November 2017 The Chair of the Pacific Islands Forum Samoan Prime Minister Tuila’epa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi has called on the people, communities, and organisations of the region ...Read the rest
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