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 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
  • 23 October 2017 Pacific Islands Forum supports economic growth through trade policy frameworks
    The value of incorporating trade policy frameworks into national development plans to ensure inclusive and holistic approaches to economic growth is the subject of talks this week at the Pacific Is...Read the rest
  • 10 October 2017 Pacific Ocean Commissioner will support Palau to host the Our Ocean Conference in 2020
    11th October 2017 The Pacific Ocean Commissioner, Dame Meg Taylor, has congratulated the Government of Palau following the announcement that it will host the 2020 Our Ocean Conference. ...Read the rest
  • 05 October 2017 European Union joins forces with Sweden to support sustainable management and development of fisheries in the Pacific region
    Malta - 06 October, 2017 - The European Union Commissioner for International Cooperation and Development, Neven Mimica and the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF), Dame Meg Ta...Read the rest
  • 03 October 2017 Pacific Immigration Officials Explore Labour Mobility in the Region
    JOINT PRESS STATEMENT Pacific Immigration Officials Explore Labour Mobility in the Region    Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva (September 04, 2017) -Immigration officia...Read the rest
  • 28 September 2017 Call for consultation on how Asia links can support Pacific Islands economic development
    How can the Pacific Islands benefit from the Asian Century?  The Pacific Islands Forum has begun a regional consultation with stakeholders on a new framework for sustainable economi...Read the rest
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