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
  • 21 September 2017 Pacific Islands Forum Chair highlights priorities for the Blue Pacific at the United Nations
    United Nations, New York:As one Blue Pacific, Leaders of the Pacific Islands Forum are committed to implementing the Paris Agreement, effective ocean management and conservation, action to achieve ...Read the rest
  • 20 September 2017 Mobilising Pacific Leadership to Empower Women and Youth
    21st September 2017 United Nations, New York: ‘The Pacific region is committed to improving the health and opportunities for its women and youth, but there is still a great deal to be don...Read the rest
  • 05 September 2017 Smaller Islands States underline solidarity at 48th Pacific Islands Leaders Forum Leaders Meeting
    Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Apia, Samoa (September 5, 2017) – Strengthening solidarity amongst themselves on issues of common and special interest will be fundamental for Smaller Islan...Read the rest
  • 31 August 2017 State of Pacific Regionalism – Making the most of what we have
    An Opinion-Editorial by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum     The Pacific continues to face significant challenges to realising its political and ...Read the rest
  • 28 August 2017 State of Pacific Regionalism Report Op-Ed 2: Protecting our peaceful sea of islands
    An Opinion-Editorial by Dame Meg Taylor, Secretary General, Pacific Islands Forum The opening lines of the Framework for Pacific Regionalism state: "Pacific peoples are custodians of ...Read the rest
  • 23 August 2017 Capacity-building for Women to Strengthen Pacific Voice at COP23 Negotiations
    Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva (22 August 2017) – Twenty eight women representing twelve. Forum island countries are in Suva this week to participate in a climate change negotiators ...Read the rest
  • 22 August 2017 Pacific loses wise and dedicated climate warrior
    Suva, Fiji (August 23, 2017)– The Pacific region has lost a truly passionate environment advocate who fought for a fair and equitable response to the impact of climate change by industrial na...Read the rest
  • 22 August 2017 Discussions Underline Regional Unity and Inclusive Progress
    Pohnpei, Federated States of the Micronesia (August 23, 2017)– The Pacific Islands Forum Chair, the President of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), His Excellency Peter Christian recei...Read the rest
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