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
  • 19 June 2017 Pacific Islands Forum will observe National Elections in Papua New Guinea
    19 June 2017 The Pacific Islands Forum has accepted an invitation from the Government of Papua New Guinea to observe the 2017 National Elections. A Forum Electoral Observer Team arrive in P...Read the rest
  • 19 June 2017 Promoting Electronic-Commerce to develop trade in the Pacific
    The potential of electronic commerce (e-commerce) as a tool for increasing economic growth and development will be explored during the “Promoting E-Commerce in the Pacific –Recent ...Read the rest
  • 15 June 2017 Pacific People Must Own Agenda 2030 for Effectiveness
    Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat, Suva (June 15, 2017) – Representatives of Pacific governments, civil society, private sector and development agencies are meeting at the Pacific Islands For...Read the rest
  • 15 June 2017 Implementation of PACER Plus must support the development needs of Forum Island Countries
    15 June 2017 The PACER Plus trade and development agreement was signed yesterday by ten Forum Member countries in Tonga. “The signature of PACER Plus marks an important milestone for ...Read the rest
  • 13 June 2017 National Economies and Commitments to Benefit from Gender Responsive Budgeting
    Wednesday 14 June 2017 (Pacific)– Decision-makers around the region are being urged to match commitments on gender equality with increased and better targeted funding. Pacific Island...Read the rest
  • 07 June 2017 The Blue Pacific: Pacific countries demonstrate innovation in sustainably developing, managing and conserving their part of the Pacific Ocean
    The Blue Pacific is the world’s largest oceanic continent, made up of a grouping of Pacific island countries and territories engaged in innovative and unique initiatives that show l...Read the rest
  • 05 June 2017 Pacific Islands Forum reaffirms commitment the Paris Climate Agreement; Urges the world to do the same
    (June 4, 2017)-The Pacific Islands Forum reaffirms its commitment to the Paris Agreement on climate change and commends all countries that have recently reiterated their support. The state...Read the rest
  • 02 June 2017 Regional organisations support for Pacific Countries at UN Oceans Conference
    Leaders from Pacific island countries and territories will attend the United Nations Oceans Conference in New York next week looking to show the world how important a healthy ocean is for thei...Read the rest
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