06/07/2017

Tonga Project part of Regional Energy Solutions Initiative

Vava’u, Tonga- More than 300,000 Pacific islanders are directly benefiting from the regional Pacific Environment Community Fund (PEC Fund) supported by Japan, through which clean, reliable, […]
15/06/2017

Implementation of PACER Plus must support the development needs of Forum Island Countries

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 […]
06/02/2015

Tonga Climate Finance and Risk Governance Assessment underway

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) is partnering with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to support a national Climate Finance and Risk Governance (CFRG) Assessment […]
11/03/2014

National Human Rights Consultation a first for the Kingdom

A first ever, two week long national human rights consultation programme commenced yesterday in the Kingdom of Tonga for both government officials and non-government participants. The […]
15/07/2013

Tonga Lord Prime Minister Tu’ivakano’s Speech On the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forum Economic Ministers’ Meeting 2013

Lord Prime Minister Tu’ivakano’s Speech On the occasion of the Opening Ceremony of the Forum Economic Ministers’ Meeting 4 th July 2013 Honourable Ministers Members of […]
28/08/2012

Samoa keen to share experiences with Tonga

[Nuku’alofa, Tonga] The Samoan member of the Tonga Peer Review team says he is keen to take back with him lessons from Tonga, such as their […]
22/08/2012

Best practice’ identified in Tonga Energy Roadmap (TERM)

[Nuku’alofa, Tonga] The Tonga Energy Roadmap – commonly known as TERM – takes a bold step in turning the development paradigm on its head. Where traditionally […]
21/08/2012

Tongan PM welcomes Peer Review team

[Nuku’alofa, Tonga] Tonga is pursuing an holistic approach to planning, budgeting and development coordination. These were the words of the Tongan Prime Minister, Lord Tu’ivakano, in […]
16/08/2012

PACP Trade Ministers urged to consider the region in EPA negotiations

Trade Ministers of the Pacific ACP States have been urged to reach beyond their narrow national interests, and embrace their collective responsibility to each other when […]
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