December 7, 2011

UPDATES FROM COP17: Nauru President calls for bold action

The Pacific nations did not come to Durban to fail. This was the assertion made by the President of Nauru, H.E. Mr Sprent Dabwido, at the […]
December 6, 2011

UPDATES FROM COP17: Staying positive as climate talks hit delays

One of the most frequent questions I am asked at the international climate negotiations goes along these lines: “How do you remain positive when you, a […]
December 6, 2011

UPDATES FROM COP17: Pacific showcases adaptation efforts

The Pacific Adaptation to Climate Change (PACC) Project presented to donors and implementing agencies during its side event at the 17th Conference of Parties held in […]
December 6, 2011

First regional deportee meeting

The first-ever regional meeting focusing on addressing the issue of criminal deportees was held in Suva, Fiji last week, organized by the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat […]
December 5, 2011

Partnerships – a necessity in Pacific-African cooperation

The Cook Islands Finance Minister, Hon. Mark Brown says developing partnerships are a necessity in the Pacific as countries in the region face new challenges and […]
December 3, 2011


Climate change goes beyond the direct impacts of well-publicised sea-level rise, says an expert from the Pacific region. Think food security and health. Think infrastructure; planning […]
December 2, 2011

Forum Compact to be used to localise Busan outcomes

The Pacific Islands Forum countries will use the Cairns Compact on Strengthening Development Coordination (Forum Compact) to follow up on the outcomes of the 4th High […]
December 1, 2011

Samoa urges country leadership in climate change financing

Busan, Republic of Korea– Samoa has told the 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness underway in Busan, Republic of Korea that country leadership is one […]
December 1, 2011

Joint PIFS and NEPAD statement

The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat (PIFS) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) as a programme of the African Union, have called for stronger recognition […]
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