22/08/2018
CROP Heads 2018

Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific Turns 30

The Council of Regional Organisations of the Pacific (CROP) celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. The CROP was first endorsed by Pacific Islands Forum Leaders in […]
21/08/2018

Being a Smaller Islands States Attaché – by Moira Simmons Avafoa

My name is Moira Simmons-Avafoa, I am from Tuvalu, a country surrounded by an ocean (Exclusive Economic Zone) that is more than 29000 times larger than […]
06/08/2018

33rd Anniversary of the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty

Today marks the 33rd anniversary of a significant event in the history of the Pacific Islands Forum – the signing of the South Pacific Nuclear Free […]
31/07/2018
49th Pacific Islands Forum Logo

Building a Strong Pacific: Our People, Our Islands, Our Will

The future of the Pacific will be determined by its people. Greater Pacific regionalism provides Pacific Island countries with the opportunity to chart their own path […]
30/07/2018
Sir Albert Henry, Prime Minister of the Cook Islands

Acting as One Blue Contintent for our People and our Environment

“The people of our islands live with the sea from their earliest days. Fish, shell fish, types of sea weed, are everyday foods; pearl shell and […]
19/07/2018

Global development partnerships and voluntary reviews at the United Nations – by Charmina Saili, Regional Planning Adviser in New York

New York (July 18, 2018) – The Blue Pacific is making ripples in New York this week with two Pacific Islands Forum members presenting their Voluntary […]
18/07/2018

Resilient Kiribati – Reflections from Tarawa by Meg Taylor, DBE

Celebrating Kiribati Independence Day with President, His Excellency Taneti Maamau, First Lady Maamau, Members of the Cabinet and the people of Kiribati was for me, an […]
04/07/2018

Advancing Pacific Fisheries Interests

Fisheries being a shared and significant resource for our ocean states, Pacific nations have successfully managed their fisheries in a sustainable manner through joint efforts. As […]
18/06/2018

Toolkit to enrich civil society engagement in policy development around fisheries sector launched

The Pacific Islands Forum is committed to working closely with civil society and non-government organisations to develop regional policy, and one sector in which this partnership […]