15/05/2018

Gerson Alik Jackson – Representing Micronesia on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing Micronesia is Gerson Alik Jackson, born on March 30, 1953 in the […]
11/05/2018

Siotame Drew Havea: Representing Civil Society on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing Civil Society is Mr. Siotame Drew Havea. Mr. Havea has extensive experience […]
11/05/2018
Kiribati meeting with customs and private sector officials

Kiribati Consultations on the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement

At the request of the Kiribati government, the Forum Secretariat is in Kiribati this week to undertake consultations on the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA) […]
10/05/2018
Pacific Leaders meet French President Macron

Pacific Leaders Meet with French President in New Caledonia

Pacific Leaders underlined their common identity as the ‘Blue Pacific’ during their meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron in New Caledonia last weekend. Hon. Tuilaepa Sailele […]
10/05/2018
Participants at the McCabe Centre workshop

Regulating Unhealthy Products to Reduce Non Communicable Diseases

Non Communicable Diseases are a major problem in Pacific Island countries and are often viewed as a health and lifestyle issue. While this is true, there’s […]
09/05/2018
Bonn Climate Change Conference

Representing Pacific Island Countries at the Bonn Climate Change Conference

This week sees the conclusion of the Bonn Climate Change Conference (also known as SB48) which continues work on progressing the Paris Agreement Work Plan. The […]
08/05/2018

Esther Lameko-Poutoa: Representing Polynesia on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism welcomed four new members recently. Representing Polynesia is Esther Lameko-Poutoa. Ms. Lameko-Poutoa is currently working as a Practicing Chartered Accountant & […]
03/05/2018

Briefing Melanesian Spearhead Group Police Commissioners and Ministers on Biketawa Plus

The Forum Secretariat’s Regional Security Advisor, Viliame Wilikilagi, attended the 8th Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Police Commissioners Conference and the 3rd MSG Police Ministers Meeting in […]
02/05/2018

World Tuna Day at the Forum Secretariat

Tuna is one of the great resources available to Pacific people. It plays a central role in the diets of many islanders, more than 60% of […]