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 […]
13/06/2018
Legislating for climate smart DRM Group Photo

Legislating for climate smart disaster risk management in the Pacific

Legislating for climate smart disaster risk management (DRM) is one of the many ways in which the Pacific region is working together to strengthen its resilience […]
12/06/2018
Walolyn Hamata Mamau

Walolyn Hamata Mamau, Climate Change Finance Officer in Solomon Islands

Walolyn Hamata Mamau recently joined the Solomon Islands Ministry of Finance and Treasury as the Climate Change Finance Officer. Walolyn’s core responsibility is to support the […]
01/06/2018

Eliminating fisheries subsidies that contribute to illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing

Fisheries are a key source of economic opportunity for Pacific Islanders and Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ recognise fisheries as one of the regions sustainable development priorities. […]
31/05/2018

Learning from SIDS at the 5th Understanding Risk Forum

At the recent 5th Understanding Risk Forum, held in Mexico City from the 14th-18th of May, representatives from SIDS shared their experiences and lessons learned managing […]
30/05/2018
Representing the Pacific region at the Inter-Agency Consultation with Regional and Continental Organisations

Oceans, Fisheries & Sustainable Development Emphasised at ACP Meeting

Discussions are currently underway between the European Union and the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, to renew the ACP-EU Partnership Agreement, or the Cotonou Agreement […]
29/05/2018

Stephen Lyon: Representing the Private Sector on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing the private sector is Mr. Stephen Lyon. Mr Lyon is the current […]
23/05/2018

Ms. Esther Lameko-Poutoa – Representing Polynesia on the Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism

The Specialist Sub-Committee on Regionalism recently welcomed four new members. The new member representing Polynesia is Esther Lameko-Poutoa, she is currently working as a Practicing Chartered Accountant […]