50th Pacific Islands Forum & Related Meetings, Tuvalu, 13-16 August, 2019 

Media Accreditation Information


 Media are requested to access and complete their registrations and accreditation using this form: Click here for Accreditation Form

All Registrations and Accreditations to be completed and emailed to catrinar@forumsec.org and TPelosa@gov.tv by 30th of June 2019.


 Accommodation for media representatives will be designated by the Government of Tuvalu and is covered in the registration process.

Media who have pre-arranged accommodation i.e. through Member country delegations, and require accreditation only, should note this on their registration form.

There are limited beds available for media, and if places are over-subscribed, the Forum Secretariat will have to undertake a selection/ballot process. This will be conducted on an equitable basis, however priority will be given to media from Forum Member Countries.

Late registrations will be accepted but media are encouraged to register early to ensure confirmed accommodation.

 Flight Information

 If you have flight details, please lodge them in the form. (Please Note: We advise you to NOT book your flight until your accreditation is confirmed, due to accommodation restrictions, it is possible we may need to pool media places. Flight information can be provided at a later date by accredited media. Media travelling under a Member country’s official delegation with pre-arranged accommodation can provide flight details)

Media Arrangements

 A media programme and venues will be advised in due course.

A media centre is available for use for accredited media.

 Media Workshop & Funding

 PINA, PACMAS and PIFS will provide a training opportunity (political reporting masterclass and supported story-telling) as part of the PIF programme. Date is yet to be confirmed. Funding is available for a number of Pacific-based journalists to participate in this training and attend the Leaders Meeting. Please email Catrina Rowe catrinar@forumsec.org separately to your accreditation to register your interest for this opportunity.

Information and Updates

Click here to view General Information for Media Delegates

All information and updates for media will be posted here, and on PIFS social media channels.

High-Level Programme

 Media should plan to arrive in Tuvalu by Tuesday 13th August, and depart Friday 16th or Saturday 17th August. Key Forum events are:


Tuesday 13 August, 20199 am – 12pmSmaller Island States Leaders Meeting
2 pm – 5 pmPacific ACP Leaders Meeting
6 pm – 9.30 pmOfficial Opening of the 50th Pacific Islands


Wednesday 14 August, 20199 am – 11 am50th Pacific Islands Forum Formal Session
11.30 am – 1 pmPacific Islands Forum Leaders session with Civil Society Organisations
2 pm – 3.30 pmPacific Island Forum Leaders session with Private Sector representatives
Thursday 15th August, 20199 am – 4pmForum Leaders Retreat
6.30 pmOfficial Closing of the 50th Pacific Islands Forum
Friday 16 August, 20199 am – 12pmForum Dialogue Partners Meeting
6.30 pmFarewell Function for all delegates hosted by Government of Tuvalu